January 16, 2021

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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 […]

The Pope needs a business meeting

The Pope Needs A Business Meeting It was cheaper than the carnival, five times more fun, and every mega-pastor needs one. by Michael Spencer • • • Someone sent me this Rick Warren quote, and it’s buggin’ me. When I write about Rick Warren, I’m usually not taking issue with the content of the guy’s […]

A Conversation in God’s Kitchen: How I’ve learned to understand the Bible

A Conversation in God’s Kitchen How I’ve learned to understand the Bible by Michael Spencer And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself…They said to each other, “Did not our hearts burn within us while he talked to us on the road, while […]

A View from the Bench

A View from the Bench By Steve McFarland “Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, and disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words it is war minus the shooting.” • George Orwell • • • Perhaps Orwell was a […]

A few laughs with the Boar’s Head staff

Steve McFarland is our correspondent in the public schools, where he actually earns a modest living at taxpayer’s expense. Eric Rigney works in Higher Education. Now that’s funny. And also a drain on the taxpayer. He writes on culture. Bart Campbell is an angry Scot who writes whatever he xxxx well pleases, but earns a […]

John Ashcroft: The Left’s Pathetic Case for Racism

The Democrat argument is simple. Because Ashcroft vigorously opposed the appointment of an African-American as a Federal judge, he is unfit to be attorney general. This argument depends on the public’s general lack of knowledge about Ashcroft’s record, since as a two-term Missouri governor and one-term U.S. Senator, he was not only astonishingly successful by […]