Articles on Culture

“What am I going to do with my retirement?”  The anxious question came from Anne Bell, a recently retired researcher at the University of Northern Colorado. As a staff volunteer for the 5280 Fellowship, a young leaders program in Denver,... Continue...

They are going to do it anyway. So regulate it, tax it, and we all will benefit. Alcohol is legal, so what difference does it make if pot is legal? Prohibition does not work; we learned that lesson. The government... Continue...

Through happenstance, I recently found myself touring the exhibit hall at a kitchen and bath expo. It was in a large hall, filled with booths displaying everything from faucets to flooring, countertops to bathtubs, sinks, and plumbing supplies. In one... Continue...

Within the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), resolutions have traditionally been defined as an expression of opinion or concern, as compared to a motion, which calls for action. A resolution is not used to direct an entity of the denomination to... Continue...

Most of us love reading. So why are we reading less? Actually, that’s not quite true. We read all the time. Social media feeds. News bulletins. Trip Advisor. Product reviews. But are we reading books? There is something special about... Continue...

About a third of Americans (36 percent) say they attend religious services at least once a week, and nearly the same percentage (30 percent) say they seldom or never attend religious services. A recent survey by Pew Research asked the... Continue...

A brief perusal of current events or pop culture will make one acutely aware that Christians are not home in this world. As the author of Hebrews stated it, “They seek a city that is come” (Heb. 13:14). While a... Continue...

When I was young, faced with washing dishes or some other such chore, my siblings and I would wonder when science would catch science fiction and our home would function like The Jetsons, where everything was automated awesomeness. In the... Continue...

Each year, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences offers up nominations for what it believes to be the best work in film from the previous year. This year’s upcoming ceremony looks to be particularly interesting after last year’s... Continue...

Near the end of his second letter to Timothy, the apostle Paul includes what may seem to be a mere instruction to a helper: “When you come, bring the cloak that I left with Carpus at Troas, also the books,... Continue...