For Pastors and Teachers

New content nearly every Tuesday for pastors, teachers, and other leaders looking for support in fulfilling their responsibility to build their people in discipleship of the mind, including confidence in the faith and the ability to articulate and live according to a biblical worldview.

As the intent is to be supportive, discussion here is reserved for those who are in or supportive of that group.

Weekly posting is temporarily on hold while I settle in to a new position with a new mission agency

Seeing Through Academic Blindness

David DeGrazia is a professor of philosophy at George Washington University. He has just published a fairly complex research paper into the ethics of “medical bioenhancement,” meaning the use of high technology, including selective abortion, to improve the ethics of the human race. He relies on academic literature with which I am not much familiar–though …

Keeping Our Purposes Straight

The post to which I’ve attached this article gets into some rather strange philosophy. I think it counts as a strong argument for Christianity. But I want to emphasize here something that I have written in the comments there. Someone had said how great it would be if God would spell out “Happy New Year!” …

Equipping Parents As Teachers

My latest Worldview and You column pointed to parents’ responsibilities, both to set a sound example for their children and also to teach them well in the faith. Obviously this is a challenge. Obviously also it would be great if the church could step in and help parents be more effective in training up their …