Kissing My Faith Goodbye: Purity, Marriage, and Deconstruction of Faith

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A great shockwave reverberated through the Evangelical world, as the one-time megachurch pastor, Joshua Harris, announced that he was separating from his wife and leaving Christianity. This story was of interest to the mainstream media as well. After all, this was a very prominent advocate of the purity movement in the late 90s and early 2000s, known for his bestselling …

How the West Really Lost God

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Conventional wisdom says that secularization is the result of increasing access and quality of education and affluence. This seems to explain why it is that secularism is more prevalent in wealthy Western countries. Yet, when sociological data is examined more rigorously, this theory of secularization seems lacking. Andy, Terry, and Steve are back this week to discuss a couple of …

‘Til Death Do Us Wait: What Tarzan can Teach Us about Marriage

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By looking at the statistics it is clear that men and women are not getting together, at least not matrimonially. The reasons for this phenomenon are many. For example, there is the myth of “the one.” Additionally, many of us appear to be waiting for the “fairytale moment.” No slouch with the prose, Edgar Rice Burroughs, as read by Andy …