Can Horror Stories Be Good For You?

Here's something special for this particular season: Every Halloween, people ask, "Why do people like horror stories? In other words, "Why on earth do people like scary stories about terrible things happening?" In my latest article for The Odyssey, I talk about three prominent horror writers - Stephen King, Dean Koontz, and Neil Gaiman - who answered this …

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How Christians Emphasize Politics and Ignore Everything Else

It’s political season, and the air is filled with people campaigning for different candidates or causes. Traditionally, Christians play a large role in that discussion, campaigning for whatever they believe will “make America a Christian nation” again or “bring America back to God.” As much as I hope that will happen, it’s interesting that many …

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A Great Article on Living Abroad

Recently, I had the chance to talk with Hope Bolinger, a fellow Taylor University student, about the struggles of growing up overseas and transitioning from one culture to another. She wrote an excellent article on the topic, quoting me and several Taylor University faculty members who've had multicultural childhoods. You can check  it out here on the website …

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