In the Reformed Christian community, we have the following idols: seminaries, seminary staff, conferences, and conference speakers. Popular conferences are: T4G (Together for the Gospel); G3 Conference; Shepherd's Conference; Ligonier events; The Gospel Coalition. Popular Speakers are: John MacArthur; RC Sproul; Al Mohler; Mark Dever; John Piper; Tim Keller; Tim Challies; Matt Chandler; Ligon Duncan; Phil Johnson; … Continue reading Idols in the Church: Speakers and Ministries
The Shepherd's Conference panel featuring Al Mohler, Ligon Duncan, and Mark Dever is all the rage in reformed circles throughout the U.S. The video below is the interaction that sparked the recent controversy. Keep in mind that Al Mohler has a position on literally every other topic under the sun. Ask yourself if his response … Continue reading ShepCon 19 Follow up: Discernment Out the Window
I want to make this short, and not go too in depth, because I am sick of the men involved, and how they have used their positions in the church for earthly gain (money, power, and pride). This year's Shepherds Conference took place this week, at Grace Community Church, located on the outskirts of Los … Continue reading 2019 Shepherd’s Conference: Where are the Protective Shepherds?
I have seen several posts online- on WordPress, and social media sites, by Christians challenging men to use their real identities online. If they don't, they aren't manly, of course. This position is not only ignorant, but foolish and dangerous. It makes me wonder if advocates of identity unmasking are controlled opposition, and working for … Continue reading Remaining anonymous online
If you are a Christian in the United States and Pay attention to Christian culture and doctrine, chances are you have come across the term "churchianity." It describes American church culture, especially Protestant/evangelical culture It mocks secular cultural influences on Christianity It mocks those who are influenced by the world It mocks those who are … Continue reading Churchian Culture
Last week the Scandal broke about sex abuse in the southern baptist convention. (Do a quick search of SBC Scandal and Al Mohler- find your own links) My first thoughts were: what did the "leaders" of the SBC know, when did they know it, and why were they silent? Those leaders include Russel Moore and … Continue reading Al Mohler supported sex abuser, virtue signals amidst scandal
2020 is the last presidential election we will have under the current electoral vote distribution. It will change once the census and redistricting take place (around 2022). I do not believe redistricting will do anything except add more seats to states like Florida and Texas, which are already turning blue. I am not the only … Continue reading The Electoral College in 2020
Former Republican Representative Joe Walsh announced a primary challenge to Donald Trump. This is a good thing. Well, its somewhat of a good thing - if Trump loses, we are going to see him throw a tantrum never seen before (all narcissists do is blame others when something goes wrong). In the long chance that … Continue reading Primary Challenges to Incumbents
Background of the Controversy I have briefly covered the NRA implosion before. The quick run down is that the VP of the organization, Wayne LaPierre, has run the non-profit as his personal bank account since 1991. Last year, the NRA spent $10,000,000 more than it brought in. They would have spent $5 million more had … Continue reading The NRA is Imploding
The Federalist Hour, on this episode, discussed the potential of a recession, and how libertarians and co should address taxes. The guest states, John Tamny of Real Clear Markets, argues that in order to create a better economy, more tax breaks should be given to the wealthy. He argues Trumps tax bill didn't do this. … Continue reading Recession?