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.
I am very excited about the announcement that Justin Taylor and Thomas Kidd have launched a new Evangelical History Blog on The Gospel Coalition website. I think Kidd is a great addition to TGC and an obvious fit.
For our marriage to be healthy, my wife must be more than a good travel companion. I must help her live out her ultimate purpose, and she must help me live out mine.
The Bible is clear about our identity: through Jesus Christ, we are adopted as sons of the one true God. Confidence in one’s identity is attractive. The Christian message offers a safe harbor in the sea of confusion.
In many ways, Abraham Lincoln was successful politically because he cast himself as the moderate among radicals. However, when asked about his rumored sympathies for the Know Nothings by an old friend, Lincoln responded with conviction and clarity.
The time was short, but long enough to develop many heroes; but not one more illustrious than William Haines Lytle, the poet-warrior.