Discernment

How the News Disrupts Our Belonging

"Today the Soviet Union is gone but newspeak and a thousand forms of disinformation thrive. I can do frontline reporting ... and a reader will email to say I didn’t see what I saw because it doesn’t conform to a political narrative. She and the rest of us can fall prey to platform algorithms and manipulated content disgorged from a news cycle that never sleeps.

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Engage pop culture with an eye toward holiness.

"It raises the perennial question about Christian engagement with pop culture, specifically artifacts like movies, TV shows, and music. How should Christians engage these things? While the Bible doesn’t directly answer these questions, it is sufficient to guide us into holiness, and it gives us the wisdom we need when considering whether to push play." - LifeWay

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Avoid the hot takes: Takeaways for Christians after two mass shootings

"...avoid the hot take. Christians especially should be slow to speak. People are complicated. Explanations that focus only on external factors of race, gender, ethnicity, or legal requirements may miss the motivations that animate individual human beings.... 'out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander.'" - WORLD

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