Countering our culture of consumerism

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“Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions” (Jesus, Luke 12:13-21 ESV). “Compared with their grandparents, today’s young adults have grown up with much more affluence, less happiness and much greater risk of depression and assorted social pathology… Our becoming much better… Read more »

Working out the virtue that God is working in

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“Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus… work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure” (Philippians 4:5, 12-13 ESV). The combination of our culture’s embrace of relativism and postmodernism has made the pursuit of virtue… Read more »

Winning the war for godly masculinity

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“But as for you, O man of God, flee these things. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness. Fight the good fight of the faith” (1 Timothy 6:11-12 ESV). God’s design for masculinity is under attack in today’s culture. The media, the education system, and the new radical feminism are combining with other cultural influences… Read more »