Marriage As Manifest Glory XV

Introduction: Forgiveness makes it possible to “start over.” The power of forgiveness is enormous—the reason it is so infrequently employed is because it transforms everything, and not because it is “a dud.” Last week we addressed what forgiveness is (a transaction), and how to understand it when the other party is being difficult. We now …

The Devangelical, Demergent Church

One of the great problems with devangelical postmodern, post-Christians is that when it comes to the text of Scripture, they are tone deaf. They make a great dither about things like narrative and poetry, but do not understand the most basic elements of the scriptural narrative. That is, they are like someone reading a detective …

Fat Postevangelical Babies

“We consequently gotta do something about historic male oppression, while fully recognizing that, having denied historical objectivism, for all we know, women may have ruled the world from the beginning . . . But remember the central abstract lesson that there are no central abstract lessons, and no problem so objectively real that we simply …

Marriage As Manifest Glory XIII

Introduction: In looking at the differences between masculine and feminine, and in considering the respective duties of husbands and wives, we have been assuming that differences between the sexes exist. But what are those differences, and how can they be understood together with what the Scriptures teach us about our equality in Christ? The Text: …