State of the Culture: Losses and wins

By Jonathon Van Maren The province of Ontario continues to highlight what happens when you elect a LGBTQ activist to the highest office: post-modernism gets replaced with post-reality. From the National Post: Ontario is considering more changes to the collection and display of gender information on government documents, not long after announcing gender-neutral driver’s licences…

Why we must reject the Alt-Right

By Jonathon Van Maren It may be one of the most frequently asked questions in conservative circles in this 2016 election cycle: Who is the alt-right? Who are these more-or-less previously unheard of Internet firebrands who skitter from Twitter to Internet comment sections throwing rhetorical Molotov cocktails, generating memes celebrating the orange Donald Trump as…

Why I write the way I write

By Jonathon Van Maren One of the questions I’m asked most often regarding my writing is whether or not I find certain polemics and rhetoric—which I employ not infrequently–to be “harsh” or “divisive.” I think this is a good question. After all, writing on social issues and the challenges facing Christian communities in the 21st…