Trick shot basketball (5 min)
Everyone talks basketball in March, so here are some highlights from the “That’s Amazing” crew and the Harlem Globetrotters.
60 questions for pro-choice Christians
For anyone you know who professes to be both Christian and pro-choice, here are questions to clarify a different sort of “choice” they need to make: between supporting abortion or following Christ.
Our badly designed pharynx?
Christians will sometimes wonder if they should give evolution a hearing since there’s supposed to be so much evidence for it. But how much of that evidence is simply ideology?
Here’s one example: some evolutionists will point to humans’ pharynx – the shared opening we have in our throat for both food and air – as an example of the bad design you’d expect chance and time to produce. They point to it as evidence of evolution’s trial and error. But if we don’t presume that our pharynx was Designer-free, then you’d see it for that example it is of stupendous design – it took genius to make this work just so.
COVID might have been created in a lab… and now you’re allowed to say it
The findings are still not definitive. What is definitive is that the social media censorship and mainstream media dismissal of this possibility two years ago tells us a lot about how little we should trust these information gatekeepers.
Girls are getting sick from Tik Tok
“One of the strangest stories of the last couple of years is how teenage girls have been stricken with facial tics after browsing the video-sharing app TikTok.” But is it only facial tics that are contagious over social media? Or is social media also responsible for “rapid-onset gender dysphoria” and the increase in teens identifying as LGBT? “Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt argues, in a sweeping new analysis, that this catastrophic rise in teen mental illness is largely caused by social media use.”
What’s the greatest of all Protestant “heresies”?
Roman Catholic Cardinal Robert Bellarmine (1542-1621) thought assurance was the worst of all Protestant doctrines…which is high praise indeed.
A dueling banjo
To set the scene: in this clip from The Song, Rose has just met Jed King, the singing act for her vineyard’s annual wine-tasting festival. When Jed asked her why she seems distracted, Rose finds herself oversharing – to a complete stranger! – that she’d just bumped into her ex-boyfriend Eddie who’d dumped her for… well, for being a good Christian lass. And to top it off, the jerk brought his new girlfriend along.
So… Jed decides to sing Rose a song.