'No Safe Spaces': Freedom of Speech vs. Tyranny

Speaking at the Obama Foundation Summit on Tuesday, former President Obama told his mostly young audience to get over “wokeness.” “If I tweet or hashtag about how you didn’t do something right or used the wrong verb,” he said, “then I can sit back and feel pretty good about myself, because, man, you see how woke I was ... That’s not activism. That’s not bringing about change. If all you’re doing is casting stones, you’re probably not going to get that far.”

Kanye West Proclaims Christ Is King: What to Make of Celebrity Conversions

Celebrity conversions aren’t easy to navigate. In fact, the ongoing reaction to reports that Kanye West has been born again, is serious about his faith, and is even considering seminary, all in association with the title and content of his much-anticipated music project “Christ is King,” sounded more than vaguely familiar to those of us at the Colson Center.

Honoring the Witnesses: All Saints’ Day

Like an Autumn ritual, leaves start turning, the air turns chilly, and Christians argue over whether or not to celebrate Halloween. I’ve never been a huge fan of the dark, sketchy costumes (and I’m talking about what the adults wear), but there’s a whole history to this day, and especially tomorrow, All Saints’ Day.

Is an Embryo a Person? What Would You Say?

You should be pro-life. Everyone should be pro-life, and not only if they are Christians and see in the teachings of Holy Scripture how God defines life, or in church history that Christians have long opposed abortion. The more we are able to look into the womb and the more we know about embryology, the more we know that every single embryo is a whole, distinct, valuable human life.