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Samuel Parkison

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Dear Daughter, Vote for Trump!

A Parable: A father, his daughter, and an election Dear Rosie, I’m so glad your first college mid-terms went so well! Know that your mother and I could not be more proud of you, and know that your hard work... Continue Reading →

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Single Men, Consider the Single Mothers In Your Church

“I’m so happy for her!” my wife said as she looked at the glossy screen of her iPhone. We sat in our kitchen having a conversation that is, tragically, not very common: we talked about how a single mother was... Continue Reading →

On Charitable Christian Debate – Wilson/Thabiti Links

I invite you to read for your own edification: It all sort of goes back to Thabiti's article on why he plans to vote for Hillary this election. Doug then started a dialogue with a critique of Thabiti's argument. Doug... Continue Reading →

Men, Abortion Is Your Problem Too

I am among the ranks of those who have been convicted over this past year for being relatively indifferent towards the scourge of abortion in this country. Like many of you, I have always been principally “pro-life;” I have liked... Continue Reading →

In Which Doug Wilson Shoots At Thin Air

In my small circle of young, reformed Baptist friends, I am known for my appreciation for Doug Wilson. I’ve gone on record to say that I think he’s the most gifted living writer, and I stand by it; I have... Continue Reading →

Reflections on T4G and CBMW

More than any other conference I have attended, the CBMW Pre-Conference and the Together for the Gospel Conference served to heighten my awareness of this present historical moment. This is not to say that I typically walk around with a... Continue Reading →

Beware of Cool-Shaming

Hear ye! Hear ye! All ye with Warby Parker thick-rimmed glasses and skin-fade hipster dues. All ye with full sleeves and skinny jeans, with tobacco breath (not from cigarettes, that's gross; totes pipes and stogies, just like Spurgeon, duh). All... Continue Reading →

Art and Objectivity, Part 2

A while back, I wrote a blog about art and its relation to objectivity, trying to get the ball rolling in a conversation that I think is worth having. I recognize that describing it as “getting the ball rolling” may... Continue Reading →

Stricter Judgement for Justified Pastors?

“Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness.” - James 3:1 If you are a pastor--or an aspiring pastor--you are most likely familiar with a number... Continue Reading →

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