Introducing The Federalist, a New Long-form Culture Site

The Federalist, from Ben Domenech, Mollie Ziegler Hemingway, and Sean Davis, sounds very exciting: At The Federalist, you’ll read interesting essays informed by this general worldview, with writing on big subjects and small. If you are a subscriber to The Transom, you can expect more content along those lines, with the sharpest writers digging into the [Read More...]

Eric Metaxas at CPAC: Aren’t We, Um, Glad Wilberforce’s Religion Affected His Politics?

Eric Metaxas has been in the news of late. He was at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota for a talk and Q&A with John Piper and Jason Meyer (video above). Earlier today, he gave a notable speech on religious freedom at CPAC, the conservative shindig. Here’s a swatch from the broader talk: In my [Read More...]

Are Republicans Going to Outpace Democrats in Supporting Same-Sex Marriage?

Denny Burk just offered a discomfiting commentary on the recent remarks at CPAC by GOP presidential frontrunner Marco Rubio regarding marriage. Here’s what Denny, my eagle-eyed colleague, had this to say: I like Marco Rubio. I really do. But did you see his remarks at CPAC today? If not, you can watch above. There was [Read More...]

Back to Your Posts (Again): Responding to Dalrymple on Marriage

I really like Tim Dalrymple. The dude is sharp, and he’s on the good guys’ side. He’s also forward-thinking. He’s just reopened the conversation in which I participated a little while back on whether evangelicals, in light of shifting cultural opinion on marriage, should make some kind of cultural bargain to legitimize gay marriage as [Read More...]

A Post-Election Letter to Young Evangelicals: Yes, Jesus Is Sovereign–But Suffering Matters

Dear God-loving young evangelical, I want you to know something: I hugely appreciate your confidence in God.  It is deeply heartening to me to see that you are showing firm confidence in the Lord in the wake of the defeat of the pro-life, pro-marriage, pro-religious liberty presidential ticket of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan.  The [Read More...]

Who Am I Voting For? Justice and Life

He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? (Micah 6:8) Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained [Read More...]


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