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March 6, 2017
Catch-22

Last week Doug Wilson posted an article about Potiphar's wife. With typical flair, he imagined her as a modern-day feminist who, though classically maligned, awakens to the realization that she was the victim instead if Joseph. Outfitted with counseling sessions, jargon, and a therapeutic blog, she informs readers that Joseph had "groomed" her for his […]

August 19, 2012
The Sovereignty of God in Disability

Desiring God has released a free e-book on disability. "Disabilities break into life in various forms: as the product of genetic misalignments in the womb, as the result of tragic and regrettable accidents, as the byproducts of infectious disease, and from the degenerative effects of old age. They affect joints, bones, nervous systems, lungs, hearts, and brains. And even in […]

July 10, 2012
Fifty Shades of Grace

Yesterday, I posted an article on the newest phenomenon in the publishing world. Today I want to explore the reasons fueling the popularity of Fifty Shades of Grey, and examine why we as believers should be concerned with the foothold it occupies in the American psyche. This is Part Two, "Fifty Shades of Grace." Tomorrow […]

July 9, 2012
The Grey Matter: Thinking Through Fifty Shades

“I want you to behave in a particular way, and if you don’t, I shall punish you…” Granted, it’s not the traditional way Prince Charming wooed his lady; but then, fairytales didn’t typically include rape, bondage and written contracts of non-disclosure. That is, until now. Fifty Shades of Grey From humble roots as a homespun […]