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No, God is Not an Anarchist

Dec 20, 2019

Sometimes “Christian libertarians” say the dumbest things:

The only problem I had in writing this article was in deciding what title to run with. I could have run with plenty of other options, such as: “FEE’s Theological Folly” or, “‘Christian

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Politics, Public Policy and Biblical Balance

Dec 19, 2019

Christians need to think carefully about politics and economics:

This article seeks to argue several related points. It will look at the old debate about which political theory might best fit in with biblical Christianity: liberalism, conservatism or libertarianism. It

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Socialism, Social Justice, and the Churches

Dec 17, 2019

Christians can have some quite muddled thinking on things like “social justice”:

Having just been chided by a ‘Christian socialist’ on another page on this site (she seemed quite perturbed that Corbyn and Labour were soundly rejected in the UK),

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The Homosexualisation of Christmas

Dec 15, 2019

The activists are now out to destroy Christmas as well:

If the rainbow warriors have their way, nothing, I repeat, nothing, will be able to elude the radical homosexual juggernaut. The militants do not want anything to escape the clutches

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More on the Boris Landslide

Dec 14, 2019

Further reflections on the big win for Boris and Brexit:

The people of the UK have spoken, and I like what they have been saying. They made it clear that the lunacy of Corbyn and Labour was not wanted, nor

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Big Win for Boris and Brexit

Dec 13, 2019

Thoughts on the big win for Boris Johnson in the UK:

According to exit polls, it looks like Boris Johnson has won the UK general election and has won it massively. The early Christmas election was as much a referendum

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Not So Crafty as a Fox

Dec 11, 2019

What do they put in the drinking water in Hollywood?

As the old saying goes (often attributed to Chesterton): ‘When men choose not to believe in God, they do not thereafter believe 

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Must Read Authors

Dec 10, 2019

If you want to know of some recommended authors, here is my list of 70:

OK, I may have three strikes going against me in this piece: One, this is a rather subjective exercise – these are some of MY

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The Trans Celebration of Lies and Delusion

Dec 9, 2019

Those pushing the trans agenda are pushing falsehoods and harmful delusions:

When I give my talk on the importance of truth, I always mention one basic definition of it: truth is that which corresponds to reality. It corresponds to the

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Against Unisex Facilities

Dec 8, 2019

What is wrong with unisex school bathrooms and the like?

The sexual revolutionaries have been in bed with governments for some time now, forcing an unwilling populace to accept all sorts of radical policies which are decidedly NOT in the

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Here I Stand

Dec 7, 2019

Anti-Christian bigotry and persecution is rapidly rising in the West. How will you respond?

I have been writing and speaking a lot lately about the descending darkness in the West, the ramping-up of anti-Christian bigotry and persecution (and yes, being

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On the Priesthood of All Believers

Dec 5, 2019

What exactly do we mean when we stress the importance of ‘the priesthood of all believers’?

One core teaching of the Reformation in general, and of Luther in particular, has to do with the priesthood of all believers. It is

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Are You a Pharisee?

Dec 4, 2019

Jesus denounced the Pharisees, but there are many Christian Pharisees with us today:

If you are a good Bible-believing Christian, you would know that the Pharisees who are so often mentioned in the Bible were basically the bad guys. They

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Warning: Do You Really Trust God?

Dec 3, 2019

The days are now upon us where we have to decide if Christ is everything, or just a religious concept we toss around:

A somewhat strange title it may seem. It is one thing to ask how we are doing

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Don’t Feed the Trolls

Dec 2, 2019

Yes there are folks who love to argue and pick fights. This is how we should deal with them:

Consider this article to be sort of a public service announcement, a bit of free advice, and/or some hopefully wise counsel.

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So How Many Riots Have You Caused?

Dec 1, 2019

It was commonplace for the early believers to cause upheaval and riots – how do we compare?

Here are two things that all Christians – at least real deal Christians – should be able to agree on: One, we should

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