CNBC and the New York Post have published articles related to the research showing that teen suicide did increase after the release of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why. We have discussed this show at length on the show and in blog posts – including this morning’s show. Now with the release of the third season of […]
It’s time to get honest about the state of our witness as Christians. When was the last time you had a spiritual conversation with someone? How about a conversation you would characterize as distinctively Christian? Are you satisfied with that as a person commissioned by Christ to extend the knowledge of the good news of […]
(This post is being amended as Marty Sampson has now clarified that he is not renouncing the faith, just expressing openly his doubts and questions. I, for one, am thankful!) Prior to Marty Sampson’s clarification, I had written in response to first announcement: For the second time in as many weeks a high profile professional […]
Are you talking about me behind me back? Well, if not, why not? That’s right, I want you to gossUP. GossUP, you ask? Yes, gossUP. Think of it as an antonym for gossip – the very opposite of tattle tales or nay-saying, GossUP is talking positively about other people behind their backs. Telling stories of […]
If you are like the overwhelming percentage of Americans, you did not watch the Democrat debates. What you have heard are soundbites and what you have seen are out-takes. The news cycle has now fully moved on and in the end there is this: we need better debates. What would make for better debates? Let’s […]
Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? Remember when Mary presumed the man she saw on the first Easter morning was the gardener? Think about that. The risen Christ looked like a gardener to one of the people who knew him best in all the world. As we till the soil of life, […]
Carmen LaBerge is a writer, speaker, and Christian talk-radio host. Since seminary, Carmen has served in congregational, national renewal, and media ministries all with the goal of equipping Christians for faithful witness in the real world. She seeks to mobilize Christians to get off the sidelines and into the cultural conversations of the day in ways that honor Jesus.
Carmen is a graduate of the University of Florida with an M.Div. from Princeton. She lives near Nashville, Tennessee, with her husband and family.
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