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FTNCI 001: Why We Need New Christian Intellectuals

FTNCI 002: Against Fideism

FTNCI 003: Rediscovering Reason

FTNCI 004: Against Altruism

FTNCI 005: Holy Self-Interest

FTNCI 006: Christian Egoism

FTNCI 007: Against Collectivism

FTNCI 008: In Defense of Individualism

FTNCI 009: Christianity and Western Civilization

FTNCI 010: Revelation and Responsibility

FTNCI 011: The Importance of Apologetics with Guest Nick Peters

FTNCI 012: Did Jesus Exist? with Guest Nick Peters

FTNCI 013: Undesigned Coincidences in the Gospels and Acts with Guest Dr. Lydia McGrew

FTNCI 014: Exposing Russell Moore, Timothy Keller, and The Enemies Within the Church

FTNCI 015: Philosophy for the Christian Intellectual

FTNCI 016: Epistemology in the Christian Life, Ministry, and Worldview

FTNCI 017: Classical Epistemology for Christians – First Personal Discernibility

FTNCI 018: War, Immigration and Walls + Division in the Church

FTNCI 019: Masculinity, Evasion, and the Incompetent Opposition to Social Justice

FTNCI 020: Apologetics, Philosophy, and Rational Christianity

FTNCI 021: Socialism Does to Your Mind

FTNCI: 022: What Is General Revelation? Why Does it Matter?

FTNCI 023: You Won’t Stop Marxism by Saying, “Just Focus on the Gospel.”

FTNCI 024: Toward a Theology of Polemics

FTNCI 025: Manhood Is a Mindset

FTNCI 026: The SIN of Voting Democrat

FTNCI 027: Is Moral Relativism Controlling Your Church?

FTNCI 028: Gun Rights & 1776 vs. the Christian Pansies

FTNCI 029: We Criticized John MacArthur and Tom Ascol. Here’s What We Learned.

FTNCI 030: Presuppositional Apologetics vs. Common Sense and Logic

Featured Articles

The New Christian Intellectual

Why We Need New Christian Intellectuals

The “Wisdom of the World”

Why Christians Should Repudiate Chambers’ “Review” of Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged

On Intellectual Adultery

Revelation and Responsibility

Venezuela: Why We Must “Assign Blame”

Faith Is More Than Trust

Russell Moore Says Rights Are Never Absolute

Yes, Rights Are Always Absolute

The Unicorn Logic Against Free MarketsA Response to Andrew Strain at First Things

How Marxist Thinking Is Seeping Into the Church

Atlas Shrugged Essay (Third Place Winner!)

General RevelationDo You Understand It?

Ayn Rand and Christianity?

What is “Knowledge” in Romans 1?

Before Rethinking Hell, Rethink The Worthiness of God

What Does Justice Require? — On Racial Reconciliation

The Theological Problem With Tim Keller’s So-Called Social Justice

Why Christians Should Reconsider Ayn Rand

The Aquinas Option

In Defense of Leisure

Teaching Is Fundamentally an Invitation to Love

The Content of Social Justice: A Reply to Joe Carter

True Justice: Who Owns What—And To Whom Is What Owed?

How I Got From Alpha to Omega – A Rundown on this Month’s Presuppositionalism Discussions

Misplaced Idealism: Looking for Inspiration in the Wrong Place

It’s People They Want to Fetter: On The Immorality of the Anti-Capitalist Conservatives

How to Know If You Are a Presuppositionalist or a Classicalist

A Failing Movement—John MacArthur on Social Justice

7 Theses on Social Justice: Clear Definitions of Justice & Racism

Cultural Marxism in The Church: Menace or Myth?

Racial Equivocation & Serpentine Shepherds

A Woke Package-Deal

The Dangers of Loose Language on Racism – A Response to Piper on Structural Racism

O Foolish Americans—On Fighting the Bewitching Power of Sentiment

#TrustedForTruth? — An Open Plea To Dr. Al Mohler

Objectivism & Theism — Part 1: Introduction

Objectivism & Theism — Part 2: The Anti-Theistic Argument from Supernature

Thankful, To Whom?

