Author: the Josh Benner Blog

Josh is the pastor of Christian Bible Church in Cissna Park, Illinois. He has a Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He lives with his wife Kari, their son, and dog.

Qualms With Gender Selection – a Pro-Choice Paradox

Note: this post discusses what I see as a logical paradox in the current debate about abortion as a means of gender selection. Pro-choice advocates who are of a utilitarian persuasion may disagree. This is more aimed towards pro choice libertarians. Full disclosure: I am personally pro life.

Hurricane Nevin, Scandal and Ponzi Schemes

Money, yacht parties, VIP rooms, prostitutes. I first thought that the reporters had gotten a copy of Charlie Sheen’s bank statement, but these are allegations of benefits received by football players in the University of Miami football program from 2002 until 2010.

75 years later – Owens’ Olympics and revisionist history

75 years ago today, Jesse Owens won his fourth and final Gold Medal at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, something which would not be duplicated in track and field until the 1984 games by Carl Lewis. As amazing as this athletic feet was, it is arguably just the second most impressive thing which Owens ever accomplished. In 1935, he broke three world records in a span of 45 minutes, quite possibly the most impressive athletic accomplishment of all time.