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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
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
The Unicorn Logic Against Free Markets—A Response to Andrew Strain at First Things
How Marxist Thinking Is Seeping Into the Church
Atlas Shrugged Essay (Third Place Winner!)
General Revelation—Do 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
Discrimination and Disparities: Thomas Sowell on Racism and Reason
Why Christians Should Reconsider Ayn Rand
“Social Justice” Is Impossible
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?
A Woke Package-Deal
How do I find my life mission, my message, and my audience?
You can’t make this stuff up — But Joe Carter can.
Stop Redefining White Supremacy If You Want To Be Taken Seriously
Woe to you, when all people speak well of you.
Why the Political Left Has to Abuse Language
I denounce and repudiate white nationalism, white supremacy, and racism.
Do You Want a Weak Pastor and a Sick Church?
Christian friends — It’s time to start creating online content…
Rebecca McLaughlin: Gospelizing Idolatry at the TGC Part II
Rebecca McLaughlin: Gospelizing Idolatry at TGC
Marxism in Christ’s Church: A Report from the Pews
ICYMI: Is Spock right? Do the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few?
Thoughts on “Earth Day” — The socialists are all for it. The end.
How to Fight for Truth Without Being “Wise in Your Own Eyes”
Jesus Said Wolves Are Coming. Do You Have a Plan?
I’m Having a Little Fun with the PhDs
It’s not for fun that I share this junk.
Why Do Conservative Christians Blindly Follow Big-Name Moderates and Liberals?
5 Easy Ways to Keep Tabs on the So-Called Gospel Coalition
Rebuilding Notre Dame
Diverse Thoughts on the Burning of Notre-Dame
Western Civilization Smolders
You Have a Big Goal — But What Can You Do THIS Month?
Whoever Relaxes One of the Least of These Commandments
I got WOKE this morning with a WOKE question.
Be Angry and Do Not Sin
Pray for the wicked men at Gillette. But don’t be weak. Identify your enemy.
How Goes the Battle?
“Whiteness is Wickedness”?
Captive Audience: A Parody of the Hurtful Rhetoric of The Witness
Science, Economics, Politics
Can a Christian Really Say Taxation Is Theft?
Make the Neo-Marxists Feel How Unjust They Are
Nipsey Hussle Was Tragically Murdered—And Identity Politics Is Still Bad.
Sam Allberry’s Desires Are Inherently Sinful
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
ICYMI: Shepherd’s Conference Q&A – Behind the Scenes Discussion with Jacob Brunton and Cody Libolt
ICYMI: Shepherd’s Conference 2019 Q&A – What Does a Good Shepherd Do?
ICYMI: What Has Athens to Do with Jerusalem?
ICYMI: What is Biblical Justice — Debate with Jacob Brunton and Brandon Watts Tejedor
Did Ligon Duncan Mean to Endorse Sam Allberry’s Ideas on Same Sex Attraction?
So You Affirm Young Earth Creation?
Dinosaurs Prove My 4-Year Old Son Is a Functioning Classicalist
What Can Anyone Do? How to Put a Stop to the Enemies Within the Church
Would Mark Dever Say Christians Can Vote for Democrats in Good Conscience?
What If You Succeeded at Your Biggest Goal and Still Felt No Different?
You Look At Who I Platform—Sure Dr. Mohler
Dever and Leeman Are Wrong — Christians Can Have No Fellowship with Democrats
How To Deal with Christian Social Justice Warriors
Why I Can Be Unfriendly
Discernment is a Noble Thing, Phil Johnson
Unclarity May Be Strategic for Al Mohler, But What the Church Needs Is Clear Truth.
Are Albert Mohler, Ligon Duncan, and Mark Dever Compromised?
Beth Moore Pits Jesus Against Paul. Is This The Road To The First SBC Woman President?
Some Affirmations For Those Who Work From Home
Why Couldn’t Sproul and Bahnsen Be Friends?
What premise makes this ghoulish behavior possible? Collectivism.
Do You Think Our Criticism of Russell Moore and Timothy Keller Is Too General? Read This.
Confessions of A Christian Social Justice Warrior
Concerns with the American Charter and Russell Moore’s Involvement
Who Deserves the Benefit of the Doubt?
Rethinking Poverty and Charity — Better ways to help the poor and the least of these
Jonathan Leeman Errs on Political “Preferences” and Christian Unity
How to Give a Perfect Answer (And Four Dangerous Mistakes to Avoid)
Speaking Out Like John Galt
Matthew 5:40–42 and the Charity Question
How The Gospel Coalition is Killing The Gospel With “Social Justice”
The Tone Police Have a New Favorite Weapon: Gospel Issue
Christianity + Civilization
Anti-Individualism in the Air: How do Christians and non-Christians evaluate individualism?
10 Myths The Left Should Abandon: How to Bring Facts into the Conversation
Are Conservative Christians Taking a Turn Toward Socialism?
If Jesus Was a Socialist, He Would’ve Stayed in the Tomb
As You Consider Socialism
Race vs. Culture & The New Non-Racial “Racism”
The Winsome Gestapo: We Find Power in Bridling our OWN Tongues
Ethnic Diversity vs. Color-Blindness
Do You Make This Mistake When Arguing?
