Category Archives: The Modern Church

Making Christianity Heresy Again

How many outfits is the corpse of Theological Liberalism going to wear before it finally stops twitching? Apparently the future of Christianity now rests on the collective backs of Woke Young People Trying to Make Christianity Cool Again according to … Continue reading

Posted in The Modern Church, Theological Liberalism | 3 Comments

The Reformation Never Ends

Today, Lutherans and protestants celebrate the 500th anniversary of Luther’s posting of the 95 Theses. They were not an act of defiance, but an attempt by a faithful servant of the Pope to start an academic debate on a terrible … Continue reading

Posted in The Modern Church | Leave a comment

On Acolytes and the Sexes

When addressing the feminist rebellion against God’s ordinance in creation, conservative Christians have typically sought to run right up to the line and stay as close to it as possible without crossing. Women can’t be pastors and can’t marry other … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Youth, Feminism, The Modern Church | Leave a comment

On the Nashville Statement

If you haven’t already, you can and should read it here (it’s not long), but the summary is that its a statement drafted by The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood that affirms orthodox Christian teaching on the current controversies … Continue reading

Posted in Chastity, Culture, Heresy, The Modern Church, Theological Liberalism | Leave a comment

Not Peace, But a Sword — Sermon on Matthew 10:34-42

Grace, mercy, and peace to you—from God our Father, and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Our text is this morning’s Gospel reading. For the last few weeks, our Gospel readings have come from the book of Matthew—from what is … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Politics, The Modern Church | Leave a comment

Parenting Rules

J. Budziszewski had a great post on Friday: A surprising number of parents tell me that they are afraid to “force” their children to worship with them, because then the kids might come to resent religion. By this reasoning, children … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Youth, Ethics, The Modern Church | 2 Comments

40 Shades of Sentimentalism

Despite the wishful thinking of social justice warriors, the fight continues over marriage equality whether some Americans can force others to pretend that two men are married to each other. The quest to dominate hearts and minds goes on regardless … Continue reading

Posted in Chastity, The Modern Church, Theological Liberalism | 1 Comment

America’s Most Hated Bible Verses

I’m referring to Ephesians 5 and 1 Peter 3, of course—well, half of them, anyway.  Is the apostolic instruction that wives submit to their husbands inherently abusive? Does a refusal to redact that part of the whole counsel of God … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, The Modern Church, Theological Liberalism | 1 Comment

Gentleness and Respect are not Always Nice

In your hearts, honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect. – I … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, The Modern Church | 1 Comment

On Yoga Pants and Priorities

It seems there’s some kind of lively debate going on about yoga pants and modesty among American Evangelicals. It’s not a subject that I’ve really been invested in. On one hand, I’m more inclined to see yoga pants as slovenly … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, The Modern Church | Leave a comment