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Faith Politics

God and Man at Yale: a warning from 1951 that we ignored

William Buckley, Jr. seemed to have a warning for us in 1951 when he wrote “God and Man at Yale.” He was 26 at the time, but already his vocabulary was extensive and his writing is excellent.  In “God and Man at Yale,” he took his alma mater to task.  You might not think that […]

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Faith Politics

Toppling statues: the art of untangling sins from legacies

Talk about a #MeToo moment! Media outlets didn’t know exactly how to handle the situation. Some avoided it completely, but others felt compelled to print the details. FBI documents revealed the alleged details of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s conversations with a Baptist pastor discussing which women in his church they thought would be “suitable for […]

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Faith

Jesus and the often overlooked ‘narrow gate’

When I first looked at the title of this book, I incorrectly assumed that many or most Americans believe that Jesus is the only way to God. But John Piper has some good reminders for us in “Jesus: The Only Way to God: Must You Hear the Gospel to Be Saved?“ Salvation through Christ doesn’t […]

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Thoughts on churches opening despite executive orders

A few thoughts regarding the debate on whether churches should oppose and go against a governor’s executive order that says churches should close: Church members should do their best to follow and support their pastors and other leaders who have been entrusted with this type of decision making. Churches and church members shouldn’t fight against […]

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Faith

Missing the main point

I was thinking recently and reflecting about a passage in John 6 that I hadn’t really paid much attention to before and how it can relate to us today. Our pastor is a very thorough expositor of the Bible, so I often notice things I had missed before. We know the story of the feeding […]