Michael Strickland

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Is Israel a Model When It Comes to Guns, as Mike Huckabee Says?

JERUSALEM — Nir Barkat, the mayor of Jerusalem, knows a thing or two about taking on assailants. A former Israeli paratrooper with combat experience, he packs a Glock 23 semiautomatic pistol as a civilian.<p>In 2015, after a series of stabbings in the city by Palestinians, Mr. Barkat urged Israelis …

Guns

Get the YouTube app that was pulled by Google

If you don’t remember that particular version of YouTube, check out the video above to see it in action. This YouTube was highly praised by both us …

Preaching with Authority: Three Characteristics of Expository Preaching

How Sovereign Is God?

I believe that every particle of dust that dances in the sunbeam does not move an atom more or less than God wishes—<p>that every particle of spray that …

Top 10 Reasons our Kids Leave Church

We all know them, the kids who were raised in church. They were stars of the youth group. They maybe even sang in the praise band or led worship. And …

Boy Scouts of America go modern, make designing videogames a badge-worthy affair

Obvious truths: Boys love videogames. Videogames are fun. Earning awards for loving videogames and wanting to make them is ridiculous and pretty darn sweet. It's also now <i>entirely</i> possible if you're a Boy Scout (Cub Scouts have enjoyed this privilege for some time now). The organization that made …

The Best Touchdown in College Football This Year

My favorite college football team, the Nebraska Cornhuskers, honored a young man battling brain cancer at their spring game this weekend. You can …

The Designer's Notebook: Three Problems for Interactive Storytellers, Resolved

In February, after nearly 18 years of thinking and writing about interactive storytelling (as well as a good many other topics), I received a Ph.D. …

Game Development

An Interview with Russell Moore: The New President of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission

The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention has announced that Dr. Russell D. Moore has been elected as their eighth …

Satisfied in You

Brian Eichelberger’s “Satisfied in You” based on Psalm 42 and John Piper’s sermon on “Spiritual Depression in the Psalms“:<p>I have lost my appetite<br>And …

Why We Shouldn't Settle for God's "Unconditional Love"

In his essay-turned-booklet, <i>God’s Love: Better Than Unconditional</i>, David Powlison suggests that people who use the term often have good intentions, …