Ezekiel is to John as Jeremiah is to Jesus

In the course of personal daily Bible reading (in this case, Ezekiel) I sometimes come across biblical relationships which I think may be edifying to others. Anyone who has studied scripture in any depth knows there are so many incredible instances of cohesion and symmetry regarding its themes and threads.  As I live and breath the…

Tim Bayly & Bad Reasons to Board the Titanic

I have previously written here and here about the need for Christian parents to undergo a mass exodus from the Public Schools ASAP. I believe much progress continues to be made in this regard however there are still the usual voices in the evangelical world that still pop up making the same defenses public schools…

Societal Justice & The Gospel

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cumin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness. These you ought to have done, without neglecting the others. You blind guides, straining out a gnat and swallowing a camel!" - Matthew 23:23-24 Them: "Righting…

Why I Cannot Sign the Statement on Social Justice

In response to what has been perceived as a dangerous fixation by some on issues of social justice, a group of evangelical pastors recently released what they dubbed  a "Statement on Social Justice". Not that it has nothing good to say, but there are too many false dichotomies, reductionistic platitudes and contradictory statements for me to…