What We're Missing in the Ralph Northam Scandal by Russell Moore
Abortion and racial injustice are alike an affront to human dignity, and to the image of God. We should say so, in every context, whether favorable to “our side” or not, because our lives are lived not by the approval of the crowd but before the face of God.
God Answers Prayer in Only Two Ways by Griffin Gulledge
Whatever the answer, we can be sure of this: In every granted request and in every “no,” the one who answers our prayers is Providence himself. He has shown us in the incarnation, cross, and resurrection of Christ the extent to which he’s willing to go for our benefit.
Still Young, Restless, and Reformed? The New Calvinists at 10 by Collin Hansen
For the YRR to mature in unity, our public theology must put our soteriology in practice through our ecclesiology. Forgiven in Christ, we forgive one another. We have no enemies who belong to Christ. The local church tests our theology. Does your theology guide you to love believers with different and even mistaken views? Does it drive you to teach the immature and misguided? Does it lead you to patience with the broken and sinful?
A Christian Ethic of Sex in a Pornographic Age by Joshua Heavin
If we are content to define human integration apart from God’s action in raising a crucified Messiah, or, if we champion a sexual ethic that holds no intention of signifying the union of Christ and the church, then advocacy for the use of pornography and an ethic predicated on the self’s fulfillment – and the self’s arbitrary capacity to perceive how the self affects others – will not only be wrong, but cruel to the self and others, and cruel in the name of God.