Brothers, Value Your Self

Minimum-Wage Love

Dear Conservatives: Biblicism Won’t Stop Social Justice

The Fight Against Presuppositionalism: Why Does It Matter?

Unrealistic Predictions, COVID-19 Lockdown, Cost Lives

Renouncing Disgraceful & Underhanded Ways—A Plea to Southern Seminary & Its Defenders

I Embraced Functional Gnosticism

A Culture is Only as Good as its Ideas

It’s Time to Start Naming & Dividing From Woke Pastors

How Great the Weight of Public Speech—A Call to Morally Charged Polemics

Yesterday, I Was Excommunicated.

Cutting Through The Obscurities on Justice — A Response to Tim Keller

Principles Over Personalities—A Response to Conservative Resurgence Voices

What Evangelical Christians Don’t Understand About Inequality and Privilege

Blog Posts

Recommended Reading: Articles to Get Your Ideological Bearings

Make It Shine: 12 Checkpoints for your persuasive argument

The Plunder of the Egyptians: Recognizing the Wealth of Thinkers Past

John Locke on Faith

Why Did the Disciples Have Faith in Jesus?

How Changing Your Thoughts On Money Can Change Your Life

Understanding and Then Faith

Why Money Does Not Exist (Despite What’s In Your Wallet)

How Ugly Casinos Are Good For Cultural Transformation

Why Have Faith in Jesus? Is It Reason vs. Revelation?

Why Believe the Bible? Evidence.

Why Be Moral?

3 Reasons Everyone Should Love Big Oil

The Artist is a Trader, Miss Taggart

Why It’s Not “Better” To Give

The “Christian” Fairytale

Al Mohler Condemns Self-Interest in Voters

My Wife Loves Me Conditionally

Who Are You After The War?

Christian Rand Fan?

Being a Christian Individualist

The Reason We Fight

Love of Self?

“Self” on Trial: A Look at Christian Motivation

7 Lessons on Values from The Fountainhead

Brothers, Value Your Self

What Is Christian Individualism?

The Importance of Reversing John Piper’s Maxim

“Religious Liberty” — A Different Take

Citizens United: I Know I’m Late to This Party, But Man Can I Dance

How To Stop Special Interest Once And For All

Egoism or Communism: Christians Must Choose

Does Rational Self-Interest Mean “Faith for Hire”?

Why Business SHOULD Be Allowed To Discriminate

Christianity and Government: An Interview with Joseph Knowles

Terrorists Don’t Kill People… Ideas Do

The Most Powerful Question

Something Evil from the Mouth of God?

How to Change Anybody — 9 Tips for Writers

A Flowchart of Self-Interest

There Is No Such Thing As “Gay Rights” (or “Black Rights” or “Women’s Rights”)

Save Yourself

How to Love God More

How to Surrender No Premise

What Does Faith in Jesus Rest On?

Far As The Curse Is Found

O Bless Me Now, My Savior

Was Thomas’s Doubt Reasonable?

On Earth as It Is in Heaven

How Access To More Information Is Making Us Less Tolerant

What Getting Shellacked About Racism Taught Me About Politics

Make America Think Again: On Cultural and Christian Mindlessness

Selfish Love: With C.S. Lewis and Ayn Rand

Christianity, Humanism, and Civilization

The Holy Self-Interest of Jesus in the Garden

How Selfishness Is A Good Thing (And Biblical)

Jesus Christ AND Ayn Rand?

Christian Motivation: An Interview with Lydia Borengasser

To Enjoy God — By Glorifying Him Forever

The Siren’s Song: How Altruism Leads to Death

Ayn Rand on Christian Egoism: Part 1

Ayn Rand on Christian Egoism: Part 2

Jonathan Edwards on Egoism

The Egoism of Christian Hedonism

What If Your Definitions of “Right” and “Wrong” Are Wrong?

