Stephen Colbert, Tolkien, & the Pope

My context for my existence,” said well-known comedian Stephen Colbert, “is that I am here to know God, love God, serve God, that we might be happy with each other in this world and with Him in the next.” Colbert, who took over David Letterman’s post on the Late Show starting in 2015, is a devout Catholic. In an interview with Huffington Post, he talked about his faith and his desire to meet Pope Francis.

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Christianity & Artistry: Braille from Beautiful Eulogy

The following video is from an event with Braille from Beautiful Eulogy hosted by the Center for Biblical Apologetics and Public Christianity at Cedarville University last year. As you can see, the event was at Christmas time. Braille discusses his approach to music and performs a concert.

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Boys to Men

It was a weekend I’m sure my twins will never forget. We had the sex talk. They’re going into sixth grade. They’re heading towards puberty at the speed of light. I wanted to give them a bit of a heads up.

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God Spared Isaac. And He’ll Spare You Too.

Last night we read the story of Abraham and Isaac in our chaotic family devotions. As is typically the case, we spend as much time settling everyone down as we do reading. But afterwords we had a nice chat about why God spared Isaac and didn’t spare Jesus.

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Brewing To Continue Soon

Perhaps you can call it a coffee break given the espresso motif of my blog. Whatever you call it, in order to focus on end of semester projects and a looming deadline for my next book, Theolatte will be closed for a few more weeks. Freshly brewed posts will resume at the end of May. Thanks for understanding!

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Confessions of an Insecure Soul

In a world where confidence is seen as a cardinal virtue a post like this can seem rather pathetic. So be it. And within an evangelical tradition that often equates masculinity with images reminiscent of an old John Wayne cowboy film where real men don’t feel (even if they are shot in the chest), it can seem rather pathetic to be writing this. So be it.

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Join Me for a Study of the Christian Worldview & Apologetics

Are you interested in studying the apologetics of C.S. Lewis, the cultural insights of Francis Schaeffer, or the redemptive themes that permeate our movies and art? Join me for a study of worldview and apologetics for a fraction of the price that you would pay for a college or seminary class. I’m leading a cohort of twelve persons through a six month study for Tailored Coaching.

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Living Water Conference

The Center for Biblical Apologetics and Public Christianity is excited to announce the Living Water Conference. Living Water is a one day conference to equip Christians for thinking carefully, biblically, and pastorally, about how we can live, model, and share the gospel in a sexually broken world. The conference will include plenary sessions with Sam Allberry and Rosaria Butterfield, breakout sessions on various related topics, and a panel discussion with Q&A with our key note speakers.

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Is the Christian Life Meant To Be Easy?

 

Life in the Wild: Fighting for Faith in a Fallen World comes out tomorrow! I could use any help that friends and family want to offer in helping to promote the book this week on social media. Here’s an update you could copy/paste into Facebook or Twitter if you are so inclined:

Check out this new book “Life in the Wild: Fighting for Faith in a Fallen World” by my friend @dandewitt (amzn.to/2DGRuhu)

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