The question then becomes, how are Christians to faithfully respond to employers who are pressuring employees to abandon their convictions. Many Christians know it is wrong to capitulate to such requests but might have difficulty articulating why or formulating a strategy to do so. We acknowledge that every situation is different and should be handled differently. Nevertheless, there are several principles on how to faithfully approach the issue.
C.S. Lewis, too, shared some thoughts about the Christian household, thoughts which I will now paraphrase for your reading edification.
There are many challenges to the Christian faith. Some are physical—like the draw of two-second carnal pleasures. Some are intellectual, like the rise of modern science.
Our very own Matt Carpenter has started a podcast called “The Good Life” that we heartily recommend to you. Each episode emphasizes one of four areas that make a good life: pursuing God, loving our neighbor, growing in wisdom, and being a good steward of our gifts. There are many descriptions of a good life, asContinue reading “A New Podcast”
Recently Anthony Bradley published an article at Mere Orthodoxy entitled “Critical Race Theory Isn’t a Threat for Presbyterians.” Bradley argues that the Presbyterian Church in American (PCA) doesn’t need a statement or counter-statement to Critical Race Theory (CRT) because in a “confessional denomination, such a statement, or counter-statements, would be unnecessary.” Instead, the PCA (andContinue reading “Review of Anthony Bradley’s Article on Critical Race Theory”
Comedian Roy Rogers used to say that he only knew what he read in the papers. Well, if you’ve been reading the paper lately, or the online paper, there is a decided trend against Christianity. For a few recent examples click here, here, here, and here. What are we to do? Chesterton once warned thatContinue reading “One Little Word Shall Fell Him”
NOTE: This blog post is based on teaching notes from the sermon on 4.18.21. If you would like to listen to the entire sermon, click here. First, fasting is a matter of Christian freedom The NT says little about fasting. Aside from this passage in Mark (and the parallel passages in Matthew and Luke), thereContinue reading “Six Principles of Christian Fasting”
In your experience, are Christian students more likely to win unbelievers to Christ or lose Christ altogether? Will my child be taught critical theory at your school? Do your professors teach that life accidentally sprang from non-life in a primordial pond of goo while also thinking those that disagree are stone-agers that need a courseContinue reading “Questions This Dad has for the State University Recruiter who has Come for my Child”
It is our conviction that these two things—the virtual and the in-person worship service—are not the same thing, and the church must no longer pretend that two things, so different, can be substituted for each other.
Somewhere a faithful Christian father leads his family in evening devotion. He looks across the room over which he presides. Before him stretches chaos.