CRT Coming to a School Near You

At this year’s Master’s University Commencement, John MacArthur warned the students that they were graduating into a world where the 9th commandment will be the front lines of our culture’s attack on the gospel. This week, Loudoun County School Board gave a perfect illustration of what he meant when they suspended a teacher for sayingContinue reading “CRT Coming to a School Near You”

Secularism Jumped the Pond and Is Spreading

Religious Americans sometimes look nervously at the rapid secularization of European nations and wonder if something similar could happen to them. The last decade has witnessed a notable drift to the secular in the United States, measured for instance by the substantial rise in nones, those who reject any religious affiliation. Meanwhile, the current pandemicContinue reading “Secularism Jumped the Pond and Is Spreading”

Tyranny in Our Day Part 2

Shaming, Silencing, CancelingFor years, I have noticed a common practice among Christians, even in the relatively safe spaces of churches or Christian retreats: They lower their voice when they mention the word “homosexual.” Why? Because they are afraid. They’ve unconsciously adopted this habit out of fear of being shamed, or attacked, or belittled, or bulliedContinue reading “Tyranny in Our Day Part 2”

Tyranny in Our Day Part 1

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn—Russian dissident, 10-year forced-labor Soviet Gulag inmate, Nobel Laureate, Christian—lamented the “fallacious belief” that “here such things are impossible,” that totalitarianism could not happen in one’s own country. “Alas,” he wrote, “all the evil of the twentieth century is possible everywhere on earth.”[1] Read those words carefully. It is the point I have beenContinue reading “Tyranny in Our Day Part 1”

Half of the Christians in America Feel Casual Sex Is Okay

A new survey finds that a majority of Christians don’t care what God thinks about the issue of sex. The Background: According to a new survey by Pew Research, half of Christians in America say casual sex is sometimes or always acceptable. The survey defined casual sex as sex between consenting adults who are not in aContinue reading “Half of the Christians in America Feel Casual Sex Is Okay”

Men Transfer to Female Prisons

Last fall, California governor Gavin Newsom signed The Transgender Respect, Agency and Dignity Act, a bill which, among other things, would “allow incarcerated transgender, non-binary and intersex people to be housed and searched in a manner consistent with their gender identity.” Since this law went into effect back in January, in a new case ofContinue reading “Men Transfer to Female Prisons”

It’s Just Across the Pond

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has assured churches worried about a ban on conversion therapy that they will still be allowed to pray for people who approach them for help or advice about their sexuality. Evangelical churches have been concerned that the conversion therapy ban being considered by the Government will lead to pastors and churchesContinue reading “It’s Just Across the Pond”

‘Liberal’ or ‘Progressive’ Christians

Recently I had a protracted discussion, almost a debate, with a publisher about the label “liberal Christian.” He said almost nobody calls himself or herself a “liberal Christian.” The new term for the same thing is “progressive Christian.” I have been reading a LOT of liberal Christian theology lately—focusing mostly on 20th and 21st centuryContinue reading “‘Liberal’ or ‘Progressive’ Christians”