The dominion mandate is inseparable from the Image of God; both were corrupted in the fall, but Scripture shows they are fully restored and recapitulated in Christ Jesus. This is our call, our restoration, and our mission!
Scripture sees the dominion mandate from multiple perspectives, but there is one thing it is certainly not supposed to mean for God’s people. Find out here. . . .
Years ago, an American Reformed missionary in Europe complained to me that in the church he had planted, there was only one family. “Well,” I said, “why don’t you encourage the single ones to marry?” “It wouldn’t work,” he replied grimly, “they are mostly women. They don’t need my encouragement. But there are no men […]
Throughout the centuries, the church has always faced the problem of the quality of its members – and when I say quality, I mean the sanctification, the spiritual maturity, and the practical wisdom of its members. The constant battle against sin (sanctification) and for the expanding the Kingdom of God (wisdom) has always placed high […]
After last week’s article was posted, I received an email from an individual who was concerned that I was placing blame on the Church for the sorry state of the American culture. He took exception to this thesis and offered a different explanation as to why the culture is the way it is. I believe […]