The “Quieter Middle Space” The year 2023 has been interesting in evangelical circles. Christian nationalism, political theology, and eschatology have all been central debates within conservative circles. That being said, I believe that some issues over the last couple of weeks must be highlighted as we prepare to move forward into another year. Andy Stanley hosted the … [Read more...] about Andy Stanley, BLM, And The Great Need of Evangelicalism
Clarifying The Fog The expression “fog of war” was coined in the nineteenth century by Carl von Clausewitz who was a member of the Prussian military. It is used to specify the lack of certainty commands face in the blitz of commotion that marks warfare. Of course, the more one can keep their enemies off balance by driving uncertainty the more likely their chance of success. … [Read more...] about Clearly Seeing Critical Theory
The Nature of Chaos In many ways, it seems as though we live in a chaotic society. This observation will most likely not be a newsflash to most individuals living in America. Oftentimes, however, we merely stop at that point and fail to probe into exactly why our culture is so chaotic. There are a couple of different kinds of chaos that could arise for a society or … [Read more...] about Order Amidst Chaos
Apologetics and The Public Square It seems like one of the greatest areas of pondering for the evangelical church over the last couple of years has been seeking to understand how to take biblical Christianity into the public sector. How does one engage as a Christian in politics? What is a Christian vision of education? How is it that we as believers honor the Lord Jesus … [Read more...] about Taking Christianity To The Public Square
A Repetitive Occurrence Over and over again throughout the last few years I have noticed an extraordinary amount of people I know who assert that it seems like our society has lost its collective mind. In some cases, this can be overblown because there are many in our culture who frankly are highly intelligent individuals living in an incredibly biblical manner, to act like … [Read more...] about Why Does It Seem Like Everyone Has Lost Their Mind?