C. S. Lewis or John Piper?

Posted by on May 7, 2014 | No Comments
C. S. Lewis or John Piper?

As anyone knows who has even remotely been paying attention, Calvinism is alive and well in the contemporary church. Indeed, the Reformed movement has been aggressively on the march in recent years, led by a number of young, theologically articulate pastors. However, the godfather of the movement is undoubtedly John Piper, a senior scholar-pastor who […]

Sterling, Silver and Nietzsche: A Glimpse into the American Soul

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 | No Comments
Sterling, Silver and Nietzsche: A Glimpse into the American Soul

Any time a fifteen minute conversation between the owner of a sports team and his mistress is a national news story for several days running, you can be pretty sure the story gives you a telling glimpse into the American soul.  A week ago, it is safe to guess, hardly anyone outside serious basketball fans […]

Hell as Separation from God? The Misery Paradox

Posted by on Mar 18, 2014 | No Comments
Hell as Separation from God? The Misery Paradox

One of the most frequently invoked descriptions of the essence of hell is that it is separation from God.  It is the eternal misery that inevitably results when a person made in the image of God is cut off the very source of joy, the eternal fountain of truth, beauty and goodness. But is this […]