Hope for Educating in a Losing Cultural Battle

In April, I had a very enlightening conversation with a friend that resulted in a new insight for me as a Christian educator in modern America: I am in a losing battle. The conversation began with my recommendation of Christopher Caldwell’s excellent article, “The Roots of Our Partisan Divide” (Imprimis, February 2020).  Caldwell claims America … More Hope for Educating in a Losing Cultural Battle

The God of Yosemite

Recently, I have told that riding a motorcycle into Yosemite Valley in California can be a philosophical experience.  On your left is El Capitan, one of the world’s largest granite cliffs, rising off the valley floor to a height of three thousand feet—truly, a “rock” in the old Hebrew sense of the phrase.  On the … More The God of Yosemite

Strength Rejoices in the Challenge…and Fails

Three times the apostle Paul says that the Law was added to increase sinning. Now let that statement settle in.  To increase sinning.  Not stop it.  And added.  As if tacked-on to God’s program. Really, the Old Testament and New Testament would have matched up well simply as Promise and Gospel.  In the Old Testament, … More Strength Rejoices in the Challenge…and Fails

New Article

The holy name of God is “I AM” or “I AM THAT I AM” (Exodus 3:14). As His “memorial-name,” by which He will be remembered forever (v. 15), should “I AM” be the way Christians address God today? For an interesting answer from the New Testament, read the recent article by Bob Snyder, “The Divine … More New Article