Why It’s Hard to Have a Conversation Online about Social Justice and the Gospel

Without definitions and distinctions, everything is muddled. Which is why this post can help.

Affirmations and Denials on Gender and Ministry in the Church

A church lays out what they affirm and what they deny about the roles of men and women in the church today.

How Should Christians Think about Taking Medicine for Depression?

From a Christian perspective, the choice to take medication is a wisdom issue. It is rarely a matter of right or wrong.

The One Foolproof Way to Prevent a Broken Heart

C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves:
To love at all is to be vulnerable.
Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly broken.
If you want to make sure of keeping it intact, you must give your heart to no one, not even to an animal.
Wrap it…

Lessons Learned from Fact-Checking Professor Buzzkill

Just because something is on the internet, and even if it is written by a historian, we would be wise to proceed with caution.

D. A. Carson on the (Ambiguous) Claim: “This Is a Gospel Issue”

To affirm something is or is not a gospel issue is not a transparent expression.

An Interview with the Author of the Definitive Treatment on Christian Universalism

“That this doctrine is as widespread as it now is, is a measure of how small a place the Bible occupies in the sermons of many preachers, and in the reading and study habits of many churchgoers.”

The 7 Most Famous Things Luther Never Actually Said

Some of the best Luther quotes are things he didn’t actually say or didn’t say in quite that way. Some of them capture his basic thought, while others represent things he would have disagreed with. Alleged Luther quote #1 If I believed the world were to end tomorrow, I would still plant a tree today. Luther didn’t say this. For a thorough discussion, see Martin Schloemann, Luthers Apfelbäumchen: Ein Kapitel deutscher Mentalitätsgeschichte seit dem Zweiten Weltkrieg (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1994), 246–51. Schloemann argues that it’s not only something Luther didn’t say but wouldn’t say, unless it was put into a Christocentric…

Why You Should Go to Church Even When You Don’t Feel Like It

Through all these ordinary means of grace, God is weaving a tapestry of remembrance to sustain you in days to come, when your soul may be famished, when you may feel lost and alone.

What Does It Mean to Be a Dual Citizen?

Citizenship is a publicly recognized legal status that authorizes someone to be a citizen—that is, a full and functioning member of a civitas, a social and political community, along with the rights and duties that come along with it.