Towards Unity Of Mind And Judgment

Disunity in the church has always been a problem: “I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment.” (1 Corinthians 1:10 ESV) Unity is hardContinue reading “Towards Unity Of Mind And Judgment”

12 Simple Rules (For Following and Serving Jesus in Difficult Times)

Christians all over the western world are waking up to the reality that we no longer occupy a privileged position within the majority culture. Increasingly, we find ourselves being pushed to the outer margins. The passage of Bill C-4 in Canada and the ongoing legal battle in Finland have made us all acutely aware ofContinue reading “12 Simple Rules (For Following and Serving Jesus in Difficult Times)”

Render Unto Caesar

Until Jesus returns to reign and rule over all things to the glory of the Father, Christians will find themselves living under two different forms and expressions of authority. Jesus addressed this head on saying: “Therefore render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.” (Matthew 22:21 ESV)Continue reading “Render Unto Caesar”

The Path Between Legalism And Antinomianism

As long as the church has existed it appears that there have been some people making too much of the law and some people making too little. The Apostle Paul spent a great deal of his time pushing back against those who were making too much of the law. To the Galatians he said thingsContinue reading “The Path Between Legalism And Antinomianism”

Why I Am Not A Theonomist

Theonomy did not exist prior to 1970, according to Gary North, one of the generally recognized founders of the movement[1]. It does however credibly trace its roots to certain strains within English and American Puritanism as well as various offshoots of 20th century neo-Calvinism associated generally with Abraham Kuyper, though Kuyper himself was no theonomist.Continue reading “Why I Am Not A Theonomist”