Commentary

Justice and Righteousnesss

December 22, 2013
The King is Born, so What?
This time of the year we sing all of those Christmas carols, but I think that too often it is done out of rote memory rather than conviction. There is often a syrupy sentimentality about a baby, born in a manger, without really understanding the full significance of what Christmas is about. So it seems appropriate to take into account a few important perspectives that will help us to fully appreci

Ethics as Worship

August 29, 2014
Guest Post: How Marriage Is a Good Thing
This is a guest post from my wife, Melanie. She originally wrote this post for Biblical Woman, the blog site for the Women’s Programs at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The post originally appeared here. We believe that marriage was created by God as a covenant between one man and one woman for the purpose of […]

Law and the Created Order

July 1, 2014
Hobby Lobby: The Morning After
The Supreme Court’s decision in Hobby Lobby v. Burwell no doubt represents a victory for the cause of religious freedom. If the Court’s minority had had one more vote the Green and Hahn families would be faced with some very difficult choices in the weeks to come. As it stands, for the first time the Supreme Court of the United States affirmed that a corporation is a “person&rdqu

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