The Scientist’s Prayer

The prayer of the scientist if he prayed, which is not likely: Lord, grant that my discovery may increase knowledge and help other men. Failing that, Lord, grant that it will not lead to man’s destruction. Failing that, Lord, grant...

/ June 6, 2018

A Brief Note on Paige Patterson’s Defenders

If we practice latitudinarianism either individually or corporately in an age like our own, we have removed our credibility before the non-Christian, post-Christian relativistic, skeptical, lost world. If you think that those who have rejected the plastic culture and are...

/ June 5, 2018

Evangelicals and Catholics Together in 2018

Brief notes on this question: First, Rod is correct in his response to Walther in which he notes the extremely American characteristics of American Catholicism. Moreover, this is a trend that goes back some time—at least to JFK’s awful speech...

/ May 8, 2018

Concrete Proposals Focus the Mind

Gracy in the NYT:

/ April 25, 2018

The Wolves of Instagram

The Guardian has a story about fraud and social media scams in the UK that is worth your time. The lede:

/ April 24, 2018

New Davenant release: God of Our Fathers

Both of these things are true: I have spent my entire life in the church. I didn’t really know the traditional view of the doctrine of God until the last couple of years.

/ April 16, 2018

Two Questions I Have After Reading “How the Nations Rage” by Jonathan Leeman

Luke Stamps of the Center for Baptist Renewal will be reviewing Dr. Leeman’s book for the main page so I won’t be doing a full review. That said, I finished the book earlier this week and it left me with...

/ April 13, 2018

Hospitality requires skill.

Last year my parents got me a Weber Kettle charcoal grill for Father’s Day. Since then I’ve been learning how to cook meats on the grill, including smoking meats on the grill. It’s been a pleasure and the results have...

/ April 12, 2018

How Wellness Became an Epidemic

From The Cut: A lot of the wellness movement addresses aspects of our lives previously considered basic and fundamental, like breathing or sleep. This spring, Arianna Huffington celebrated the tenth anniversary of what she calls her “great blessing.” On April 6, 2007,...

/ August 22, 2017

Too Proud to Enjoy the Enjoyable

Hannah Anderson: We may abdicate positions of power, give away extra material goods, and move into smaller homes. But if we do it out of guilt (and make sure to broadcast our sacrifices loudly enough), our experience of the world...

/ August 22, 2017