By Jonathon Van Maren As the culture wars heat up and assaults on religious liberty increase, Christians are increasingly beginning to wonder who their friends are. After some thought, I’ve come up with a helpful litmus test: If a someone identifies as a Christian (and people can identify as anything these days) but spends more…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Times seem dark for American conservatism. With the Republican Party engaging in a bloody, full-fledged civil war, the House of Clinton slowly rising once again, and the potential of Barack Obama stacking the Supreme Court with progressive justices for a generation, politicians constantly conjure up the smiling, sunny face of Ronald…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren The big story this week is the ongoing discussion surrounding euthanasia in Canada—but there’s been other developments, as well. My weekly culture update: **** Euthanasia has many victims, but it seems that the first one the suicide cheerleaders are attempting to claim is freedom of conscience, with a Canadian parliamentary panel…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren If there’s one thing that many conservatives have traditionally hated doing, it’s recognizing that the left has conquered virtually every aspect of mainstream culture: Hollywood, the mainstream media, the music industry. Left-wing politicians have a horde of attractive movie stars and musicians to headline their rallies—conservatives have had virtually none. When…Details
In the sixth installment of The Bridgehead’s series on the history of the sweeping Rescue movement of the late ’80s and early ’90s, Jonathon Van Maren speaks with former Rescue leader Joe Slovenec.
By Jonathon Van Maren Nearly half a dozen times in the last month, I have seen media stories say precisely the opposite thing, about precisely the same event. This time around, it was a reporter from TIME magazine getting choke-slammed by a member of Donald Trump’s Secret Service detail, which most of the media is…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Here is this week’s culture update! **** As Donald J. Trump marches ever closer to securing the Republican nomination, those of us who recognize him for the narcissistic charlatan that he is had the pleasure of watching him get thoroughly thrashed by Marco Rubio during the CNN debate. Douglas Wilson’s comment…Details
How should Christians interact with literature and art? What should they be reading? Jonathon Van Maren sits down with Dr. Scott Masson and Dr. Bill Friesen to discuss these thing.
Tim Challies is a Christian author, blogger, and speaker who writes for a large audience at Challies.com. He joins Jonathon Van Maren to discuss how to keep homes and communities porn-free.
By Jonathon Van Maren I’ve seen plenty of political rallies, and heard plenty of stump speeches. But nothing quite compares to the day I spent with my fiancée in Charleston, South Carolina, where the Republican Civil War was underway. When we arrived at Charleston College, we discovered that Ted Cruz’s event with Fox News host…Details