John Piper and Tedashii on the need for Christians to make war
Not everyone will love the musical genre, but it’s a good match to the message that we should not be complacent about our sins.
Endlessly twitterpated? What does real love look like?
“A TV drama recently set off my baloney-meter. A character was talking about how he knew he was still in love with his wife by the way his stomach still did flip-flops when she walked in. Hmm. Call me a cynic, or maybe just deprived of that level of marriage, but stay with me…”
The sexual revolution’s next frontier
In the hole created by parents relinquishing their God-given educational role, schools are being used to sexualize childhood.
Why the scientific consensus can be unreliable
If ten people, with no connections, in isolation from one another, agreed to the facts of a car accident, their consensus would give us good reason to trust what they are saying. But not all consensus is so trustworthy, because it is not so independently arrived. This article details, in Fidel Castro’s Cuba, how the Communist Party got overwhelming support at the ballot box each “election” but that was a coerced consensus due to limited choices, and fear.
When we hear of a consensus around evolution, it is more the second type of consensus than the first, with those who point out Darwin’s deficiencies risking their livelihood to do so. This is an article that rewards the effort invested.
How Christianity is the basis for rights, science, and civilization (10-min read)
Tim Keller is a mixed bag, but here he gives a fantastic review/summary of Tom Holland’s book Dominion: How the Christian Revolution Remade the World, making the case that it is God’s Truth that stands as the foundation for so much of what even the secular culture celebrates as good and right in the world.
Tim Challies on why his family didn’t do sleepovers (6 min)
While Challies doesn’ think there is any sort of biblical command against sleepovers, he explains why his family decided against them.