What “Hacksaw Ridge” and “Silence” tell us about the future of Christianity

Joshua Tijerina Culture, Faith, Morality, Religious Freedom, Social Change Leave a Comment

It is important to tell you that there will be spoilers in this commentary. There are two religious movies out right now from Academy Award winning directors. The first, Hacksaw Ridge, is directed by Mel Gibson, and is about a young Christian man who refuses to carry a gun into war as his faith will not let him take another …

It Is Our Responsibility To Ensure President Trump Defends Life

Joshua Tijerina Culture, Family, Prolife 1 Comment

Just over a week ago The Halcyon Movement launched a petition asking people to sign and demand President Trump fulfill the promises that he made during his campaign to protect and promote life. President Trump made four very specific promises that we are asking him to keep: Thus far, Halcyon has been successful in getting thousands of people to sign …

5 Questions You Might Be Asking About Musical.ly’s Porn Problem

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Musical.ly, a phone app, offers children easy access to adult content, and The Halcyon Movement is demanding Musical.ly do more to protect the very young children that use their app. Since launching this campaign I’ve been asked several questions about where the responsibility lies, and what the point is. Here’s a few of the common questions, and my answers: 1. Why …

Musical.ly is Exposing Children to Pornography. Take Action Now!

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I got a text from a friend yesterday morning that sickened me. His wife had discovered that Musical.ly—an app one her children often use to find funny videos—is being exploited to feed kids pornographic content. Luckily, none of her kids saw the porn videos, but others did. And what they saw was horrific. Life-altering. I started digging. The first thing …

What Will Morality Look Like In 100 Years?

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I was looking through Reddit on my phone and I came across r/100 years ago, which reports on things that happened this day — whatever day it is — 100 years ago. I decided to Google “What happened in 1916?,” and found that, unsurprisingly, the world looked very different than it does today. But one thing caught my eye: on …