A very common belief within Evangelical circles is that for someone to remain single for a lengthy season of their life, at least happily so, would then mean that they have the “gift of singleness.” While in one sense I think that is true, what is typically meant by “gift,” is a type of given... Continue Reading →
Book Review: Retrieving Augustine’s Doctrine of Creation by Gavin Ortlund
There are a lot of voices to be heard in the various evangelical debates regarding creation and evolution, yet far too rarely do we find a humble and wise spirit behind them. Much is lost in this setting. Often, we evangelicals, particularly of the American variety, remain stuck in our own web of concerns and... Continue Reading →
Does Old Earth Geology Presuppose Naturalism and Uniformity?
Abstract: This article will look at two common objections leveled against old earth geology by the modern movement known as Young Earth Creationism. It will argue that old earth geology neither presupposes naturalism nor uniformity. It will describe the most problematic presupposition that is a negative factor for both science and faith, which is methodological... Continue Reading →
To Laugh or Not to Laugh? C.S. Lewis’ Social Wisdom
It’s something almost every evangelical who takes their faith seriously wrestles with. When we're in a social setting, particularly one in which we're surrounded by nonbelievers, what’s an allowable amount of flexibility for humor to form healthy relationships and what crosses the line of fidelity to Christ before all others? At what point should a... Continue Reading →