3 Questions That Will Change Your Life

5 Lies That Are Crippling You (Without You Realizing It)

The Insanity of “Balance”

The Single Most Important Subject You Could Ever Study

Athens & Jerusalem: General and Specific Revelation

Let’s Win This

Why Rational Self-Interest?

What You’re Forgetting When Your Faith Is Weak

He Who Promised Is Faithful

Using the Bible to Prove the Bible?

Why Conservatives Lose The Moral Argument: A Response to Matt Walsh

You’re a Legalist If You Draw a Clear Moral Line?

The Atheising Tendency of Altruism

Rational Self-Interest and the Worship of God

What Did Jesus Mean By “Judge Not”?

The Key Philosophical Mistake Christians Make: The Arbitrary vs. the Objective

“Social Justice”

The West’s Cultural Civil War

You Weren’t Very Persuasive Today

Justice: The Only Proper Foundation for Capitalism — (A Response to an Article by Wayne Grudem on The Gospel Coalition)

It’s Good To Be a Fighter, But This Is Even Better

The Root of America’s Inequality Problem

Do You Make This Mistake When Arguing?

Ethnic Diversity vs. Color-Blindness

The Winsome Gestapo: We Find Power in Bridling our OWN Tongues

Race vs. Culture & The New Non-Racial “Racism”

As You Consider Socialism

If Jesus Was a Socialist, He Would’ve Stayed in the Tomb

Are Conservative Christians Taking a Turn Toward Socialism?

10 Myths The Left Should Abandon: How to Bring Facts into the Conversation

Anti-Individualism in the Air: How do Christians and non-Christians evaluate individualism?

Christianity + Western Civilization

The Tone Police Have a New Favorite Weapon: Gospel Issue

How The Gospel Coalition is Killing The Gospel With “Social Justice”

Matthew 5:40–42 and the Charity Question

Speaking Out Like John Galt

Religious Liberty

How to Give a Perfect Answer (And Four Dangerous Mistakes to Avoid)

Jonathan Leeman Errs on Political “Preferences” and Christian Unity

Rethinking Poverty and Charity — Better ways to help the poor and the least of these

Who Deserves the Benefit of the Doubt?

Mere Eisegesis

Concerns with the American Charter and Russell Moore’s Involvement

Confessions of A Christian Social Justice Warrior

Toxic Masculinity?

Do You Think Our Criticism of Russell Moore and Timothy Keller Is Too General? Read This.

What premise makes this ghoulish behavior possible? Collectivism.

Why Couldn’t Sproul and Bahnsen Be Friends?

Some Affirmations For Those Who Work From Home

Beth Moore Pits Jesus Against Paul. Is This The Road To The First SBC Woman President?

Are Albert Mohler, Ligon Duncan, and Mark Dever Compromised?

Unclarity May Be Strategic for Al Mohler, But What the Church Needs Is Clear Truth.

Discernment is a Noble Thing, Phil Johnson

Why I Can Be Unfriendly

How To Deal with Christian Social Justice Warriors

Dever and Leeman Are Wrong — Christians Can Have No Fellowship with Democrats

You Look At Who I Platform—Sure Dr. Mohler

What If You Succeeded at Your Biggest Goal and Still Felt No Different?

Would Mark Dever Say Christians Can Vote for Democrats in Good Conscience?

What Can Anyone Do? How to Put a Stop to the Enemies Within the Church

Dinosaurs Prove My 4-Year Old Son Is a Functioning Classicalist

Did Ligon Duncan Mean to Endorse Sam Allberry’s Ideas on Same Sex Attraction?

ICYMI: Is Spock right? Do the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few?

ICYMI: Communications & Decency

ICYMI: What is Biblical Justice — Debate with Jacob Brunton and Brandon Watts Tejedor

ICYMI: What Has Athens to Do with Jerusalem?

