Confronting Christianity on TED reading list!

Today, Confronting Christianity was featured in the TED Talks Summer Reading List! Last week, I was delighted to hear from MIT professor and TED speaker Rosalind Picard that she had submitted Confronting Christianity to TED's "giant summer reading list: 151 books to dive into right now" You'll find it half way down the list, right after Christopher Hitchens' magnum opus, God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything. I appreciate TED's commitment to diversity of ideas. I also greatly appreciate Roz's willingness to pitch a book that advocates for orthodox Christianity. If you're not familiar with Roz Picard, she's high up on my list of people I want to be like when I grow up! Roz became

A New Dawn for Apologetics

I had the privilege of writing for Desiring God on why I believe we're at a tipping point. You can read the original piece here. I have waited my whole life to read The Lord of the Rings to my kids. Last night, we hit my favorite scene, in which the shield-maiden Éowyn confronts the Witch-king of Angmar: a terrifying agent of evil, before whom all, but she, have fled. When Éowyn challenges this undead King, he mocks her with the words of a prophecy. “Thou fool! No living man may hinder me!” But Éowyn, who has gone into battle disguised, laughs at the line. She pulls her helmet off, her hair flows free, “No living man am I,” she says, and kills her foe. What looked like a promise of victory f