Why Believe? Most of our lives, we’re asked to believe true things that seem, on the surface, outlandish. If you had asked an American academic in 1985, whether the Berlin Wall would fall and the Soviet Union collapse, he and most of his colleagues would have sneered. The conventional guardians of our conventions — academics,..
Category: Dominion - page 2
Christ, The Word, The Church, The Republic
“Turn Yourself to me, and have mercy on me, For I am desolate and afflicted. The troubles of my heart have enlarged; Bring me out of my distresses! Look on my affliction and my pain, And forgive all my sins. Consider my enemies, for they are many; And they hate me with cruel hatred. Keep my soul, and..
Did I even mean that? I’ve been thinking about prayer lately, and conversation in general, and I’m struck by how many phrases we use without ever really owning them. By “owning them” I mean understanding their meaning so well that we feel powerfully confident using them. It can be a confidence born of discipline and..
..He smells downright sour Chuck Baldwin appears to be getting tripped up in his long robes and ideological hand-washing rituals. I’m fairly certain he’s out there right now trying to find someone to scourge for healing on the Sabbath. I have distant memories of a fellow who once called out wicked policies in high places..
..It eventually grinds up the culprits Good news tonight. (more…)
Arise, O Lord, Confront him, cast him down; Deliver my life from the wicked with Your sword, With Your hand from men, O Lord, From men of the world who have their portion in this life.. I’m sensing a fair amount of battle fatigue out there. Yes, the American people displayed a great deal of sanity — and defied political corruption..
A Virginia Tech Ritual Makes Me Wonder: Is America LOSING it?? When I was a teenager, some of the neighbors’ mail was dropped mistakenly in our box, and — without going into detail — flipping through one of their magazines told me something about them: they were part of a sociological cult — or at..
“In whose eyes a vile person is despised..” Psalm 15 describes “the character of those who may dwell with the Lord.” Here’s what such a fellow looks like: he is upright. Check. He treasures truth in his heart. Check. He doesn’t slander his neighbor. Check. He despises vile people. Wait… The LORD hangs out with..
The Power of Assumption Picture a late night staff meeting spilling out into the parking lot on a gorgeous, clear night. Three freshly minted software engineers, straight out of college, find themselves picking out Orion in the southern sky. Their project manager, the guy they need to please, listens to their celestial chatter, opens the..
Washington, DC • ICBTS News A gaunt and exasperated Lucifer took a break from a global environmental conference yesterday to assure reporters that–contrary to the claims of prominent Southern Baptist Pastor Thabiti Anyabwile–opposition to reparations is not the “devil’s work.” “Let’s keep our eyes on the prize,” said the Prince of Darkness, “this green new deal..