ICYMI: Shepherd’s Conference 2019 Q&A – What Does a Good Shepherd Do?

ICYMI: Shepherd’s Conference Q&A – Behind the Scenes Discussion with Jacob Brunton and Cody Libolt

The Author of Your Favorite Children’s “Bible” Is a Heretic. And Your Pastor Didn’t Know.

The Jesus Storybook Bible Ignores Authorial Intent to Build Its Own Narrative

The Core Theme of the Jesus Storybook Bible is Wrong

Sam Allberry’s Desires Are Inherently Sinful

Nipsey Hussle Was Tragically Murdered—And Identity Politics Is Still Bad.

Make the Neo-Marxists Feel How Unjust They Are

Can a Christian Really Say Taxation Is Theft?

Science, Economics, Politics

Captive Audience: A Parody of the Hurtful Rhetoric of The Witness

“Whiteness is Wickedness”?

How Goes the Battle?

Pray for the wicked men at Gillette. But don’t be weak. Identify your enemy.

Be Angry and Do Not Sin

I got WOKE this morning with a WOKE question.

Whoever Relaxes One of the Least of These Commandments

You Have a Big Goal — But What Can You Do THIS Month?

Western Civilization Smolders

Diverse Thoughts on the Burning of Notre-Dame

Rebuilding Notre Dame

Why Do Conservative Christians Blindly Follow Big-Name Moderates and Liberals?

It’s not for fun that I share this junk.

I’m Having a Little Fun with the PhDs

Thoughts on “Earth Day” — The socialists are all for it. The end.

Christian friends — It’s time to start creating online content…

Do You Want a Weak Pastor and a Sick Church?

I denounce and repudiate white nationalism, white supremacy, and racism.

Why the Political Left Has to Abuse Language

Woe to you, when all people speak well of you.

Stop Redefining White Supremacy If You Want To Be Taken Seriously

You can’t make this stuff up — But Joe Carter can.

Writers Block? Try Frasier’s Dirty Little Secret

Hone In On Your Distinct Message

Ethos — How to Gain Credibility for Your Argument

Step Up Your Game — Quit Burying the Lede

The Art of Culture War through Marketing

How do you make sure your opportunities are always expanding?

How do you get your body and your mind to serve you optimally?

How do you overcome procrastination and create peace of mind?

How do you find out what people actually want YOU to create?

How do you build trust AND never run out of content ideas?

How do you speak in a way that people find easy and relatable?

How do you get people to pay attention?

How do I find my life mission, my message, and my audience?

How do you know which idea to write about today?

Invest in people now — that way they will still listen to you in ten or twenty years.

How do you give your content the best chance to fly?

It’s dangerous to call a person “Fool.”

The Rabbit Hole: 25 Crazy Things Happening to Our Gospel Comrades

Beth Moore, Do You Have Your Own Rule Book?

Single? Waiting on the Lord?

Discernment Bloggers Want to Expose and Destroy Things.

Cody Libolt is a Coward. (I have a troll account.)

Why Did Eric Metaxas Quit Russell Moore’s Evangelical Immigration Table?

Gay Revoice Movement Takes More Ground

The Southern Baptist Convention Did What?!

Dr. Danny Akin On the Theology of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, SEBTS, May 2019

The Aftermath of Black Lives Matter

Moore Baloney: Russell Moore Redefines True Complementarianism at SBC19

Jesus Said Wolves Are Coming. Do You Have a Plan?

How to Fight for Truth Without Being “Wise in Your Own Eyes”

5 Easy Ways to Keep Tabs on the So-Called Gospel Coalition

Russell Moore’s Pragmatic Critique of Socialism Does More Harm than Good

The Parable of The Pit

Please Do Not Dignify Thabiti’s Unmanly Non-Apology

Radical Leftist Terrorism and the Gospel

What Are the Differences Between Being Conservative, Republican, and Right-Wing?

