75 YOF: “Rebel Without a Cause,” and Becoming A Man (1955)

James Dean has been immortalized as a Hollywood icon because the instant he hit his peak, he died in a car crash. If you want to see an icon who's been put in paintings with Humphrey Bogart, Marilyn Monroe, and The Three Stooges, Rebel Without a Cause is pretty much your only option. PLOT: A … Continue reading 75 YOF: “Rebel Without a Cause,” and Becoming A Man (1955)

Rape: The Number-One Excuse and Why Men Use It

Why yes, this IS a dark and mature topic, how did you know? This post might get a little uncomfortable, and I know my Christian readers are squirming right now, but I think a mature Christian should be able to look at the darkness of the world through a critical lens. That way, we can … Continue reading Rape: The Number-One Excuse and Why Men Use It

Christian Dating Pt. 2: A Strong “Me” before a Strong “We”

Continuing my new Thursday series on dating advice for Christians, since we're told so remarkably little on the subject. Last week, I talked about how the first priority is Getting Strong with God. If he's not in everything, including your dating attempts, nothing you do will last. But my own experience taught me that getting strong … Continue reading Christian Dating Pt. 2: A Strong “Me” before a Strong “We”