Repost: Why Publicly Contend for Christian Morality?

I found this article, today, that I originally posted all the way back in 2011. It’s the earliest original article I posted on CredoCovenant, and it pretty much summarizes the reason for my participation in the current Public Theology series. As such, I thought it was worth a repost. Enjoy. ____________________________ In the subculture of…

The silly season

Did you happen to watch CNN the other day?  If you didn’t then let me inform you of the coming seasonal change.  No I don’t mean spring, not anything like that rather it is that season that typically happens twice a year around two major Christian holidays.  I can see the light dawning in your…

Baptists and 2K

Church and State: Hostiles? In continuing the protracted(apologies for the delay) series on the validity of being a Baptist and Reformed, we have come to the objection made by Laurence Justice concerning the doctrine of church and state. I do think we generally agree that these are two different realms with two different responsibilities before…

Why Publicly Contend for Christian Morality?

In the subculture of evangelicalism I inhabit, the issue of publicly contending for Christian morality (i.e. abortion, the definition of marriage, “Don’t ask, don’t tell,” etc.) surfaces from time to time. There seems to be basically two camps: those for it and those against it. On the surface, I tend to agree with many of…