Josh Kennedy

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When America Put Pastors in Prison

In 1774, James Madison wrote to a friend in Pennsylvania about troubling developments in Virginia. There were reasons to worry about oppressive …

Tragic: Man Who Challenged Jesus To Contest Died After 30 Days

<b>A man, described as a firm believer in Christianity, has died 30 days after he began fasting. Authorities say he was trying to fast for 40 days and</b> …

22 lessons from Stephen King on how to be a great writer

In his memoir, "On Writing," King shares valuable insights into how to be a better writer. And he doesn't sugarcoat it. He writes, "I can't lie and say there are no bad writers. Sorry, but there are lots of bad writers."<p>Don't want to be one of them? Here are 22 great pieces of advice from King's …

The Freakishness of Christianity

What would the American culture wars look like if they were less about “values” and more about Jesus?<p>Evangelical Christianity has long had a stranglehold on how Americans imagine public faith. Vague invocations of “religion”—whether it’s “religion vs. science” or “religious freedom”—usually really …

Faith

These Brutally Honest Parenting Comics Will Crack You Up

Brian Gordon — a cartoonist and dad of two — has been making fun of being a parent since he became one. In an attempt to keep himself sane and bond with other parents, he shamelessly started creating funny-because-it's-true parenting comics — and we can't stop laughing at them.<p>As soon as he brought …

Parenting

Ikea has created the kitchen of 2025 — and there's no stove or refrigerator

The Concept Kitchen 2025, a pop-up exhibit featured at EXPO Milano 2015, isn't about your kitchen and its appliances doing all the work for you; it's about helping you make thoughtful decisions about food and waste.<p>Innovations are everywhere. And much conventional thinking about what a kitchen …

Rain is sizzling bacon, cars are lions roaring: the art of sound in movies

Photograph: Tim Knox<p>Skip Lievsay in his sound studio in Manhattan.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/21/1437486693938/a9864c60-ca84-4ef7-b5e6-53a1149d1eda-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Tim Knox<p>Skip Lievsay in his sound studio in …

Battlestar Galactica

Dear America: What Happened to Those Christian Bakers Who Refused to Make a Gay Wedding Cake Should Shock You

At this point, I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t genuinely worried about the current state of free speech and religious freedom in America.<p>Consider that officials in Oregon are fining bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein — the married parents of five children — $135,000, because they wouldn’t make a …

PRAGER: The Formal End to Judeo-Christian America

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the redefinition of marriage seals the end of America as the Founders envisioned it.<p>From well before 1776 until …

Matt Walsh Clashes With Christian Pastor Over Bruce Jenner and How Best to Respond to the Transgender Issue: ‘God Creates a Man or He Creates a Woman’

Conservative commentator Matt Walsh and Christian preacher Jarrid Wilson have starkly different viewpoints about how Christians and non-Christians should be responding to former Olympian Bruce Jenner’s recent decision to come out as transgender.<p>Walsh, who penned the op-ed for TheBlaze, “Bruce …

We're about to see thousands of new Apple Watch straps

"Made for Apple Watch" supplies accessory developers with guidelines on how to build third-party straps for the Cupertino company's new smartwatch. While some companies have already promised to develop accessories for the device, this constitutes the first official guidance on how to do so in a way …

Joss Whedon on Why Hulk's Best Scene Was Cut from AGE OF ULTRON

5 Top Entrepreneurs and Their Signature Body Language Moves | Inc.com

Being a great leader isn't just about what you say. It's also about how you say it.<p>That's why successful founders are also masters of body language: Whether it's a positive gesture like giving two thumbs up, or a power pose like standing with your arms crossed, people tend to move in ways that …

Entrepreneurship

Apple TV is getting a huge update, but the biggest change might not even be on the device

With no shortage of rumors suggesting that Apple is working on a massive Apple TV refresh, the <i>New York Times</i> reports that Apple is also planning to …

Photo organization apps: iPad/iPhone Apps AppGuide

<b>The apps here can help you organize the photos in your camera roll by album, categories, and tags. Many of the these apps have additional features</b> …

Oregon May Just Be The Most Stunning State In America. Here's Proof.

You can wander the whole United States, but you won’t find any place quite like Oregon. This coastal paradise is chock-full of lakes, mountains, rivers and valleys that blossom with life in spring and turn blazing colors in fall. You can hike, bike, snowboard, canoe, zip line or row along trails, …

Seven Practical (and Emotional) Opinions About My Apple Watch

I received my Apple Watch a couple of weeks ago: a brown-wrapped package, then a box within a box within a box, kind of like a Russian doll. By now I’m used to seeing butterflies flutter on my customized watch face, and I’ve been to some training sessions, and viewed the videos, and played around …

Stop blaming a “rabid feminist ‘Avengers’ backlash” for Joss Whedon’s Twitter exit

The Internet, ever helpful, has stepped in to speculate on why the director has stepped away from social media<p>Today in "This is why we can't have nice things" — Joss Whedon has left Twitter. After a blockbuster weekend for "Avengers: Age of Ultron," the writer and director took an abrupt leave of …

Apple has an opportunity to completely change TV if it uses this model

It might debut at the annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which starts June 8.<p>We're still not sure what Apple's streaming service will look or feel like, but it would be wise to take a cue from Netflix, one of the most popular streaming services out there.<p>Netflix doesn't always have the …

Things Innovative Entrepreneurs Do That You Don't

Creatives have been categorized by many as bonkers, chaotic, disruptive and troublemakers — yours truly included. But isn’t that what it takes to embrace a mindset that leads to success? If thinking in innovative ways was a mindset embraced by the masses, then wouldn’t everyone be able to achieve …

Lonely Apple Watch buyers turn to the Internet to share their heartbeats

One of the most original features of the Apple Watch is the ability to send your heartbeat to a friend or loved one. With only a small fraction of Watches having shipped, however, early adopters are turning to the Internet to try and find other Apple fans willing to test out the new feature.<p>I can’t …

9 Irrefutable Reasons You Should Start a Business Today | Inc.com

Starting a business is <i>hard</i>, both physically and emotionally. Doubt, anxiety, despair--along the way, every entrepreneur struggles with those feelings.<p>So why are company founders willing to face the vulnerability, the emotional ups and downs, and the risk of public and private failure?<p>Easy. They're …

Motivation

10 ways Christian heaven is more like hell | Salon.com

• <b>Heaven is a real place.</b> The writer of John puts these words in the mouth of Jesus, “<i>In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to</i> …

Why I’m Coming Out as a Christian

I’m not scared that non-believers will make me feel like an outcast. I’m scared that Christians will.<p>Who do I need to prove my faith to—and why …

Pastor Says New Book 'Believe, NIV' Combats Bible Illiteracy And Paves the Way for a More Christ-Like Life

Expand | Collapse<p>Christian publishing company Zondervan is offering readers a distinctive look at Scripture in the new book, <i>Believe, NIV</i> so that they …

5 Lame Excuses for Not Starting Your Business | Inc.com

In my experience, there are two types of people in this world 1) those who have started their own businesses, and 2) those who want to start their own business but keep finding excuses to put it off.<p>I'm sure there are some good excuses out there, but the five most common excuses are pretty lame, …

Small Business