The performance was stunning, as New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard absolutely smoked the competition, beating her nearest competitor, a Samoan woman, by nearly 20 kilograms.
Whenever I hear Christian leaders talk about the inevitable collapse of the church of America (or elsewhere) I ask myself, "But hasn't Jesus risen from the dead?
I'm thrilled that the The Benedict Option, the new book by the well-known conservative journalist Rod Dreher, is getting an immediate national hearing, and deservedly so.
Have you heard about the Toni the Tampon who teaches children that men can get periods too? Or about the mother and son who are about to become father and daughter, or about the transgender pastor who teaches that God is transgender?
This is not fake news. What you're about to read really happened – and at a college campus at that.
To the core of my being, I am a revolutionary. I eat, drink, breathe, and sleep revolution.
The millennial generation has famously been described as Generation Me – or, to cite the title of a 2013 Time article, the Me, Me, Me Generation – and there is certainly some truth to that description.
It is one thing for a teacher or preacher to underemphasize a biblical theme. That's bad enough. It's another thing entirely when a Christian leader actually removes a theme from the Bible and replaces it with something else.
As soon as the news broke last week that Disney's new Beauty and the Beast movie would feature an "exclusively gay moment," Franklin Graham called for a boycott of Disney in a Facebook post that has since been shared almost 100,000 times.
Could it be that, generally speaking, there's something intrinsically unfulfilling about homosexual relationships?
It was an altogether fitting, albeit pathetic, picture. Shortly before Donald Trump delivered the greatest speech of his life, a speech some pundits called historic in its own right, Rosie O'Donnell "addressed a rain-soaked crowd outside the White House . . .
During the Republican primaries, when I was most critical of candidate Trump, I still didn't believe he was a racist (in general) or an anti-Semite (in particular), yet charges of racism and even anti-Semitism persist against him to this day.
I do not write these words lightly, and there is not an ounce of mockery or, God forbid, hatred in my heart when I say that Caitlyn Jenner is a man wearing a dress.
What do Anderson Cooper, Don Lemon, George Takei, and Milo Yiannopoulos have in common?
I write these words burning with indignation in light of the truly sick, pro-pederasty comments that have surfaced in recent days.
Have you ever watched a movie where the good guy got framed for what the bad guy did and you felt morally indignant, desperate to see justice done and the horrible wrongs made right?
Conservative gay activist Milo Yiannopoulos is surrounded by controversy yet again, first because he was invited by the conservative giant CPAC to keynote their next conference
The more you see something shocking, the less shocking it appears, and the more something outrageous happens, the less outrageous it seems to be.
There is only one thing more appalling than the Washington Supreme Court's 9-0 ruling against religious liberty today.
How can we test for rightwing hypocrisy? Here are some telltale signs.
As it turns out, you signed a bill saying that you would uphold Mr. Obama's pro-LGBT activism, meaning, that while standing strongly for religious liberty you are unintentionally undercutting that very same liberty.
Yes, of course, an awakening "is absolutely essential" to our nation, but are we really supposed to believe that "the stage is set for the next great spiritual awakening"? Are we really supposed to believe that the moral and climate of our nation can be changed?
One of the sharpest criticisms that comes against Bible-quoting, conservative Christians is that we are hypocrites, failing to live by the very book that we so zealously quote.
Have you ever seen America so ablaze with controversy? Protests in the streets; hysteria in the news rooms; chaos and weeping at the airports; cries for impeachment among political leaders — all because of President Trump's executive order concerning refugees.
Pastor Prince maintains clearly that those who have become complacent and fleshly do not understand the gospel of grace and he would be the first to warn them that they are not living under God's grace