Podcast: Rebutting Matt Walsh’s Article on Why Young People are Leaving the Church

Episode Description: I recently read commentator Matt Walsh’s article on why he thinks young people are leaving the church and aren’t coming back to it. While many of things he wrote are true, one particular idea bothered me – the notion that the youth do not approach church because of “poser” Christians. In this respect his analysis is faulty, due to the fact that modern youth suffer from the same character deficiency he ascribes to much of the church. I comment further on this topic in this edition of the podcast.

How to Disturb Your Own Peace

As I write this, I find myself sitting in a barbershop and with a headache that is only compounding with each passing second. Not to be mistaken, I am not here to be barbered. As evidenced by my mug shot above, I hack my own face and scalp. (I’ve been shaving my head since the age of 16. Thanks, receding hairline!) No, I’m here waiting for my son’s hair to be cut to 1950s specifications – the ever-elegant, timeless executive contour. Continue reading