A Two-Bucket Woman

Introduction:One time in the 19th century, an aristocratic woman sniffed at the idea of an invitation to receive Christ at the end of a church service. “I don’t need to go down to the front of a church to become a Christian.” Charles Spurgeon, who was no friend of that invitation system, replied something like, “It is true that a ...

Life in 1 John

Introduction:We have considered the enticements of worldliness—the snare that tripped up our first parents. Those enticements are the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life. When we are drawn to such things, and they make us unrighteous, and we also want to cling to our deep need to still be in the right, this results ...

A National Review Contretemps

Introduction: Brian Mattson has done me the honor of engaging with my recent interactions with the French/Ahmari debate. And what I would like to do, weather permitting, is engage right back. He did this over at National Review at the Corner, and you can read all about it here. My two most recent posts on …

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The Foundation of Christian Civilization

Paideia was one of those huge words in the ancient world, and it referred to the enculturation of a child so that he could take his place as a citizen in the polis. In other words, paideia referred to an all-encompassing, civilization-making reality. Paul is using the word to refer to something very similar [in Eph. 6:4]”

Why Children Matter, pp. 63

The Content Cluster Muster (9.12.19)

CrossPolitic & Hitchens Help Sort Out All Things Brexit : Peter Hitchens takes us through Brexit https://t.co/XRXFLEOh8C— CrossPolitic (@CrossPolitic) September 12, 2019 An Interesting Testimony: I'm incredibly grateful to share with you my first essay ever in print: Catholicism Made Me Protestant. It details my near-conversion to (and abiding love for) Roman Catholicism and the …