Culture · Her Views · On Being Christian

teaching or memorializing

The New York Times recently posted a fascinating article about a cultural/generational transition currently taking place at Auschwitz. I think it provides some remarkable insight into the conversations taking place between generations of Christians today. “Those in charge of passing along the legacy of this camp insist that Auschwitz needs an update. Its story needs… Continue reading teaching or memorializing

Culture · Her Views · Single Views

better off single for valentine’s day

Well, it’s just one week until Valentine’s Day. Dating/married men: this is your heads-up to remember the card/flowers/chocolate/dinner reservations. You should know that: “The average man plans to shell out more than twice as much ($158.71) as the average woman ($75.79) – perhaps suggesting men are ignoring the ‘it’s the thought that counts’ sentiment this… Continue reading better off single for valentine’s day

Church Views · Culture

changing church paradigms

I recently came across this RSAnimate video about “Changing Education Paradigms,” which is quite thought-provoking. (Yes, I have embedding issues, but just play along.) It makes some insights about the dated structure of education, and it struck me that many of these draw uncomfortable correlations to the Church. For purposes of discussion, try substituting “Church”… Continue reading changing church paradigms