A recent tweet from Desiring God stated that not one of the 112 references to being blessed in the New Testament “is connected to material prosperity”: This tweet, its potential implications, and some of the baggage that goes along with it bring up a topic we need to address in a comprehensive manner: the connection […]
One of the less recognized (among modern conservatives, anyway) aspects of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s stand for civil rights and equal justice is how firmly his civil disobedience was rooted in the classic American, and Protestant Christian, doctrine of nullification and interposition. In this, he reapplied the views of Madison and Jefferson, which were […]
The work and sabbath of God is the basis for the sabbath and work of man. The pattern for man is reversed: life/rest and then work. Man’s true sabbath is to rest in God, then good works flow from it. This means the Old Law was ceremonial.
I once knew a US Military combat veteran of the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. He was a believer, a bit gruff, a faithful husband, a good father and grandfather, and a bit racist against Asians. Think of Clint Eastwood’s character from Gran Torino. This man had become hardened and calloused from his many personal experiences. […]
The self-appointed last line of defense in the “war on boys” has never looked so fragile, after this Gillette ad about acceptable male behavior has triggered high-pitched shrieks of horror from the guardians of manhood. A few have caught themselves in mid-alto shriek and quickly shifted to grunting to compensate. A great push-back piece from […]