Tag: culture

The Anchor of Tradition (2)

Tradition holds an ambiguous place in Christianity. As things handed down over time, holding to traditions is both commanded and chastised at various times in Scripture (Matthew 15:1-9, Mark 7:3-13, 1 Corinthians 11:2, 23-26, ColossiansContinue reading

Deliverance From This Crooked Generation

And with many other words he testified, and exhorted them, saying, “Save yourselves from this crooked generation” (Acts 2:40). We do well to remember the summation of Peter’s message, to save ourselves from this crookedContinue reading

Culture Shock

What happens when the country boy goes to the big city, or the big city girl goes out to live in the country? What happens when a person who has lived in extreme poverty inContinue reading


It seems that we are constantly being bombarded with discussions of and messages about culture. People talk endlessly about our culture, what it represents, its perceived trajectory, and our levels of participation within it. TheContinue reading


Modern man believes himself to be quite advanced and progressive, and far more enlightened than his more “primitive” forebears. He would like to believe that he stands upon the foundation of scientific knowledge, purged ofContinue reading

Fear vs. Love

But even if ye should suffer for righteousness’ sake, blessed are ye: and fear not their fear, neither be troubled (1 Peter 3:14). When he suggested that it is ultimately better to be feared thanContinue reading

Culture and Interpretation

According to the Scriptures God has spoken at many times in many ways to people of old, first the prophets, and then through His Son Jesus of Nazareth (Hebrews 1:1-3). Ever since then Christians haveContinue reading