Turley Talks Blog

President Trump Gets His Border Wall!!! Nationalism Wins!!!

It looks like the House GOP is finally ready to begin constructing the border wall along the southern border. The Homeland Security funding bill proposed by House Republicans includes $1.6 billion to fund the first phase of building President Trump’s border wall,...

The Rise of Exorcisms and Our Post-Secular Age

On the Drudge Report today, it featured the headline: ‘People are Getting Exorcisms Instead of Going to the Doctor,’ and it linked to an article written from a highly skeptical perspective; it is actually on James Randi’s site, who is a notorious paranormal skeptic....

College Enrollment Continues to Plummet: Here’s Why!!!

I came across and interesting piece by Michael Barone on National Review’s website, where he analyzes the steady decline of college enrollment over the past five years. Higher-education enrollment has declined from 20.6 million in 2011 to 19 million in 2016, which...

Poland Is The Model Christian Nation For All Of Europe

With Trump’s visit to Warsaw, I could not help but think of the summer of 1979, when the recently elected pope, John Paul II, passed through the Iron Curtain, to his homeland of Poland. And over the course of nine days, the world witnessed a profound display of...

Sports on Sundays: The Consequences of Skipping Church

In one sense, Eric Liddell had been training for the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris his whole life. When confronted by his sister that he was spending too much time training and not focusing on his future missionary endeavors to China, he told her: “Jenny, Jenny,...

Virtue Matters: The Decline of the Secular University

“Without a narrative, life has no meaning. Without meaning, learning has no purpose. Without a purpose, schools are houses of detention, not attention.” – Neil Postman (This essay was originally posted on The Imaginative Conservative.) By now few are unaware of the...

What Is Beauty and Why Does It Matter?

The current renaissance of classical Christian education is representing nothing less than an educational renewal throughout our nation. And at the heart of this renewal is recovery of the classical values known as Truth, Goodness, and Beauty, which have not fared...

Field of Dreams: Finding our True and Everlasting Home

Field of Dreams is about a man named Ray Kinsella (played by Kevin Costner). He lives with his wife, Annie, and a young daughter on a farm in rural Iowa. Ray is in effect a washed up hippie; having inhaled deeply the radical idealism of the 1960s, he has only recently...

Race Wars: Why Secular Conceptions of Race are Collapsing

Dallas, Georgia, Michigan, Baton Rouge, now Milwaukee is in flames; revenge shootings in just the last month have killed twice as many police officers in the line of duty from last year. Even after five officers were gunned down in Dallas, the heated racial rhetoric...