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  • Emotion June 18, 2019 David de BruynThis entry is part 41 of 41 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.Perhaps few words are as mangled as the word emotion. In this word is a cacophony of confusion. For some, emotion is nothing more than the superficial ...
  • A Theology of Equality June 11, 2019 David de BruynThis entry is part 40 of 41 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.When God made humankind, He made them male and female, both equally in His image (Genesis 1:26-27). According to Peter, this makes men and women co-heirs of ...
  • Why Hymnals? June 8, 2019 Ryan MartinI was recently asked to fill out a survey for pastors about their use of hymnals. Their final question was: “If you DO use hymnals for congregational singing, why do you view them as a worthwhile means of leading your church in worship?” Here was my response: A printed hymnal is good for so many reasons. It is a ...
  • Beauty and Knowledge June 7, 2019 David de BruynThis entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Doxology: A Theology of God's Beauty You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.Beauty does not only encourage a pursuit of reality, but beauty encourages a Christian epistemology. It teaches how we know what we know. The Enlightenment ...
  • Equality and Necessary Hierarchy June 3, 2019 David de BruynThis entry is part 39 of 41 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.The current proponents of social justice have little idea of what they may be creating in pursuit of their goal. Their goal is a just society, but ...
  • Converted clog-dancers: Spurgeon on drawing a crowd April 25, 2019 Ryan Martin Charles Haddon Spurgeon was known for being an ardent “soul winner.” He maintained that a gospel minister will see certain fruit. A lack of success could be caused by weak preaching, faulty doctrine, or unfaithfulness in prayer. In An All Around Ministry, he said, ‘He that never saved a sinner after years of work is ...
  • Beauty and Reality March 12, 2019 David de BruynThis entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Doxology: A Theology of God's Beauty You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.Beauty has made a comeback. After years of being relegated by intellectual elites to the junkyard of old and outdated concepts, it is now ...
  • A Parable About Pop Music in Church March 4, 2019 David de BruynChristian 1: So I hear you have a problem with lollipops? Christian 2: Lollipops? No, I think they’re just fine. Christian 1: But you apparently won’t eat them for family meals. Christian 2: That’s true. I prefer my family eats some kind of meat, vegetables or healthier food for their meals. Christian 1: So you prefer the “high” food. ...
  • The Value of Beauty February 27, 2019 David de BruynThis entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Doxology: A Theology of God's Beauty You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.What possible value can the study of beauty deliver? Isn’t this fiddling while Rome burns, counting daffodil petals while barbarians lay siege to the ...
  • Beauty and Christianity’s Primary Endeavors February 21, 2019 David de BruynThis entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Doxology: A Theology of God's Beauty You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.Once we understand that beauty is close to glory in meaning, we will without any difficulty find beauty at the heart of many Christian ...