Should we fit in? Should we hunker down? Should we retreat? Should we engage? How should Christians respond to the challenges of living in a post-Christian culture? The answers to these questions will be decisive as …Read more
The secular assault on the Christianity is, in essence, a project of banishing Christian practice to the private lives of believers. You can keep your Christianity if you reduce it to ideas, feelings, and experiences.
But the ferocity of …Read more
“If you can’t measure it, it doesn’t exist” is a taken-for-granted axiom of our age. It is part of everyday thinking as well as a key component in medical and other forms of research. It has played an …Read more
Shame is a powerful motivator—one of the most powerful! It hurts to feel inadequate, to feel stupid, to be counted among the uncool.
Most people are willing to pay a significant price—sometimes an enormous price—to avoid being an …Read more
What is the chief end of God? The “chief end of God is to glorify us and to be useful to us indefinitely.” This inversion of the opening line of the Westminster Confession is theologian Leander Keck’s way …Read more
Commencement speakers at secular colleges don’t usually deliver sermons. But sometimes they do, even though they call them “commencement addresses” and they don’t cite scripture. What these rare individuals do—along with a few poets, musicians, novelists, film makers …Read more