Skye Jethani is a relatively well-known voice in the evangelical world. As an author and online content creator, he has contributed in many ways to evangelical public conversations over the years. I have found many of his insights specifically focused on the megachurch movement to be very helpful, though I have always known that he and I do not see eye to eye on a … Continue reading Do White People Care About the Bible?
Politics and the English Language “I never discuss anything else except politics and religion. There is nothing else to discuss.” – G.K. Chesterton It is difficult for me to imagine exactly what all the great George Orwell might say about our current cultural situation were he to resurrect and assimilate into American culture in the year 2020. I don’t know which “sides” he would take … Continue reading Orwell Addresses America
A Star Wars Smooch The newest movie in the Star Wars saga included a lesbian kiss scene. It was a brief scene at the end of the movie among two insignificant characters. And it’s precisely for it’s irrelevancy that I must comment. Intergalactic Intersectionality The newest of the Star Wars trilogy, under Disney’s direction, has wasted no time demonstrating what side of the culture wars … Continue reading The Kiss (not) Seen Round the World
CNN recently published quite an interesting article about contemporary Christian music. As a pastor and long-time worship director, a secular news station turning its eye toward the Christian music industry like a woke Sauron had all the trappings of a read I enjoy. It certainly didn’t disappoint. The article can be summarized as CNN’s lame attempt to use Christianity as a means to “blue pill” influential … Continue reading CNN Attempts to Manipulate Christian Musicians
In this episode I talk about why I think the expectation placed upon each local church to reflect the ethnic diversity of its community is an artificial, unbiblical precept; I recommend you listen to “Fall Down” by Rivers and Robots, and I link you to a great discussion with Douglas Wilson and Voddie Baucham. Continue reading Should the Local Church Reflect the Ethnic Diversity of its Community?
The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. – George Orwell, Politics and the English Language Introduction: The drama which unfolded after the MLK50 conference put on by The Gospel Coalition (TGC) and the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) has been intense. It is a discomforting and disheartening time for the Reformed community. Many Christian leaders I respect and listen to are divided on … Continue reading Ligon Duncan and the Dadgum Second Commandment
The Granddaddy of them All This is the final blog post in the series on women in the pulpit, and is the most important. Although a lot of ground has been covered, none so much is important as how the two sides deal with the text of Scripture. Since I very much prefer arguments which go from the lesser to the greater, we will begin … Continue reading Women in the Pulpit V: What Does the Bible Say?