Christian Social Justice Warriors: Your Illiteracy is Boundless

A Quarrelsome Person? Response to The Gospel Coalition

MARS, A Rational And Scientific Review of The National Geographic Series

One Simple Question for James White (IMPORTANT UPDATES)

Self-Driving Trucks, A Case For Automation

I Used An “All Gender” Bathroom, It Was Awful

Bombs Or Bibles? The Only Solutions To The Middle East

Comparing Dunkirk and 1917

Trump, Vulture Capitalism, Gay Christianity, and the Porn Ban (ICYMI)

War, Immigration, and Walls + Division in the Church (ICYMI)

Masculinity, Evasion, and the Incompetent Opposition to Social Justice (ICYMI)

Van Til vs. Christianity

Why Is Presuppositionalism Mistaken?

Dear Dr. Frame: When Will the Presuppositionalists Clarify Their View?

Influencer Outreach: Weird Mistakes and What to Do Instead

No Presuppositionalist Is More than Half-Educated

Christian: You Must Learn to Distinguish Friend from Foe

We Are Not “In this Together.”

Friends, Allies, Neighbors, and Enemies

Why Does Cody Block Everyone?

Can Christians Defy Lockdown Orders?

Reflect on This, and May the Lord Give You Understanding

How To Prevent A Post-Covid Economic Collapse

Continue Exposing the Downgrade at Southern Seminary

Albert Mohler Is a J. K. Rowling Villain

Apologetics, Philosophy, and Rational Christianity (ICYMI)

What Socialism Does to Your Mind (ICYMI)

How to Talk About Systemic Racism (Like an Adult)

“We just need to focus on the gospel.”

What is General Revelation? Why Does it Matter? (ICYMI)

You Won’t Stop Marxism by Saying, “Just Focus on the Gospel.” (ICYMI)

Toward a Theology of Polemics (ICYMI)

Can a Faithful Christian Vote for a Democrat? Jonathan Leeman Thinks So.

How Can I Love Church Members with Different Politics? (BOOK REVIEW)

Christians Against Marxism: Get Off the Sidelines

Atlas Shrugged and the Silver Screen — Is a movie adaptation of Ayn Rand’s masterpiece possible? And what we need to make it happen.

On Division in the Church

Reflections On God And The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

Cultural Marxists are Obsessed with Power. Here’s the Alternative.

Arguing with Atheists: Yea or Nay?

Manhood Is a Mindset (ICYMI)

Contrasting Race & Culture, Individualism & Collectivism (ICYMI)

How Tim Keller Gets Justice and Voting Wrong (ICYMI)

FTNCI’s Quick Guide to the Social Justice Controversy

The Woke Religionists Are All Wrong on Individual Rights

The SIN of Voting Democrat (ICYMI)

Is Moral Relativism Controlling Your Church? (ICYMI)

Gun Rights & 1776 vs. the Christian Pansies (ICYMI)

We Criticized John MacArthur and Tom Ascol — Here’s What We Learned. (ICYMI)

Presuppositional Apologetics vs. Common Sense and Logic (ICYMI)

Christian Pride — Made In God’s Image

Be a Man. Fight TODAY’S Battles

Videos

Apologetics, Philosophy, and Rational Christianity

Debate: Presuppositionalism vs. Classicalism – Man’s Structure of Knowledge

Debate: What Has Athens to do with Jerusalem?

Debate: What Is Biblical Justice?

How I Got From Alpha to Omega – A Rundown on this Month’s Presuppositionalism Discussions (Video)

How to Know If You Are Presuppositionalist or a Classicalist

Why Bill Nye Is Not A Scientist – And Why It Matters

Social Justice and the Gospel – 01

Social Justice and the Gospel – Defining Terms – A Roundtable Discussion

Social Justice and the Gospel – How to Engage – A Roundtable Discussion

Jacob Brunton on Immigration & Individual Rights – Interview with Matt Travis

Shepherd’s Conference 2019 Q&A: What Does a Good Shepherd Do?

