“What does obedience look like when you find yourself born into privilege? Go back to nonexistence and ask God for a do over?”
Letters Keep the Gears Turning
Letter to the Editor: Re: Content Cluster Muster 3/16: Ticket to Heaven Interesting, given that the lyrics seem to take the point of view of someone sending money to a televangelist ...
The Snickers Bar Regimen
“Bigotry, prejudice, animosity, and malice would be the sins proper—spiritual diabetes—and basking thoughtlessly in your privileged status would be like being pre-diabetic. You aren’t being bad yet, but you are in the danger zone. There is something to this, but the problem is that the spiritual precautions we take are usually in the wrong direction entirely—treating our pre-diabetes with Snickers bars. We tend to fortify ourselves with guilt over that privilege when we ought to be overflowing with gratitude.”
Power, Escape, Dominion
Introduction: I once learned a very useful metric from the late Gary North, one that describes virtually every circumstance in which religion interacts with culture. Putting it in a shoebox, there ...
Part of My Explanation
“I am of Scots and Scots-Irish descent . . . For sheer cussedness, there is no finer group anywhere. The gods they worshipped, and then the God they came to worship, along with many centuries of hardscrabble living, created a certain ethos that had specific and great strengths and some pretty crazy weaknesses.”
A Logical System . . .
Worship Drives Culture
“Crimes motivated by racist animosity (in any direction) reveal a pathetic culture, the end result of worshipping pathetic gods.”
Not That Hard Actually
“I take it as a given that any conservative Christian who addresses cultural issues at all is not worth his salt if he does not get himself accused of racism . . . It is therefore important to incur the charge of racism. It is equally important that the charge be a slander and a falsehood.”
Why Fox News Needs to Free Tucker. And Then a Word about the Gospel of Sovereign Grace
Political Diseases, Gospel Solutions: There are some who believe that our political diseases can be healed through bringing them into contact with other, more exotic diseases from other points on the ...
And Makes Them Sad
“Liars hate being caught. It throws them off their rhythm.”