October 24, 2020

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I’m not a conservative Christian

I’m Not A Conservative Christian Dare I say it? I don’t need Rush, Sean or O’Reilly to tell me what’s important. by Michael Spencer When you write for public consumption, there is always that fear that someone is going to read your recent stuff, head back into the archives and announce that you have done […]

Hannah Had it Wrong (But just barely)

Hannah Had it Wrong (But just barely) A mom reveals her best-kept parenting secret by Denise Day Spencer I’m spending a lot of time in my daughter’s room these days. The clicking of the computer keyboard helps fill the space once dominated by her chatting and her laughter. A visitor could glance about this room […]

Liberty, Liberalism and Law On the Streets of Cincinnati

Liberty, Liberalism and Law On the Streets of Cincinnati by Michael Spencer I don’t want a police state anywhere in America, not even in Cincinnati. Someone might reasonably argue that a community which elected Jerry Springer as mayor needs to be watched closely, but I am not moved by this extreme example. Groups of riot-geared […]

Christ and the Public School

Christ and the Public School Let me get to the point quickly: If Christians left the public school sector – it would fall apart at the seams. Opinion you ask? No! That’s a fact! In my twelve years in an inner city, multi-racial public school I have witnessed personally the desperate need public education has […]

The China syndrome

The China Syndrome by Michael Spencer On my way out of Kentucky Wesleyan College, I took a course in the history of Asia. The capable Dr. Wayne Metz managed to get me through the torture of names I couldn’t pronounce and a formidable level of ignorance to an “A” and, more importantly, some appreciation of […]

Mariah in Oz

Mariah in Oz by Michael Spencer Celebrity might arguably be called America’s favorite religion. The amount of energy, money, time and trouble invested in the adoration of celebrities surpasses almost any public display of religion in America. Secularists and humanists may wince at the shenanigans of religious fanatics, but the sort of hoopla that accompanies […]

What I saw at the revolution: trading a heritage of worship music for a lukewarm bowl of CCM

What I Saw at the Revolution Trading a heritage of Worship Music for a lukewarm bowl of CCM by Michael Spencer NOTE: It is now apparent than some people cannot read this article without applying it to their church and getting mad at me. Listen, forget about your church and forget about me and just […]

The books are many; the readers are few

The Books are Many; The Readers are Few by Eric Rigney If you are reading this, you are abnormal. If you get past this sentence, you’re just plain strange. Why are you still here?! Go watch TV or something! There. Now that we’ve got rid of the non-readers among us, let’s talk about them. Is […]

An invitation to bold love

An Invitation to Bold Love A book every lover of grace needs to read by Denise Day Spencer I’ve asked the best writer in the house–my wife–to pen a review and recommendation of a book that clarifies some of the most common misunderstandings about grace. Does grace mean embracing and accepting everything? Abuse? Cruelty? How […]

I want to be a black man

I Want To Be A Black Man An Essay on Culture Envy by Michael Spencer MY SHIRT, MY HAT, MY BOOKS A TRIP TO THE ZOO MY COUCH, REMOTE, A LARGE COKE YEA I’D GET ON MY KNEES, my GOD, IF I COULD I WOULD GIVE ANYTHING: TO BE YOU… MY JOB, MY CAR, MY […]