"…God Almighty has set before me two great objects, the suppression of the slave trade and the reformation of manners…"
Member of Parliament, 18th-century
What was the expected result of life post-Fall without redemption yet accomplished and applied? The strange story of the Tower of Babel in Genesis 11:1-9 answers this question according to Old Testament scholar W. J. Dumbrell who writes, “Of the … more
Last week I posted about Charlotte Mason’s approach to children, “born persons” in relationship to creation, completed images of God, albeit “weak and ignorant” images in need of support and instruction. Boy are they in need. Apparently, fifth graders have … more
A few years ago, after the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, a social media movement among young Christian women and men exploded. Protesting unrealistic body standards and the usage of raw sex appeal to market swimwear, one Baylor college student … more
Numbers 11 recounts a terrible yet far too familiar story of discontentment, ingratitude, and the resulting anger of God being administered. The sobering conclusion of the passage begins to put into perspective how seriously the Lord takes these things. While … more