The largest study of same-sex sexual behavior finds the genetics are complicated, and social and environmental factors are also key.
Justin TaylorAn interesting piece not only for the findings of the the largest study done thus far on genetic influences on sexuality—but also for the handwringing on whether to publicize what the results indicate.
Donald Trump’s controversial stop at a Virginia mega-church after a mass shooting showed how even normal Christian behavior has been scrutinized during this administration.
Justin Taylor"What’s remarkable about this prayer is not that it happened, but that it shows how thoroughly the Trump era has opened the way for cynicism and outrage over even mundane, predictable Christian behavior."
The charred lump of scroll sat in an archaeologist’s office, impossible to read without destroying it – until now
Justin TaylorUsing 3D technology to "virtually unwrap" for the first time a 2,000-year-old charred scroll—the oldest scroll ever discovered—they find the text is "100% identical" to our version of Leviticus
March Madness kicks off on Thursday as the first round of the NCAA Tournament gets underway. The No. 1 overall seed in the tournament is Virginia. The Cavaliers are 31-2 on the season, the 2018 ACC regular season and tournament champions, and have...
Justin Taylor"My love for my wife, my family, coaching, basketball are wonderful things, but when you line them up in comparison to Christ and a relationship with him, with what he’s done for me and given me, they don’t compare. That’s the greatest truth I know.”
One Soul at a Time: The Story of Billy Graham [Grant Wacker] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. <P>The lively story of one of the most influential evangelists of all time.</P><P>For more than five decades Billy Graham (1918-2018)...
Justin TaylorGrant Wacker's new biography of Billy Graham—due out this fall—is now available for pre-order.
Yesterday, David French lectured on intersectionality on the campus of Boyce College and Southern Seminary. It was a pleasure to have David on campus, and his lectures were really stimulating. The …
Justin TaylorHow badly has intersectionality theory infiltrated the SBC seminaries?
They go out and sponsor lectures like *this*—with well-known woke-cultural-Marxist-social-justice-warrior-victimologists like @DavidAFrench.
The New York Times managed to publish an article that leaves readers with less understanding of the issue at its end than at its beginning.
Justin Taylor"The @nytimes [via @nytDeniseGrady] may have set out to provide a fact check, but it has managed to publish an article that leaves readers with less understanding of the issue at its end than at its beginning."
Historian of evangelicalism Mark Noll explains three things he has learned about awakenings in church history.
Justin TaylorMark Noll: "Most of the circumstances that have made a permanent difference in spreading the Gospel and deepening the church’s understanding of the Gospel have taken place in ordinary church settings rather than revivals."
Carl Trueman: “It is to indulge in the spirit of this age, which eschews thoughtful argument about difficult issues for moronic and often malicious soundbites.”
Justin TaylorCarl Trueman, no acolyte of Tim Keller, says the charge of "cultural Marxism" reveals the ignorance of the troll, indulges in the spirit of this age, eschews thoughtful argument for moronic and often malicious soundbites, and breaks the Ninth Commandment.
Senator Ben Sasse addresses the #MeToo movement, Brett Kavanaugh, and the circus of the Senate, in one of the best speeches you will ever hear from the Senate floor.
Justin TaylorI would rarely recommend listening to a Senate floor speech. But this emotional speech from @BenSasse is worth listening to and sharing regarding the #MeToo movement and our current cultural sickness.
As was the case last time around, Mayer and Farrow tell an interesting tale, and then admit openly that there is no evidence for it.
Justin TaylorOuch: "Even as an immigrant, I had heard of @NewYorker ‘s supposedly famous 'fact-checking' process. Seven years into my time in America, I must finally conclude that is a myth. This isn’t a story; it’s a page from the National Enquirer."
Liberals are sure he's guilty. Conservatives are sure he's innocent. How about some humility and restraint, please?
Justin Taylor"The only responsible thing to do in such a situation — as opposed to the politically expedient thing to do — is either to suspend judgment or render it with suitable humility and skepticism."