Is Marginalizing the Family the Latest Evangelical Idol?

The family is a Christ-created cosmic norm Just in time to catch the cresting wave of our secular culture’s anti-family crusade, Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, chides Christians for championing the family. He’s not the only one. In the 80’s and 90’s, evangelicals perceived the [...]

Resistance Theology Versus Resignation Theology

To Jeffery J. Ventrella, Resistance Theologian One day a worm that had been burrowing into the forehead of a medieval Mother Superior fell out as she bent over. Believing that all human suffering is God’s will, she reinserted the worm into her forehead.[1] She was committed to the pervasive, masochistic, and evil theology of resignation [...]

Christians Must Be Conservative, and Conservatives Must Be Christian

Political conservatives are interested in government. One of conservatism’s chief distinctives is commitment to small government: restoring states’ rights, reducing taxes, and deregulating business, for example. Conservatives deplore ever-expanding government intrusion into citizens’ lives. They stand for the Constitution, largely because our Founders believed in limited government. Jesus Christ, too, is interested in government. We [...]

Wanted: Young Radicals for Truth

If Jesus Christ is worth believing, he's worth following radicially  Humanism has infested the evangelical church. One of its chief traits is antinomianism, abandoning God’s written law. Conceptually, antinomianism begins with denying the Bible’s inerrancy. Francis A. Schaeffer called biblical inerrancy the“watershed” issue among evangelicals.[1] It divides true evangelicals from pretenders. More and more, evangelical [...]