Tag Archives: Culture

Summer Reading 2019

Summer is here, and for many, that means a change of pace that might provide an opportunity for a little extra reading. If you think you might be able to slip in a book or two in the coming weeks, … Continue reading

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“Engaged Alienation”

Russell Moore’s book, Onward: Engaging the Culture without Losing the Gospel, will be available on the book table this week. Each day it seems to become increasingly more difficult to navigate our cultural waters with gospel faithfulness and convictional kindness. … Continue reading

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Sober Political Engagement

As Christians, we should care about political engagement. Scripture teaches that God has ordained government to serve the good of civilization (Rom. 13:1-7). As Christians living in America, we are privileged to play a role in government. Therefore, our political … Continue reading

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Sojourners, Exiles, and Dual Citizens

How are we, as Christians, to live in the present age as we await the return of Christ? What are some Biblical principles that can help us think through how we are to live as faithful believers, and yet be … Continue reading

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Moore on Gospel and Culture

Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, recently published a book entitled, Onward: Engaging the Culture without Losing the Gospel. If you don’t have “time” to read the book, consider these two … Continue reading

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“Extravagant Expectations”

In 1962, American historian, Daniel Boorstin published what would become an enduring cultural analysis. His book, The Image, now over 50 years old, examined American culture in the beginnings of a technological revolution.  In his introduction Boorstin wrote: …we suffer … Continue reading

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Encouraging and Challenging

In several recent conversations with church members I have pointed them toward a video of an interview Russell Moore conducted with Rosaria Butterfield. Moore is the president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention … Continue reading

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Gospel-Culture

A few weeks ago I read Ray Ortlund’s new book, Gospel: How the Church Portrays the Beauty of Christ. It’s a book I wish everyone in our church would take time to read. Early in the book Ortlund wrote: “There … Continue reading

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Biblical Evangelism

Mack Stiles offers the following in his recent book, Evangelism: How the Whole Church Speaks of Jesus. If a church does not understand biblical evangelism, over time that church will be subverted. If we don’t practice healthy evangelism, the dominoes … Continue reading

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