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A Culture Is Only as Good as Its Ideas

I’ve been reading Christianity Versus Fatalistic Religions in the War Against Poverty by Udo Middelmann, president of the Francis A. Schaeffer Foundation. In this book he tells how he visited an East African village and observed two very different ways of living.

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Unrealistic Predictions, COVID-19 Lockdown, Cost Lives

On May 6, Shelley Luther, a Dallas hair salon owner who ran her salon despite her governor’s executive order, was sentenced to 7 days in prison and was fined $7,000. Shelley refused to apologize and said that she needed to run her salon so that she and her employees could feed their kids.

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The Fight Against Presuppositionalism: Why Does It Matter?

In the recent weeks, we’ve really amped up our opposition to presuppositional epistemology in the Church. We’ve even begun to see others (like Josh Sommer) begin to join the fight with helpful articles and videos. One of the questions we’re often asked is, “Why does this matter?” This is our attempt to give an answer.

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The Immovable Mover — An Argument for the Egoist God

This is the working first chapter of a book I intend to publish one day entitled, “The Galt-Like God.” This chapter is my somewhat polemical argument for the existence of God presented to and for the admirer of Ayn Rand’s philosophy. However, one need not be familiar with Rand’s work in order to understand and […]

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Dear Conservatives: Biblicism Won’t Stop Social Justice

“The Reformation doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture does not claim that Christians need only Scripture and not natural revelation, but that Christians need only Scripture and not other kinds of special revelation.” -David VanDrunen   “The Bible is enough” isn’t going to stop Christians who claim they see Social Justice and Intersectionality in the […]

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Minimum-Wage Love

Snow cones, memes, Charles Dickens, and the Book of Joshua come together to solve the problem of duty-bound relationships. One of my first jobs was working at a snow cone stand owned by some family friends when I was fifteen. At the time that I started, I made minimum wage: $7.25 per hour.  I imagine […]

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Brothers, Value Your Self

In a recent blog post entitled “Brothers, Praise Someone Other Than God” on the Desiring God website, Sam Crabtree argues for the God-glorifying goodness of praising other people. His argument, in essence, is that God is imaged forth in, and working through, the lives of individual people in such a way that we ought to recognize […]

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Thankful, To Whom?

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful: thankful for family and friends, for a good job or financial stability, for delicious food and the skill that goes into preparing it, and for an innumerable amount of amazingly good things in one’s life. And though they are innumerable, most people find joy in the attempt to […]

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