Posts Tagged ‘grace’

Your righteousness has nothing to do with you

Your righteousness has nothing to do with you. 1. It does not start with you. 2. It is not facilitated by you. 3. It does not end with you. Most of us probably do not have issues with the first statement. It is easy to recognize that only Christ’s blood justifies us and sets us on the path of righteous...
May 16th, 2014 | Protestant, Religion | Read More

Additional Thoughts: Giving Grace to “Crossover” Artists

Last week I penned an article for Biola’s new Center for Christianity, Culture & the Arts. You can read the article here, but I’d like to expand on my conclusion. Here’s how I ended the article (yes, spoiler alert): Here’s the principle we all ought to keep in mind: grace should...
September 16th, 2013 | Music | Read More

Grace and Our Fellowship with the World

Scrolling through old posts for inspiration, I stumbled across Matt Anderson’s article over at Boundless, “Loving Those Who Leave.” Watching brothers and sisters walk away from the faith is difficult, and our instincts may be more harmful than they are beneficial. I attended a Christian...
November 30th, 2012 | Religion | Read More

Dangerous Ideas: Complementarian Marriage

Since when are doctrines judged by when they go wrong, as opposed to when they go right? There seems to be this really weird idea floating around the egalitarian parts of the internet that complementarians are just one step away (or maybe not even that) from outright abusing their wives. This was exposed...
July 27th, 2012 | Featured, Religion | Read More

Disagreeing with Grace: Why Lines are Hard to Draw

Over the last week or two, we’ve seen large-scale disagreements play themselves out in a variety of locations. The Gospel Coalition’s Jared Wilson posted some troubling words, which offended and hurt many, and he was called out. Wilson’s original post has since been pulled, but both...
July 26th, 2012 | Culture, Family Issues, Featured, Religion | Read More

Bullying God

Over at Cogito Credo, a website I believe has content worth reading (and not just because I edit for them from time to time), C.E. Moore wrote a piece that is likely to cause some controversy, from the title alone.
September 12th, 2011 | Blogging, Evangelicals, Featured, Media, Protestant, Religion | Read More

Christian Hip-Hop: One Last Issue

We have come to the close of this series on Christian hip-hop. Surely there is much more to say, but for now we shall allow these last three pieces, in addition to this one, to suffice.
September 5th, 2011 | Culture, Featured, Music, Religion | Read More