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The elephant in the room in the discourse about what it means to be black and Reformed is that black Reformed leaders and churches have the same exact diversity and variety as their white counterparts but people act as if they do not. The following is a summary of reflections Tim Keller gave back in [...]
This is brilliant.
Monergism decides not to sell the Baptist version of Covenant Theology on its website. Here’s why: We believe that Kingdom through Covenant both misrepresents Covenant Theology and promotes an unbiblical alternative. Of course we are not trying to decide for you what to buy, but rather, encourage you in the right direction when you have a [...]
I wanted to wait to post this later but it’s too good. This is profound, “We can’t talk about race without talking about shame.” ~ Dr. Brene Brown. Shame is another topic that many Christian leaders don’t talk much about. It’s getting ridiculous that secular scholars have such a better understand of human nature [...]
There are two sides of pride: self-exaltation and self-hatred. Because of conservative Protestant’s myopic understanding of human nature you rarely (ever) hear anyone apply the gospel to those who hate themselves. For example, many Calvinist preachers believe that their calling is to break people down because prideful people need to be reminded of their depravity [...]
I have waited a few days to see what type of tribalism might emerge in light of the discussion about gender (R. Evans) and race history regarding Paleo-Confederate Doug Wilson’s welcoming among the YRR (young, restless, and Reformed)/new-Calvinist crowd versus the more liberal younger evangelicals (more on that later). That’s the whole egalitiarian/complimentarian quarrel. Today, I [...]
My students are asking 18-29-year-old New Yorkers to define “marriage.” Here’s a sample group of responses. 28, female, Brooklyn, Marriage is a legal commitment between two people. It just shows that you’re committed to the other, and is between any two people. 26, Brooklyn, I think that marriage is actually what signals the beginning of [...]