Stop Pushing Your Beliefs So I Can Push Mine

B. Muehlenberg There is a lot of foolish thinking out there when it comes to religion, worldviews, and ultimate truth. Plenty of folks deny absolute truth altogether. Many simply believe that all truths are equal, and none should be favoured over any other. And plenty of people are steeped in relativism, and think we allContinue reading “Stop Pushing Your Beliefs So I Can Push Mine”

It Is a Messy Business

Politics is a messy business. Publisher Ernest Benn once quipped, “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.” That is as true today as it was in ancient Israel. Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it. Psalm 34:14 As weContinue reading “It Is a Messy Business”

Christians and Public Schools

At the time America was founded, many parents in this nation took on the task of educating their children. Times have changed, and over the course of generations, an increasing number of parents have handed over the responsibility of educating their children to full-time teaching professionals. As less than 5 percent of students are homeschooled,Continue reading “Christians and Public Schools”

Avoid the Swamp

the tendency of people, and even professing Christians, to march headlong into the mire of courtroom battles, often without any attempt at personal reconciliation. And the longer we’re in the swamp, the more our attitude starts to stink. This is especially true when we choose to press the issue from a strictly legal standpoint. EvenContinue reading “Avoid the Swamp”

God’s Take on Selfies

The term selfie, which was the Oxford Dictionary’s 2013 word of the year, refers to a photo taken of oneself, usually with a camera phone, and posted on a social media site. Selfies can range from silly “duck-faced” snapshots to pornographic videos. A “selfie culture” is one in which people take a lot of selfies,Continue reading “God’s Take on Selfies”

Stay at Home Moms?

The subject of stay-at-home moms is one that has caused much controversy, especially in Western nations where many women work outside the home. There really are only two direct verses/passages that talk about a mother staying at home with her children. Titus 2:3-5 says, “Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the wayContinue reading “Stay at Home Moms?”

Is Patriarchy Dead?

[The article is a bit long and complex. Please revisit after the first read. It is worth the effort] What is the difference between patriarchy and complementarity — and which is the better term for capturing the full vision of Christian manhood and womanhood? Most complementarians steadfastly avoid the word patriarchy, wanting to distance themselvesContinue reading “Is Patriarchy Dead?”