In a survey led by Donna Freitas, 73% of student respondents say they strive to appear happy or positive when it comes to anything attached to their real name. What are the repercussions of this happiness standard and the perceptions we form of ourselves online?
Much of contemporary Christian resources on discipleship, ministry, and mission are centered on responding to a fast-fading reality. So many write, preach, and teach against a cultural Christianity high on piety, low on practice, which separated itself from the world, derided as too heavenly to be any earthly good. For
People of faith differ on how much concern we should pay to the culture at hand, questioning what good can we really do engaging in a broken world. Can we really make a significant difference? Does God share these concerns? Every generation must answer these questions in the same way
Christians often use the word “kingdom” without a complete understanding of what the term actually means. James K.A. Smith argues that the kingdom is the reality where God’s rules govern and God’s precepts reign. In this imaginative talk, Smith envisions a world where the kingdom is visible
Over the past half century, America has moved from a culture of self-effacement to a culture of self-expression: think Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, etc. A recent TIME magazine cover called out the "Me, Me, Me Generation" and the ways today's culture and technologies feed a present narcissism. But even with this