On the Front Lines of the Culture Wars
May 2011 Archives

So, what could possibly turn a nice Southern Baptist boy into a jihadi terrorist? That’s what the stunned residents of Daphne, Alabama, are asking themselves.  On May 12, the local high school’s former sophomore class president, Omar Hammami,  proclaimed in an African summit meeting of Islamist […]

So, you’re chomping away at a hamburger and notice to your surprise that on the wrapper in tiny letters is “Revelation 3:20.” You examine the soft drink cup, and in the smallest possible print is “John 3:16.” On the bottom […]

Why is Friday the 13th considered unlucky?  According to the Stress Management Center and Phobia Institute in Asheville, North Carolina, an estimated 17 to 21 million people in the United States are affected by a fear of this day.   […]

One of Beliefnet’s best writers, bestselling author Linda G. Howard, has been my friend for 28 years. She and her husband, Frank, took my bride and me under their wing when we were newlywed and 2,000 miles away from friends and […]

Back in 1958, rural Pennsylvania pastor David Wilkerson was stirred by a Life magazine photo of teenage street thugs – and felt compelled by the Holy Spirit to go talk to the young gangsters. However, he found himself on the dark, […]

If you’ve ever felt nobody is listening, nobody is paying any attention — no matter what you do, consider this dog. Obviously, the pooch loves playing fetch. All it needs is a human to throw the stick. And this guy […]

Sometimes the seriousness of life can just get you down. So, let’s escape the mundane for a couple of minutes. In this video an apparent madman with a camera on his helmet skis down the side of one of the […]

Watch this video and ask yourself whether this street preacher was a trouble-maker or merely exercising his right to freedom of speech. You’ll watch him being arrested for reading aloud from Romans 1 outside of the Department of Motor Vehicles […]

Oh, this poor pooch — having to listen to his human describe great tasting goodies. Almost as frustrating as the evening TV news.

Why can’t we all just get along? That was Rodney King’s plea in the wake of the Los Angeles riots several years ago. Taking up the challenge are Tarra and Bella. Tarra is a former circus elephant spending her final […]