David Wayne Health Update

From First Thoughts

David won’t point it out over here, so I’m going to do it for him.  For those who don’t know, he has been struggling with cancer for over a year.  Over at his first blog, he has posted his most recent health update:I liken myself to an old car in winter that’s . . . . Continue Reading »

Trueman on Sinful Self-Promotion

From First Thoughts

This essay by Carl Trueman is travelling like wildfire around the Christian blogging community, and with good reason.  It’s a scathing critique of the profligate self-promotion that goes on in the Christian blogging community:Let’s stop there a minute. This is madness. Is this where . . . . Continue Reading »

The Political Eschatology of John Calvin

From First Thoughts

I have been buried this week in thoughts about John Calvin’s theory of natural law, some of which you can find over at Mere Orthodoxy.  Along the way, I came upon this excerpt by David Little, who does a fantastic job of encapsulating the implications of Calvin’s doctrine of natural . . . . Continue Reading »

The Death of the Sacred

From First Thoughts

If nothing is sacred, nothing can be profaned.This line has been haunting me for a few months.  The video of the fellow tweeting during his wedding brought it back to mind.As one commenter on put it in response to the video, “It seems to me the issue–an all-too common one these . . . . Continue Reading »