(A simple but powerful biblical worldview framework in Ed Welch’s biblical counseling book When People Are Big and God is Small.) I recently read Ed Welch’s book, When People are Big and God is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of Man. It is a good book in general and one I would […]
There has been a lot of discussion since we released Joel’s book The Problem of Slavery in Christian America. He has spoken extensively on the issue of race, and not always in a way that makes some of our followers comfortable. Some have even said, “This is not the same American Vision.” Without analyzing every […]
A few years back, Westminster West professor Michael Horton published a defense of the “two kingdoms” doctrine against the charge that it “led to the toleration if not outright encouragement of slavery and segregation in the Southern Presbyterian Church.” I, too, have made this connection, and I have some interest in the subject. I still […]
(From the author’s Biblical Logic: In Theory and Practice) After God comes the second major covenantal point, Man; but this refers to man as the Image of God, and thus God’s representative on earth. Representation plays a central role in a Biblical worldview, as Adam represented all mankind in his fall, and as Christ represents […]
Being “spiritual” does not mean “made up of spirit.Spirit” is not a ghost-like substance that inhabits the truly “spiritual Christian.” The adjective, as in “spiritual man” and “spiritual body,” does not mean ethereal, incorporeal, immaterial, otherworldly, or even unworldly as depicted in movies like The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, Ghost, and The Sixth Sense.