The average American’s religious identity is sitting in the background gathering dust like great-aunt Gertrude’s old KJV Bible, while other traits, like ethnicity and national origin, fill the void. Today’s partisans find their purpose in extra-biblical sources.Read More What, then, defines us and them?
It’s exhausting to fully understand ourselves let alone others. We take shortcuts and make leaps instead of proceeding carefully and with small steps. If Trevor Noah actually had to explain the nuances of a particular controversy, The Daily Show would sound like an academic conference.Read More Your sign is a house on sand
Through submission to Christ and to governing authorities, Christians demonstrate our faith. By enduring trials and tribulations in this life, we proclaim the truth of the life to come.Read More Derek Carr on Trump and Christian submission
Michigan’s perceived competitiveness undercuts the main premise of my earlier argument. If Clinton had a 99% chance of winning Michigan, then there was no reason for conscientious voters to enter the lesser of two evils quagmire. Now that the race is much less certain, does my message change?Read More It’s almost over.
Let me begin by saying that Free State of Jones is not an enjoyable movie experience. Free State of Jones is not a Michael Shaara/Jeff Shaara battlefield epic. Like Amistad, Cold Mountain, and Pharaoh’s Army, Free State of Jones asks us to examine and repent of our sins.Read More Free State of Jones: a review
The general public has been taught to think of libertarians as white males who shout “End the Fed!” and support legalizing marijuana. In actual fact, the most libertarian person in the community is probably Abigail, a homeschool mom with six kids.Read More Homeschool families and the libertarian coalition
There are no political parties in heaven. The fires of faction didn’t rage in the pre-fall minds of Adam and Eve. There were no “hit pieces” distributed in the Garden of Eden. We have political parties because of original sin. As a result of sin, we are incapable of proceeding flawlessly towards the truth. We can […]Read More Knowledge, Original Sin, and Partisanship