Do you remember the purity movement? Or perhaps it’s better to ask this: How could you possibly forget the purity movement? Though in many ways its aims were noble—sexual purity among teens and young adults—its methods were more than a little suspect and, in the long run, often even harmful. It framed sexual purity as a method that would gain a spouse rather […]
For the better part of a year, I’ve been working (read: other smart people I trust have been working) on creating a personal website that can house all of my online content. With today’s launch, I’ll be moving my personal blog from TGC to this new site.
Jonathan Leeman has a really helpful article dealing with the proper use of pastoral and husbandly authority. This is really insightful stuff, and I commend it to you. There’s a Satanic version of authority and a godly version of authority. There’s authority as intended in creation and exercised in redemption, and authority as exercised in the Fall. Godly au […]
This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview. PART I (18:33 - 18:33) An Effort to Shame a School Into Changing LGBTQ Policy: Louisville Christian School Catches Heat for Assigning Homework Consistent with Biblical Worldview Homework at Christian Academy of Louisville: Persuade Your Friend to Stop Being Gay by Courier J […]
by Phil Johnson (Click for a hi-res image.) n October 28, 1887 (a Friday)—well into the Down Grade controversy—Charles Spurgeon wrote the Secretary of the Baptist union to withdraw his membership in the Union. The following Tuesday, November 1, he hand-wrote this letter to his friend Archibald Brown, urging him to withdraw from the Union as well: WestwoodBeu […]
In this episode of Signposts, I am joined by Dr. Tod Bolsinger to talk about his new book, Tempered Resilience: How Leaders Are Formed in the Crucible of Change (IVP, 2020). In our conversation we talk about leadership, dealing with conflict and pastoral exhaustion, and how to equip and encourage future leaders. The post A Conversation with Dr. Tod Bolsinger […]