I’m a registered Republican. I’m also a Southern Baptist pastor. Pro-life. Pro-family. Nowadays it’s fairly common for someone to throw me in the traditional “white male” category. As much as I feel … [Read more...] about Living With A Liberal
For years scholars have debated the validity of “secularization theory,” the idea that, as society progresses, religion will irrevocably lose its authority in the public square and in society as a … [Read more...] about Donald Trump and the Evangelical Voice
In his book The Twilight of the American Enlightenment (2014), historian George Marsden examines the mainstream Protestantism that remained preeminent in American public life during the 1950s. While … [Read more...] about The Church Under Trump: The Next 4 Years
In A Philosophy of the Christian Religion (1952), Edward J. Carnell provocatively states, “the average man in Western culture happens to be a quasi-Marxist.” (85) His chastening observation, however … [Read more...] about The Philosophy of Marxism.
Last week the Washington Post published an article entitled, “A majority of millennials now reject capitalism, poll shows.” According to the article, “The Harvard University survey, which polled young … [Read more...] about Dear Graduates…
In a recent article in Christianity Today, Russell Moore (President, ERLC) tackled the question, “Should Christians Vote for the Lesser of Two Evils?” Moore is unequivocal in his answer to that … [Read more...] about What Baptists Can Learn from the 2016 Presidential Election
The difference between a refugee and sojourner is one of origin and destination. A refugee is someone forced to leave his or her country in order to escape war, persecution, or disaster. A sojourner, … [Read more...] about AMERICAN REFUGEES
Older Southern Baptists are more likely to see the U.S. as Israel. Younger Southern Baptists are more likely to see the U.S. as Babylon. –Trevin Wax In 1909, Oxford University Press published the … [Read more...] about AMERICAN JESUS: MIXING FAITH AND PATRIOTISM
How does a follower of Jesus live in a country increasingly hostile to Christ? In an era when the sanctity of marriage and human life are no longer honored, it’s a question frequently posed by many … [Read more...] about If Augustine were an American…
And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not alarmed, for this must take place, but the end is not yet. For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and … [Read more...] about THE END.