God, Service, And Authority (Covenantal Complementarianism Part 2)

In the first essay in this series, I introduced the idea that both common views of authority within marriage, egalitarianism and complementarianism, fail to meet the Biblical mark. Both views base their positions on ontology, i.e., the position of husband, the gender of male, or the radical ontological equality of all. I also defined these terms and... Continue Reading →

Defining Terms (Covenantal Complementarianism Part 1)

“Covenantal complementarianism” serves as a clarification, and sometimes a substantial correction, of the standard view of complementarianism within modern evangelicalism. It also serves as a vital bulwark against forms of egalitarianism that are clear departures from both Scriptural truth and physiological realities. The biblical, covenantal view departs from both ends of the spectrum. Christians, in... Continue Reading →

Power Religion and Taking Offense

A little over a year ago I wrote “Reformed Papists, Being Offended, and Rushdoony.” The main idea of that article was that being a “Reformed Papist” is very much a genuine affliction which deserves an objective label. When Christians employ that sort of term, it is not as if they are calling you a “poopy head,” a... Continue Reading →

A Field of Service and Authority

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... Continue Reading →

Kinism, Ageism, and Ignoring the Roots

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... Continue Reading →

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