Review: The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women became Gospel Truth, by Beth Allison Barr

I went into this book hoping I'd like it. After all, I agree with Barr's egalitarian position regarding women in the church (though putting my cards on the table, I am a complementarian when it comes to the home). At a personal level, Barr's book is compelling. Her narrative is powerful. But, setting aside the … Continue reading Review: The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women became Gospel Truth, by Beth Allison Barr

Some Thoughts of The Case for Christian Nationalism, by Stephen Wolfe

I have the privilege of reading great books in my role as pastor; and, I have the responsibility to read some truly awful ones. This book is awful - worse than I thought it would be. It's also better than I thought - better reasoned and researched. These two things together make this a very … Continue reading Some Thoughts of The Case for Christian Nationalism, by Stephen Wolfe

How to Use a Christian Worldview

Over the last year I've been in countless conversations about politics, covid, race, theology, the environment, etc. In many of these conversations, my dialogue partner makes mention of a Christian worldview. A Christian worldview is a distinct way of viewing the world, of viewing life. I am convinced that in most of my conversations with … Continue reading How to Use a Christian Worldview