21 Questions for a Prospective Suitor

A father in my congregation has asked me what sort of questions a father should be asking a young man who wants to court his daughter. It is one thing to affirm that fathers should be active in protecting their daughters, but it is quite another to figure out what sort of specific questions are …

Some More Demands from Art

A couple films showing this year at Sundance are poised to top the charts . . . that is, if there are charts for which devotees of one-handed magazines are allowed to vote. Mouthbreathers everywhere, beads of earnest sweat on their foreheads, will no doubt blog their early a.m. approbation of this documentary about bestiality. …

The Politics of Sodomy

Let us begin by addressing the real sin of Sodom. But what could possibly be meant by “the real sin of Sodom?” Isn’t it obvious? The sin of homosexual behavior draws its name from Sodom. What could be more obvious? And given the corruption of the times, shouldn’t we be suspicious of any attempt to …

An Apology for Feminine Modesty

The sin of immodesty is not a light matter. Nor is it a problem that can be isolated to this or that individual. We are God’s covenant people, and we worship Him together. We live together. Modesty in Christian women is therefore a very obvious indicator of whether or not a Christian people understand who …

The Savior Is Not From Boise

As homosexual marriage is gaining acceptance (in some places), we discover that polygamists are hard on the heels of the homosexual activists. Those who are interested in clear-sighted statement of the implications should read Charles Krauthammer here. There is absolutely no basis for jettisoning the conventional notion that marriage needs to be between members of …