Naked… Yet Unashamed

September 26th, 2016

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In Hans Christian Anderson’s famous fable, the Emperor is naked yet unashamed. Not good. But this happens when the prophetic voice is dismissed.

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The gospel ought to comfort the afflicted but afflict the comfortable. Good news—except that Jesus predicted we’d value one far more than the other. Not good news.

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Little Foundation Left

September 12th, 2016

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There’s an old joke—pastors only work an hour a week. Clergy object, claiming to work as much as anyone else. And therein lies a problem.

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Foundation of Culture

September 5th, 2016

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Americans think Labor Day is a day for leisure. But that’s not what leisure originally meant. Recovering it is critical for Christians, since leisure is the basis of culture.

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