A great post over at The Institute for Faith Work and Economics by Art Lindsley. He begins: The predominant note of the New Testament is not political freedom but freedom in Christ from bondage to sin, the Law, Satan, the old man, and death. It is not that political freedom or freedom from slavery was unimportant, but […]
Can Christians Actually Change Society?
John Stott has one of the best answers to this, in my view. From his article Four Ways Christians Can Influence the World: If we are pessimists and think we are capable of doing nothing in human society today, I venture to say that we are theologically extremely unbalanced, if not actually heretical and harmful. It’s […]
Can You Insult Someone to the Glory of God?
Joe Rigney is a very provocative writer, and his book The Things of Earth is very good. But I cannot agree with part of his recent post at TGC called “Surprised by Scripture: Love and Spirit-Inspired Insults.” In this post, Rigney argues that we need to have a category for “the Spirit-inspired insult.” Referring to Paul’s words in Acts 13:9-10 to […]