Category Archives: Children

Subversion At Its Best

Now this is subversive.  Katie Pavlich has drawn attention to Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s benediction at the Democratic National Convention for its explicitly pro-life stance.  The relevant portion reads as follows:   Thus do we praise you for the gift of … Continue reading

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Why Same-Sex Marriage will Affect Marriage in General

Imagine a conversation between a cultural progressive and your average evangelical Christian on the issue of same-sex marriage. PROGRESSIVE: What do you think of same-sex marriage? CHRISTIAN: I am against it.  The Bible condemns homosexuality and affirms that God has … Continue reading

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The Shrek Generation

I have enjoyed the Shrek movies.  They are funny, witty, and well-written.  The character Puss-n-Boots (voiced by Antonio Banderas) may be the greatest fictional creation of all time (okay, slight exaggeration there).  They appeal to both children and adults. But … Continue reading

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Every Good Gift

Last night, our family was reading together James 1:12-18.  This passage includes verse 17, a familiar verse that reads, Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is … Continue reading

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The Age of Accountability: A Response to Steve Lemke

Steve Lemke recently posted an article about the age of accountability in Baptist theology.  You’ll need to read it before being able to follow the arguments presented here.  While there are a number of things in this article that I … Continue reading

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Poetic Knowledge

This elementary wonder, however, is not a mere fancy derived from the fairy tales; on the contrary, all the fire of the fairy tales is derived from this.  Just as we all like love tales because there is an instinct … Continue reading

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Training a Son of Adam

I recently started reading C. S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe to my four-year-old son, Benjamin.  It is his first acquaintance with Narnia, as well as his first full-length chapter book (other than The Big Picture Story … Continue reading

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