Contributing Editor for Christianity Today Faces Conflict of Interest Questions After Accepting Car From James MacDonald

“Got me a 1971 Beetle,” announced Ed Stetzer on Facebook last April, adding that he and his daughter were planning to restore the classic Volkswagen car. However, what Stetzer didn’t mention was how he had obtained the car. And now Stetzer, the executive director of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College and a contributing

Mancow Airs Shocking Comments By James MacDonald: My Response

UPDATE: The elders of Harvest Bible Chapel have removed James MacDonald as a pastor and an elder “for engaging in conduct that the Elders believe is contrary and harmful to the best interests of the church.” Read full statement here. I never thought I would hear an evangelical, mega-church pastor talk about planting child pornography on the computer of an

2015 Highlights

2015 was quite a year. Millions of people visited my blog, thousands more tuned in to Up for Debate, and I launched “Seeking Truth,” a new podcast. Followers on Facebook and Twitter helped expand the conversation and added new dimensions to our efforts to discern issues related to faith and culture from a biblical perspective. Here

Christian Persecution, Pro-Life Success, and Capitulation on Same-Sex Marriage

Islamic persecution of Christians in the Middle East continues to dominate faith news this week. Meanwhile at home, two prominent evangelical leaders capitulate on same-sex marriage; pro-life activists in Wisconsin make major gains; and one of my favorite authors explains how ordinary Christians can develop a strong evangelical mind.  All this and more in this

CT’s Whitewashing Sanger is Tip of the Iceberg

Christianity Today is facing sharp criticism for publishing an article last week whitewashing the legacy of Margaret Sanger, a eugenicist who viewed contraception as a means of creating a genetically improved human race. According to Christianity Today editor Amy Julia Becker, the purpose of the article was “to draw attention to the number of women,