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Life Planning for Toddlers? The Myth of Gifted Children

What makes gifted children special and unique, setting them apart from their peers?  Jennifer Senior, writing for New York Magazine, has published a fascinating piece on the myth of gifted children.  She asks the question, can the entire future of a ...

February 5, 2010

NewsNote: Masculinity in a Can, Fight Club at Church, and the Crisis of Manhood

You do not have to look far to find evidence of the fact that males are in trouble in these confused and confusing times. On the university campuses, women undergraduate students outnumber young men by a clear margin -- 60% to 40%. A frightening perc ...

February 5, 2010

Masculinity in a Spray Can? The Call for Men in Today’s Church

What is that makes a boy become a man?  Is it the accoutrements he purchases or the people he associates with?  While some external factors make a difference in rearing a young man, boys don’t become men by dousing themselves with strong smelling deo ...

February 4, 2010

Adopted for Life . . . and in Death

Arno was inseparable from Mr. Penguin. The little Haitian boy was almost three years old, and the plush penguin with the word "love" inscribed upon it was his most treasured object. The orphan and his penguin were always seen together. The boy had b ...

February 3, 2010

What to Do With Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell?

President Obama and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff have recently come out and said that the controversial Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy should be repealed in the United States military.  This specific topic causes both sides of the issue to ...

February 2, 2010

Shepherding Orphans in Haiti

The whole world is watching a Baptist group from Idaho that tried to take a group of 33 Haitian orphans away from their homes in light of the recent earthquake.  Certainly many Haitian children will be in desperate need of adoption in the coming mont ...

February 1, 2010

Hijacking the Brain — How Pornography Works

We are fast becoming the pornographic society. Over the course of the last decade, explicitly sexual images have crept into advertising, marketing, and virtually every niche of American life. This ambient pornography is now almost everywhere, from th ...

February 1, 2010

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