For Christians, only one identity matters

Joshua Tijerina Culture, Faith, Family, Morality, Prolife, Religious Freedom 1 Comment

In today’s society, it would seem that each one of us has a ton of identities: gender, ethnicity, cultural, nationalism (or globalism), generation, class, sexual orientation, and political. These identities — nearly all of them — are a constant cause of an often divisive debate in the public square. One identity, however, is different. For the Christian, our identity as …

What our data shows us about the culture wars

Joshua Tijerina Culture, Faith, Family, Morality, Prolife, Religious Freedom, Social Change 2 Comments

The Halcyon Movement is an organization concerned with culture, and January was a very big month with Trump’s inauguration, the women’s march, the march for life, the 44th year of Roe v. Wade’s existence, almost daily protests, the immigration ban . . . I could keep going. Our culture is in a very interesting (and tumultuous) moment where we face …

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

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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 …

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 …