ISIS out of Raqqa and a War on Kurds

Posted by on Oct 19, 2017 in Blog, Featured, Media, slider

ISIS out of Raqqa and a War on Kurds

            (Ed Morrissey of HotAir.com) With lots of news coming out of the Middle East, its time to get the bigger picture into focus. I had a chance to sit down with Ed Morrissey of HotAir.com and do just that, covering the fall of Raqqa and what seems to be a war with the Kurds of Iraq. Find our conversation here. I do my bit at 1:11:50, but if I were you, I’d listen to the whole show. Cheers! Jeff Gardner Picture Christians...

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More than they can bear

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Christians in the Media, Featured, Media, Photgraphic Impact

More than they can bear

(Members of the San Francisco 49ers knelt during the national anthem before the game against the Colts in Indianapolis. Photo Credit – Michael Conroy/Associated Press) On Sunday, October 8, 2017, Vice President Mike Pence walked out of the San Francisco 49ers vs. Indianapolis Colts game when members of the 49ers football team took a knee during the national anthem. The Vice President tweeted, among other things, that, “While everyone is entitled to their own opinions,...

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The Treacherous Image

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in Blog, Featured, Media

The Treacherous Image

On Monday, August 14th, 2017, a crowd of several hundred rioters in Durham, North Carolina, pulled down a nearly one hundred year old statue of an unknown Confederate soldier. As they did, the mob chanted “No Cops, No KKK, No Fascist USA.” As if the anarchist timbre of the crowd wasn’t unsettling enough, the scenes of near hysteria that followed the toppling of the statue were truly disturbing. As soon as the bent form of the statue hit the ground, several members of the...

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The pro’s and con’s of “seeing is believing”

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in Blog, Featured, Media

The pro’s and con’s of “seeing is believing”

According to the collective knowledge of Wikipedia, the idiom “seeing is believing” was first recorded in 1639, which means it had likely been in use for some time prior to that date. The simple explanation of this expression is that things you can see are “truer” or more “real” than those you cannot. But when it comes to photographs we should be very, very careful about what, or even more importantly why, we see something as true or real. (Above: Jeff Gardner –...

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The Power of Photography

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016 in Media, Photgraphic Impact

The Power of Photography

  Photography is a way of communicating, a way of feeling and connecting. I recently got to spend some time with my good friend Sheila Liaugminas on her wonderful program A Closer Look talking about (conversation begins at 30:46) a photograph of a little girl from Africa. Have a listen, spend some time with the image, and tell me what it says to...

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