Don’t Move in Together for Convenience – or Real Estate.

If you want to understand the pitfalls of living together before marriage, you don’t need to look at National Review or Christianity Today. You can consult the New York Times. Well, sort of. Last Sunday, the Real Estate section of the paper featured a story called, “What I Wish I’d Known Before Moving In Together.” … Continued

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A Story of Redemption – and Baseball

In the fall of 2004, Major League Baseball player Rick Ankiel had every reason to give up. The one-time pitching phenom for the St. Louis Cardinals possessed a legitimate list of “excuses” that would exempt him from criticism should he have decided to walk away from the game he loved. An abusive father. A chaotic … Continued

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James Deen’s Porn Problem

Porn star James Deen is having what the Atlantic magazine is calling “a crisis of conscience.” Faced with a culture beset by a growing porn addiction, with younger and younger kids now consuming porn (according to Dr. Drew the average age is now eight or nine), and with female porn stars who are having increased … Continued

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Gloria Steinem’s Plastic Surgery Hypocrisy

Gloria Steinem went to Florida recently and she was pretty upset by what she saw. “The degree to which plastic surgery has taken over is frightening,” the feminist icon told People magazine. “People would look so much better without it! To look out at these hundreds and hundreds of faces with hair extensions and false … Continued

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CNN Uses Single Mother to Bash Religious Values

Five months into parenthood, my wife and I frequently look at each other and say something to the effect of, “I’m so glad I’m not doing this alone.” Granted, my incredible, sacrificial wife and I should not be considered “equal” caretakers of our infant daughter – my wife literally keeps our sweet bundle-of-joy alive with … Continued

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson is What a Real Role Model Looks Like

It’s hard to believe you can be a role model today without a massive Twitter following or reality TV show to your credit. After all, that’s the measuring stick most often used in pop culture. And it doesn’t matter how flippantly you use that social media soapbox (see: Kardashians, all of them). No one told … Continued

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Nordstrom Guilty of Blue-Collar Class Appropriation

If you’re a blue collar worker, or just part of the manual labor force getting your hands dirty every day, Nordstrom department store wants to market your look – specifically, they want the rest of the world to buy blue jeans that look like they spent the day at a construction site. Rich urban yuppies … Continued

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Why Those Facebook Personality Quizzes Aren’t Harmless

Have you spent your life plagued by gaps in self-knowledge such as “Which Friend is Your Identical Twin?” or “What is God’s Message for Your Life?” or “Who Will You Share Your Last Slice of Pizza With?” Countless online companies are competing right now to provide you with the answers. Thanks to the success of … Continued

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