We Should be More Concerned About Deflated Freedoms than Deflated Footballs

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Deflated footballs are in the news. In fact, the story is so popular that all the major networks led with the story even though almost nobody in the United States will be financially affected by the outcome. No one will lose any freedom, be forced to pay a tax, or have a pile of new […]

Another legitimate rape of the pro-life movement


On this anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the GOP just aborted a pro-life bill that would have passed, and instead, substituted a redundant bill that prohibits taxpayer-funded abortions. “Hey, look at us stalwart pro-lifers! We did something! (cough, cough, something that’s already pretty much been done).” Let’s be clear: this is not throwing a bone, […]

When Van Til got crazy political

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Cornelius Van Til usually did not express his view on politics and government. But in one place that he did, it came as a worldview tidal wave. I would like to share that with you today. It is not just political, it is crazy political—and in perhaps the most profound way it could be done, […]

Cornelius Van Til’s “spirit of reconstruction”

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It has been asked recently whether Cornelius Van Til was a theonomist, and more importantly, is there a link between presuppositional apologetics and theonomy. The first question is easy to answer: no, Van Til was not a theonomist, at least not in the sense of Rushdoony, Bahnsen, etc. He personally disavowed both theonomy and postmillennialism—if […]

Blasphemy and Freedom


Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain (Ex. 20:4-6).

You’ve probably heard the question, “What’s in a name?” Remember that it comes from that famous dialogue between Romeo and Juliet? The maiden from the window above says,