John Stonestreet

John Stonestreet

Op-ed contributor

John Stonestreet is the President of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, and co-host with Eric Metaxas of Breakpoint, the Christian worldview radio program founded by the late Chuck Colson. He is co-author of A Practical Guide to CultureA Student's Guide to Culture and Restoring All Things.

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  • Zombie science: Humans share 99% of DNA with chimpanzees?

    Zombie science: Humans share 99% of DNA with chimpanzees?

    But is that true? Well, the fact that humans share roughly 60% of our DNA with bananas should clue us in that there is much more behind what makes us us than just genes.

  • Don’t call on demons you don’t believe in

    Don’t call on demons you don’t believe in

    Christians know who and what we wrestle against. What we can offer to those looking for whatever it is they are looking for in all the wrong places is more than another form of spirituality.

  • Why so many are choosing couches over pews

    Why so many are choosing couches over pews

    After decades of appealing first and foremost to whatever people want and editing to whatever they think, we’ve essentially discipled a generation that will only follow a Church that leads where they want to go. 

  • If you give a man a womb, is he a woman?

    If you give a man a womb, is he a woman?

    Men having babies is no longer a laughing matter, if it ever should have been, but the idea that a “womb transplant” makes a man a woman is as absurd as it was before medical technology gave us the power to try. 

  • Is Genesis just one of the many creation myths?

    Is Genesis just one of the many creation myths?

    The Genesis account explains the violence and power that plagues the world but puts it in the larger context of a world made of order and peace, made by a loving Creator.

  • Why Mr. Rogers was better than Barney, but he'd be in big trouble today

    Why Mr. Rogers was better than Barney, but he'd be in big trouble today

    Not that long ago, culturally speaking, someone known throughout the world for being neighborly said some things that most likely would have gotten him fired today.

  • Women: What are they for?

    Women: What are they for?

    In other words, Christians ought not react to the rejection, erasure, or confusion of gender, by merely retreating to roles. We must begin where the Bible does, with design. 

  • What our cultural artifacts say to us and about us

    What our cultural artifacts say to us and about us

    Though I’d question how important Philadelphia was in the history of our culture’s embrace of sexual brokenness, Hanks is correct that cultural change follows a change in the public imagination and that change, more often than not, happens in many quiet ways.

  • Mary’s magnificat: The wait is over

    Mary’s magnificat: The wait is over

    Mary accepted her role in this event with a particular grace and humility. Her expression of worship is amplified by her example of radical self-sacrifice.

  • Who knows best? The push to replace parents

    Who knows best? The push to replace parents

    It’s as if any right that parents have to be involved and aware of their children’s education ends at the ability of progressive teachers to shepherd their students into alternative lifestyles, sexual practices, and abortions.