Shepherd’s Conference Q&A: Behind the Scenes Discussion with Jacob Brunton and Cody Libolt

Rethinking Poverty and Charity  — Better Ways to Help the Poor and the Least of These

R.C. Sproul: The Inherent Logical Discrepancies Within the Presuppositional Apologetic

Shapiro vs. Brook: Reason, Religion, and Rational Self-Interest Part 1

Shapiro vs. Brook: Reason, Religion, and Rational Self-Interest Part 2

Shapiro vs. Brook: Reason, Religion, and Rational Self-Interest Part 3

Shapiro vs. Brook: Reason, Religion, and Rational Self-Interest Part 4

Moral Truths, Ayn Rand, and Christianity

Philosophy for the Christian Intellectual

Social Justice: Challenging Timothy Keller’s Generous Justice

Epistemology in the Christian Life, Ministry, and Worldview

Classical Epistemology for Christians – First Personal Discernibility

Individual Rights and Justice

Divine Egoism

Christian Egoism

Implications of Christian Egoism

The Necessity of Moral Judgment

The Unreason of Social Justice and Presuppositionalism (Q&A)

The Connection Between Presuppositionalism and Cultural Marxism

The Sin of Moderation: Why Trying to Be a Moderate in Morality and Politics Is Evil

Jonathan Edwards and Divine Egoism

Ideology Is Bad, Say Conservatives. But Why?

SJWs Will Keep Winning Until Christians Learn This

Exposing Russell Moore, Timothy Keller, and The Enemies Within The Church

Problems with Theonomy – Is It Theonomy vs. Religious Liberty?

Is Jesus an Altruist?

Is Spock Right? Do the Needs of the Many Outweigh the Needs of the Few?

What Is Neo-Marxism?

Racism & Schism — Division of the Church due to redefinitions, ignorance, and apathy.

Big Eva & The Enemies Within the Church

SBC Affirms Critical Race Theory and Intersectionality? Why Is Race Becoming Such a Divisive Issue?

Philosophy and Theology: How Are they Different—and Related?

50 Years Since Apollo 11—But Why Do Liberals and Conservatives Hate Industrial Progress?

“I am a racist” – Matthew Hall, Provost at Southern Seminary

SBC Professor Caught Pushing Liberation Theology

Jarvis Williams on “Whiteness” Pursuing Gospel Centered Racial Reconciliation

How To Use Your Emotions… So They Help You And Make Your Life Better

Capitalism: The Answer To Social Justice

Dear Social Justice Contras…

Debate on Libertarian Free Will – Jacob Brunton vs Kyle Alander

Four Horsemen of the Tonepocalypse

So You Want To Fight Against Cultural Marxism?

War, Immigration, and Walls + Division in the Church

Trump, Vulture Capitalism, Gay Christianity, and the Porn Ban

Masculinity, Evasion, and the Incompetent Opposition to Social Justice

Christian: You Must Learn to Distinguish Friend from Foe

What Socialism Does to Your Mind

What is General Revelation? Why Does it Matter?

You Won’t Stop Marxism by Saying, “Just Focus on the Gospel.”

Toward a Theology of Polemics

Tucker Carlson is Wrong on Morality of Capitalism

How Tim Keller Gets Justice and Voting Wrong

Contrasting Race & Culture, Individualism & Collectivism

Manhood Is a Mindset

Evangelicals Embrace Systemic Racism Lie

The SIN of Voting Democrat

Is Moral Relativism Controlling Your Church?

Gun Rights & 1776 vs. the Christian Pansies

We Criticized John MacArthur and Tom Ascol. Here’s What We Learned.

Presuppositional Apologetics vs. Common Sense and Logic | Part 1

Presuppositional Apologetics vs. Common Sense and Logic | Part 2

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