Category Archives: Culture

In the Lion’s Den: Tough Topics with Everett Berry

After our latest Lion’s Den Q&A with professors, we asked our resident theologian, Dr. Everett Berry, to discuss the theological implications of the questions raised by our students.

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The Engaging Culture of the Mind

by Kirk Spencer “Engage” and “transform” are popular words in academic circles. They can take on many meanings. Taken together, they usually imply connecting (engaging) to make a difference (transform). In my opinion, this is not something that can be … Continue reading

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The Goober Truth

by Kirk Spencer The goober truth is when a liar tells the truth about lying which causes the truth-telling liar to be exposed as a liar… and so he then has to convincingly lie to cover up the fact that … Continue reading

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Endowed by Our CR

by Kirk Spencer Ben Affleck said that “we are endowed by our CR…” He was attempting to quote that famous line from the Declaration of Independence—that we are “endowed by our creator with certain unalienable rights.”  Ben only barely got … Continue reading

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Crying Moral Wolf

by Barry Creamer Those of us who believe in objectivity, truth, knowledge, (not to mention follow Jesus) hold that there is a fence between right and wrong, and that the fence doesn’t move. So it’s easy to understand why we … Continue reading

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This Chivalry Thing

by Kirk Spencer Whoopi said “You have to teach women, do not live with this idea that men have this chivalry thing still with them… Don’t assume that’s still in place. So don’t be surprised if you hit a man, … Continue reading

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The Desolation of Cultural Smog

by Kirk Spencer I recently heard a preaching talking about how Christians must “breathe” the cultural smog. It is true that the mass media has created a smutty atmosphere as of late, however, for some reason, the metaphor made me think … Continue reading

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