Our System Has a Hole in It

Introduction: If we are not too proud to learn a little ethical wisdom from Hank Williams, I would like to share the chorus from one of his songs with you. Yeah, my bucket’s got a hole in itYeah, my bucket’s got a hole in itYeah, my bucket’s got a hole in itI can’t buy no …

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When Bacteria Bleat

Introduction: One of our great problems in the church today is that we have forgotten some of the basics when it comes to giving an answer for the hope that is in us (1 Pet. 3:15). Unbelievers, created as they are in the image of God, have a deep desire to be rational and human, …

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Ten Theses on Postmodernism

This post originally ran May 10, 2010. 1. Truth is objective, ultimate, absolute, personal, alive, and triune. 2. Because of this ultimate reality, it is possible for creatures who were fashioned by this living God to know Him as the personal and ultimate truth, as well as to know lesser truths in the created world …

Jonah Goldberg: Unwitting Foe of “the Miracle”

Introduction: As I have said on more than one occasion, Jonah Goldberg is one of my favorite writers and commentators. This book (Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Tribalism, Populism, Nationalism, and Identity Politics is Destroying American Democracy) has done nothing to diminish that sentiment. At the same time, it really is time …