Guilt, Tragedy, and Redemption
Adam’s rebellion broke fellowship with God, creation, and fellow man, and ever since then, man has been trying to invent ways to eradicate the sense of guilt that we all live under apart from Christ.
The Pulpit, Pastors, and Culture
In an age of radical autonomy and group identity, Christian proclamation should not shrink from declaring the offense of the gospel against man’s self-righteous sensibilities.
The Battle for History
our fascination with history is directly tied to our concern for the shape of the future. If our understanding of our own history is radically altered, it will have far-reaching effects on our present view of ourselves and our cultural life.
Following Christ as the Church Militant
An urgent warning to the clerics and parishioners Christian thinking must be concerned with actually following the Christ of Scripture and having His Word dwell and abide in us by His Spirit. Submitting oneself to being a humble follower doesnâ€™t come easily to anyone â€“ especially cultural leaders, thinkers and apparently bishops. This was evident…
Despite appearances to the contrary, Christ our glory is bringing all things into subjection to Himself, first our own hearts and then all of His creation. The story of Scripture is that of the constant victories of Godâ€™s kingdom, often cleverly disguised as defeats.
Diwali, Dechristianization, and the Nation
For the first time in hundreds of years we are facing ignorant masses in our own nations who have no idea of Christ or the beauty of the gospel and they are wandering aimless, confused, and lost, unable to look to national leaders for any kind of example.
Discipline and Destiny
God instructs, guides, disciplines and at times punishes us as a righteous and holy father because He loves us. Our acceptance or rejection of Godâ€™s discipline determines the destiny of families, churches, and nations.
The Servant Queen
There is no understanding Elizabeth II without getting to the religious root of her service as Queen â€“ her oath to serve Christ and submit to His Word and universal Empire.
Creation through Christâ€™s Powerful Word
Neither the cosmos as a whole, nor any particular part of it, is self-sufficient. Nothing exists by itself or for itself â€“ including man â€“ but consists in an unbreakable coherence with all other things by virtue of creation in Jesus Christ.
Syncretism and Listening to What They do not Say
In our contemporary cultural moment, righteousness is modified to mean an egalitarian order of social justice where the new great sins are homophobia, whiteness, possessing hard-earned wealth, emitting carbon, and any form of judgment rooted in the law of God.
Blog: The Limits of Civil Obedience
The non-Christian, secular-pagan worldview offers no reason to obey the state except that the state has a monopoly on the means of force.
Blog: Against Coercive Mandates: Power, People, and the Politics of Freedom
In Christ we are freed from the power of sin and death to serve God and His kingdom purposes and as such are delivered from the tyranny of man playing God.