Archives for Feb 17, 2009 @ 15:03

A Letter about the End Times

What do you think? Dear Scot, I wondered if you might do some blog posts addressing this (or maybe you have some past posts addressing this that I’ve missed and you could link me to). Growing up in a typical conservative evangelical home and church in the 80’s, I was exposed to pretty standard dispensational [Read More…]

A Brother’s Wisdom 2

James, brother of Jesus, offers us wisdom. He opens his letter with a very typical greeting and then dives right in with these words: 2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. 4 Perseverance must finish its work so that [Read More…]

Genesis 2-3 Part 3 John Calvin (RJS)

John Calvin of course was one of the principal leaders of the reformation in the 1500’s.  Calvin got many things right and, like everyone, many things wrong.  In the protestant church in general and in the more reformed branch of modern evangelicalism in particular we benefit from his insights and we have payed and are [Read More…]

iGens 5

We turn today to the self-esteem curriculum that Jean Twenge, in her fine and important book, Generation Me: Why Today’s Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled–and More Miserable Than Ever Before,  sees as one of the culprits for some of the issues we see in what she calls “Generation Me” or “iGens.” Why she [Read More…]