If Abortion is a Decisive Issue, Does that Mean Other Issues are Unimportant?

For those who follow Jesus, we should celebrate what Biden/Harris do well and we should stand in humble and loving opposition when they make missteps. No doubt, there will be reasons to celebrate. For all the rhetoric surrounding the Trump presidency, he did some things that benefited our nation. And on the other side, there…

An Introduction to Christian Ethics: Wayne Grudem

I’ve always found Wayne Grudem to write on any subject in an orderly fashion, soaked in the Bible, and (often) persuasively presented. In preparation to teach through an introduction to Christian ethics, I’m surveying several works. Here is the list so far: Ethics for a Brave New World, John S. Feinberg and Paul D. Feinberg…

Ethnic Harmony as An Undeniable Effect of the Gospel and the Proper Pursuit of Gospel People

Even though it is 2020 and the world has seemingly made amazing societal advances, ethnic tensions are alive and well. As far as the curse is found, racist tendencies abound. That’s a sad state of affairs and is something the world is right to talk about in an effort to bring men and women together.…

Abortion and Bodily Control: Pro-Life People Are Not Interested in Controlling Female Bodies

If you say something often enough, perhaps someone will believe it. At least that’s how the saying goes. This is the tactic that many on the pro-choice side of the abortion debate have seemingly embraced. Keep repeating the narrative that those who oppose abortion are merely concerned with exercising control over female bodies, and the…

Not Every Thing is as Important as the Next Thing: John Calvin on Theological Triage

Our generation is bad at disagreeing. It seems, at least from certain perspectives, that if two people or groups disagree on an issue, they must be enemies. At least we too often act as if this is the case. Sadly, disagreement too often leads to open warfare. This is true whether we are talking about…