Month: June 2014

30-minute church, and I’ll have fries with that

Church, the abridged version, isn’t a new idea. Churches have tried all kinds of adaptations to get bodies in the pews. Perhaps most famously, Mike Huckabee’s church tried a 30-minute service in 2008, “designed with...

/ June 16, 2014

Three ways you know your dad is great

1. He wants you to be your own person I feel bad that my dad doesn’t have anyone to go hunting with him anymore. He grew up going with his own father, but neither my siblings...

/ June 13, 2014

Mapping ISIL’s moves in Iraq

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) now controls a full third of Iraq, and is at Baghdad’s doorstep. The terrorist group — now a small army — captured Ramadi and Fallujah to the...

/ June 12, 2014

The going rate for your education

While so many Americans are spoiled for education – apathetic kids barely willing to crack open a textbook – Nigerian children are being murdered for it. In Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head...

/ June 10, 2014

Piercing the soul of America

Something is berserk in the Empire. Yet another guy has gone off the rails, run amok in a shooting storm that so far has left one dead and three injured, this time at Seattle Pacific...

/ June 6, 2014