Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer, two Irish journalists who covered the story of mass killer and notorious Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell, have co-authored the book Gosnell: The Untold Story of America’s Most Prolific Serial Killer. McElhinney joins Jonathon Van Maren to tell the story.
By Jonathon Van Maren With the Conservative leadership race reaching the final stretch, I’m sure I’m not the only one who is getting a bit tired of the dozens of daily emails from every candidate. Like most of you, I’ve known who my top choices are for months. Pierre Lemieux and Brad Trost are two…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren This is Part II of my review of Rod Dreher’s The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation. Part I can be found here. One of the reasons I found Rod Dreher’s Benedict Option so fascinating is that the more I read, the more his proposal sounded precisely…Details
Michael Wear, one of the youngest White House staffers in modern American history, served in the Barack Obama Administration for several years, facilitating evangelical outreach during the 2012 campaign. He recently authored the book “Reclaiming Hope: Lessons Learned in the Obama White House About the Future of Faith in America. He joined Jonathon Van Maren…Details
Dr. John Foubert, an expert on sexual assault prevention and pornography, joins Jonathon Van Maren to discuss what our culture can do to combat the porn pandemic. His new book has recently been released, and is full of vital information that provides a road map to what has unfolded over the past two decades.
By Jonathon Van Maren The release of Rod Dreher’s The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation last month marks the arrival of a book hotly debated in Christian circles since long before its publication. Rod Dreher, the author of wonderful books such as The Little Way of Ruthie Leming: A Southern…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren While there are many ironies in the realm of politics that provoke painful chuckles from those of us who follow them, there is perhaps none so galling as the renewed attacks on Christian schools by the most repugnant member of Alberta Premier Rachel Notley’s cabinet, Education Minister David Eggen. In the…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Islamic militants greeted the arrival of Palm Sunday in Egypt with two suicide bombings, one in St. Mark’s Cathedral, the seat of the Coptic Church in Alexandria, and the other in Tanta, where the bomber transformed a joyful celebration into horrifying carnage when he detonated himself at the very front of…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Louis C.K. is crude, misogynist, and profane. While none of those things are particularly unusual for a comedian, Louis C.K. generally attempts to take things to the next level with humor so dark and nihilist that many of his listeners cringe while they laugh. In some ways, he’s the anti-hero who…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Society at large continues to grapple with the fact that the wide-scale pornification of our culture is coming at a brutally high cost—especially to girls and women. Alabama, for example, is taking a look at legislative ways of addressing the problem: When Alabama lawmakers return to the Capitol next week they…Details