Matthew Archbold

God is Not Absent From ‘God-Free Zones’ — Just Ignored

There's a great deal of discussion about "casual sex" on college campuses today but should anyone really be aiming for "casual" in our relations with anyone? When we meet others, we are faced with the option of using them for our own purposes or...

See a 3-D Model of Jesus Based on Shroud of Turin

About a decade ago I read something like ten books on the Shroud of Turin. It fascinated me. I came to the conclusion that it very likely was the burial cloth of Jesus. My faith does not rest upon this conclusion but I do believe it. There have...

Georgetown Honors Advocate of Partial Birth Abortion

Okay. So what exactly do you have to do to NOT get honored by a Catholic college? Well, to be fair, I might be taking liberties with the term “Catholic college” because I'm referring to Georgetown, which might just be the least Catholic of all...

Why We are Failing

We are failing. We are all failing. You feel it too, don't you? I saw a study from the Pew Research organization which said that only 18% of Americans had any faith at all in the federal government. I'm with them. I don't have much confidence in...

Is the F-Word Not a Thing Anymore?

Yesterday, Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl champion Jason Kelce delivered an epic profanity-filled speech at the Super Bowl Parade in front of... oh, about a million Philadelphians, including many children. Now, his speech has gone viral and it's...

Top 12 Incontrovertible Truths about The March for Life

1) Once you make your way into Washington D.C., do NOT be concerned with praying or singing too loud. You are a pro-lifer in Washington D.C., nobody can see you or hear you. We are like ninjas, whether we want to be or not. Invisible to all.

There’s Nothing Less Cool Than a ‘Cool Dad’

I know it's not cool. I know that a large majority of parenting experts posit that your child's self esteem is paramount. But may I suggest that “no” is the most important and powerful word a parent can say. May I suggest that trying to be the...

The Darwinism of Virtue

I don't think there's a fallacy more dangerous than the widespread belief in some sort of a global spiritual evolution. In fact, I can think of few notions believed by so many less supported by facts. We see examples of it when certain people...

It's Time We Got Loud About Love Again

There’s a lot of anger against Christians right now. I don’t know if you noticed but the media isn’t really a big fan of Christianity. Either are politicians. Or academics. Or Hollywood. Let’s just say we’re not very popular right now. Just look...

Hollywood is Full of Booming Gongs and Clashing Cymbals

Harvey Weinstein is a problem. But he's not THE problem. It goes far deeper. We all know that Harvey Weinstein is a symptom of a diseased culture. I enjoy going to the movies but I've noticed something disturbing in recent years. It's hit me a...