Peter Mead thinks that there has been a perplexing silence from Christian leaders and that it has been left to others to “speak the hard truths.” He writes about this in a three part series here, here and here. Now, as I’ve written a few times, I think that our track record as conservative evangelicals… Continue reading A perplexing silence?
Tag: culture wars
What are your culture wars leading you to say?
Have a look at this tweet. Now think it through carefully. Is there any bit of it that we might consider true? The answer is “no.” If a young person in your church said it, you’d pull them to one side and chat with them about the risk of attempting to put out provocative messages… Continue reading What are your culture wars leading you to say?
Are we the bad guys?
This is in effect the question that Steve Kneale raises in his blog post on the original sin debate. He argues that Christians are in effect “mud.” We are no longer seen as the good guys, perhaps with some quirky ideas and practices but at least offering a little bit of light and love to… Continue reading Are we the bad guys?
Goodbye Mr Potato Head
So Hasbro have decided to rebrand one of their toys and twitter is not happy. No longer will the brand be referred to as Mr Potato Head. This has prompted Christian social media outrage. It is of course another example of political correctness gone mad. It is another attack on Biblical standards about marriage and… Continue reading Goodbye Mr Potato Head
So what was that really all about? (Further reflections on John MacArthur and defying the law)
In the light of John MacArthur’s decision to go against California state law on the Coronavirus, another prominent church leader in the States, Tom Buck posted this tweet. I don’t think we have ever really argued that everyone should risk their lives in cross cultural mission going to dangerous places. There has always been a… Continue reading So what was that really all about? (Further reflections on John MacArthur and defying the law)
Children, childlessness and culture wars – what we believe affects how we live
Last week, I responded to an article that Kevin DeYoung has written for The Gospel Coalition arguing that the best way for Christians to respond to engage in the US culture wars was to have lots of children and disciple them well. In his own words: “Here’s a culture war strategy conservative Christians should get… Continue reading Children, childlessness and culture wars – what we believe affects how we live