A Call To The Christian Church: Get Together On Culture

Joshua Tijerina Culture, Faith, Social Change Leave a Comment

I understand, first hand, the difficulty of dealing with the differences between Christian faiths. My wife grew up with a reformed background, and I grew up Catholic. Neither of us was very comfortable with bending on what we believed. No matter how many theological debates or arguments took place, our positions would not shift. There were times when I honestly …

6 Things Conservatives Need to Change in 2016 to Engage Millennials

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To appeal to Millennials, there are some things that conservatives need to change. Conservative messaging tends to fall flat when it comes to engaging a younger audience. You can argue against me, I suppose, but the stats are there — and they are very clear. It used to be true that generations would tend to get more conservative as they got older, …

The Internet Represents Humanity, Whether We Like It Or Not

Joshua Tijerina Culture, Social Change 1 Comment

By Joshua Tijerina Last week Microsoft launched a Twitter Chatbot called TayTweets, that was meant to be a “teen girl” that learns how to engage online via other Twitter users. In less than a day TayTweets became a racist, hateful, Nazi-sympathizer. Microsoft is getting a lot of bad press for their lack of poorly executed code. Microsoft apologized, of course, …