Faith + Culture

“For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible…—all things have been created through Him and for Him.” Colossians 1:16

We believe that because man is made in God’s image, he possesses the ability to create in a way that reflects the truth, beauty, and goodness of Jesus and the Gospel.

Areas of focus: Arts/Literature, Music, Human Creativity, History of Ideas, Whole Life Stewardship, Film, Pluralism, Science, Happiness, Defining Culture

Facts First (When They Benefit Us)

This week, CNN released an advertisement which made an argument, seemingly directed at President Donald Trump, concerning truth. However, this same advertisement unknowingly attacked their own arguments concerning transgenderism. On Sunday, President Trump ref... Read More »

The Polyamorous God?

This post originally appeared on Travis Dickinson’s website, The Benefit of the Doubt, at http://www.travisdickinson.com/the-polyamorous-god/. Polyamory and the Church Chuck McKnight thinks it’s time for the church to talk about polyamory. So he’s de... Read More »

Could Vying for Artificial Intelligence Superiority Lead to WWIII? And the Battle Ahead

I was just a young boy when Apollo 11 landed on the moon in 1969.  As a youth, all those space launches and missions captured my imagination. I wanted to be an astronaut and go on exotic trips across the cosmos. Perhaps you, like my wife and me, have watched ... Read More »

Grindstone explores relationship between faith and science

During a Grindstone panel discussion on the relationship between faith and science, John West argued that all scientific progress is made within a de facto design paradigm. That is, even Darwinists, insofar as they are making progress in understanding things, ... Read More »

Grindstone: Science and Faith: Are They Really in Conflict?

A panel discussion about the relationship between faith and science. Read More »

An Inauguration Day Prayer

Today is Inauguration Day. It is the day that the most powerful country in the world transfers power from one leader to the next. In many respects, this is unique to the American experiment. The outgoing President and the incoming President, who hold starkly d... Read More »

Grindstone panel discusses key issues of 2016 presidential election

The culmination of the 2016 presidential race is rapidly approaching, and fittingly, the Oct. 20 Grindstone panel discussed what is at stake for Christians as they make final decisions for their vote, and how the church should interact with the world of politi... Read More »

Politics and Ministry

Over the past several weeks, I have been asked more about politics than I can ever remember. The situation with the current presidential election has created as much discussion as the Bush-Gore fiasco of 2000. At Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, we h... Read More »

American Exceptionalism: Glorious Destiny Lofty Ideal

This Land Center Lecture features John D. Wilsey speaking on American Exceptionalism: Glorious Destiny Lofty Ideal. Read More »