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  • Good and Evil and Sports

    I have for a long time thought of the watching of competitive sports as mere idolatry. It may be idolatry or it may not, but I failed to realize there is more going on, and it has to do with the way God has structured the world and time as an unfolding story. At the […]

  • Boasting

    A mighty boast got me thinking: “I deal with the White House. I deal with Tony Blair. I deal with presidents around the world. I pastor a multimillion-dollar congregation.”  – Eddie Long, pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, GA Shall the axe boast over him who hews with it, or the saw […]

  • Church discipline

    The church in Rome wrote to the Corinthians: Every sedition and every schism was abominable to you. Ye mourned over the transgressions of your neighbors: ye judged their shortcomings to be your own. (1 Clement 2:6) This is profound by itself. They had such love for one another that they counted each other’s failings as […]

  • Marriage

    I’m borrowing heavily from Doug Wilson’s Reforming Marriage. A great book. You can buy it or read it online. It will be helpful to start with a brief grammar lesson. There is a difference between indicative and imperative statements. An indicative is a statement of fact; there is no ought in it. The chair is […]