A little over 13 years ago my former pastor and the father of the woman I was then pursuing gave me O. Palmer Robertson’s The Christ of the Covenants. I was an 18-year-old “Young, Restless, and Calvinistic Baptist”… punk. Learning and accepting the five points of Calvinism, and being able to defend these points ham-fistedly, […]Read more "The Christ of The Covenants and The Christ of Social Justice"
Christian Reconstructionists have a lot to say about justice, law, and impartiality, but if we pick and choose which injustices to oppose while embracing others, the rest of the Church will take note, and the world will take note too. How can we dare hold anti-abortion signs comparing various holocausts and then let a man who denies the Jewish holocaust teach the sheep?Read more "Ignoring Ethnic Hatred, Disregarding Church Authority, and the Future of Christendom"
As an abolitionist of human abortion, I have heard a lot of talk about the Image of God. It is a topic of many conversations and is bound to come up with several people while on the streets and while on social media. And that is appropriate. So much so that the doctrine of the […]Read more "Equally, Fearfully, and Wonderfully Made in the Image of God"
There was once a good master who owned a field. This master had two servants: a man and his wife. The master’s job was to rule; him being the master and all. And the good master naturally desired many good crops. The job of the man was to produce crops for his master. The job […]Read more "A Field of Service and Authority"
I adore CS Lewis. Sure, I could spend a lot of time going through all the various points that I disagree with Lewis on, but I still regard him as a treasure for both literature and Christianity. Lewis, in both his fiction and nonfiction, had a way of beautifully capturing the essence of critical Christian […]Read more "Be Killing the Lizard, or the Lizard Will Be Killing You"
“Husbands, likewise, dwell with them with understanding, giving honor to the wife, as to the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life, that your prayers may not be hindered.” – I Peter 3:7 “We urge you, brethren, admonish the unruly, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with […]Read more "Egalitarianism and the Sexual Objectification of Women"
Downplaying the severity and sinfulness of kinism because it does not necessarily mean you hate black people is like downplaying the severity and sinfulness of ageism because it does not necessarily mean you are prochoice. Kinism forms the theological foundation for dehumanizing racism and slavery in the very same way that ageism forms the philosophical […]Read more "Kinism, Ageism, and Ignoring the Roots"