The Root of America’s Inequality Problem
It’s Good To Be a Fighter, But This Is Even Better
Justice: The Only Proper Foundation for Capitalism — (A Response to an Article by Wayne Grudem on The Gospel Coalition)
You Weren’t Very Persuasive Today
The West’s Cultural Civil War
The Key Philosophical Mistake Christians Make: The Arbitrary vs. the Objective
What Did Jesus Mean By “Judge Not”?
Rational Self-Interest and the Worship of God
The Atheising Tendency of Altruism
You’re a Legalist If You Draw a Clear Moral Line?
Why Conservatives Lose The Moral Argument: A Response to Matt Walsh
Using the Bible to Prove the Bible?
He Who Promised Is Faithful
What You’re Forgetting When Your Faith Is Weak
Why Rational Self-Interest?
Let’s Win This
Athens & Jerusalem: General and Specific Revelation
The Single Most Important Subject You Could Ever Study
The Insanity of “Balance”
5 Lies That Are Crippling You (Without You Realizing It)
3 Questions That Will Change Your Life
What If Your Definitions of “Right” and “Wrong” Are Wrong?
The Egoism of Christian Hedonism
Jonathan Edwards on Egoism
Ayn Rand on Christian Egoism: Part 1
Ayn Rand on Christian Egoism: Part 2
The Siren’s Song: How Altruism Leads to Death
To Enjoy God — By Glorifying Him Forever
Christian Motivation: An Interview with Lydia Borengasser
Jesus Christ AND Ayn Rand?
How Selfishness Is A Good Thing (And Biblical)
The Holy Self-Interest of Jesus in the Garden
Christianity, Humanism, and Civilization
Selfish Love: With C.S. Lewis and Ayn Rand
Make America Think Again: On Cultural and Christian Mindlessness
What Getting Shellacked About Racism Taught Me About Politics
How Access To More Information Is Making Us Less Tolerant
On Earth as It Is in Heaven
Was Thomas’s Doubt Reasonable?
O Bless Me Now, My Savior
Far As The Curse Is Found
What Does Faith in Jesus Rest On?
How to Surrender No Premise
How to Love God More
There Is No Such Thing As “Gay Rights” (or “Black Rights” or “Women’s Rights”)
A Flowchart of Self-Interest
How to Change Anybody — 9 Tips for Writers
Something Evil from the Mouth of God?
The Most Powerful Question
Terrorists Don’t Kill People… Ideas Do
Christianity and Government: An Interview with Joseph Knowles
Why Business SHOULD Be Allowed To Discriminate
Does Rational Self-Interest Mean “Faith for Hire”?
Egoism or Communism: Christians Must Choose
How To Stop Special Interest Once And For All
Citizens United: I Know I’m Late to This Party, But Man Can I Dance
“Religious Liberty” — A Different Take
The Importance of Reversing John Piper’s Maxim
What Is Christian Individualism?
Brothers, Value Your Self
7 Lessons on Values from The Fountainhead
“Self” on Trial: A Look at Christian Motivation
Love of Self?
The Reason We Fight
Being a Christian Individualist
Christian Rand Fan?
Who Are You After The War?
My Wife Loves Me Conditionally
Al Mohler Condemns Self-Interest in Voters
The “Christian” Fairytale
Why It’s Not “Better” To Give
The Artist is a Trader, Miss Taggart
3 Reasons Everyone Should Love Big Oil
Why Be Moral?
Why Believe the Bible? Evidence.
Why Have Faith in Jesus? Is It Reason vs. Revelation?
How Ugly Casinos Are Good For Cultural Transformation
Why Money Does Not Exist (Despite What’s In Your Wallet)
Understanding and Then Faith
How Changing Your Thoughts On Money Can Change Your Life
Why Did the Disciples Have Faith in Jesus?
John Locke on Faith
The Plunder of the Egyptians: Recognizing the Wealth of Thinkers Past
Make It Shine: 12 Checkpoints for your persuasive argument
Recommended Reading: Articles to Get Your Ideological Bearings
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
Philosophy Club: Moral Truths, Ayn Rand, and Christianity
Philosophy Club: Philosophy for the Christian Intellectual
Philosophy Club: Social Justice: Challenging Timothy Keller’s Generous Justice
Philosophy Club: Epistemology in the Christian Life, Ministry, and Worldview
Philosophy Club: Classical Epistemology for Christians – First Personal Discernibility
Philosophy Club: Individual Rights and Justice
Philosophy Club: Divine Egoism
Philosophy Club: Christian Egoism
Philosophy Club: Implications of Christian Egoism
Philosophy Club: The Necessity of Moral Judgment
Philosophy Club: The Unreason of Social Justice and Presuppositionalism (Q&A)
Philosophy Club: The Connection Between Presuppositionalism and Cultural Marxism
The Sin of Moderation: Why Trying to Be a Moderate in Morality and Politics Is Evil
Philosophy Club: Jonathan Edwards and Divine Egoism
Philosophy Club: SJWs Will Keep Winning Until Christians Learn This
Philosophy Club: Ideology Is Bad, Say Conservatives. But Why?
Philosophy Club: Problems with Theonomy – Is It Theonomy vs. Religious Liberty?
Philosophy Club: Is Jesus an Altruist?
What Is Neo-Marxism?
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