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What influences our children’s lives the most? As Christian parents we would all like the answer to be that we are the main influence in our children’s lives. We know that is how it should be. [...]

Kyle Townes
Thursday, September 7th 2023

In the car today, I happened upon a disturbing radio interview. The guest was a poet and designer of transgender and queer clothing whose world (ironically) seemed morally black-and-white. […]

Michael S. Horton
Saturday, July 1st 2023

Whoever suffers from the malady of being unable to endure any injustice, must never look out of the window, but stay in his room with the door shut. He would also do well, perhaps, to throw away his mirror. —Johann Gottfried Seume1 The very term “social justice” is experienced as a phrase of legitimacy among some Left-leaning […]

John Nunes
Friday, May 1st 2020

The question of sexual identity is one of the most hotly debated topics within church and society today, raising important questions about civil rights, social justice, and human identity. Are we defined by our sexual inclinations? Is same-sex preference as intrinsic to our personhood as our gender or ethnicity? How should Christians love their homosexual […]

Sam Allberry
Monday, August 31st 2015

Near the end of World War II, Winston Churchill remarked of war-torn England, "We shape our buildings, and afterwards our buildings shape us." Churchill understood buildings as more than pretty pictures on souvenir postcards. We learn many things from the bricks, stone, mortar, sidewalks, streets, and plazas in many cities. Our buildings, rooms, corridors, streets, […]

C. R. Wiley
David Stocker
Monday, December 30th 2013

Euclidian zoning has several economic effects. These effects can be seen clearly in cities with exclusionary zoning like Detroit. The first effect is felt immediately, and the second effect becomes more evident as economic conditions change. The first effect of exclusionary zoning is to create a high bar for entry into a neighborhood. It says […]

C. R. Wiley
David Stocker
Monday, December 30th 2013

1. Education: The Academy Calvin broke with medieval pedagogy that limited education primarily to an aristocratic elite. His Academy, founded in 1559, was a pilot in broad-based education for Geneva. Although Genevans had sought for two centuries to establish a university, only after Calvin's settlement did a college finally succeed. (1) By the time of […]

David W. Hall
Wednesday, January 7th 2009

“Modern Reformation has championed confessional Reformation theology in an anti-confessional and anti-theological age.”

Picture of J. Ligon Duncan, IIIJ. Ligon Duncan, IIISenior Minister, First Presbyterian Church
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