Ask Not What You Can Do for Your Church, But What It Can Do for You

I spoke last night to a new seminary student here at BJU. He just arrived from another undergraduate institution. I looked through his eyes at the choices he is about to make—especially about church attendance—and...

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Literacy Rates and the King James Version

Literacy in the U.S. is embarrassingly low. Nearly 50% of the adult US population reads at a 7th grade level or lower. Nearly 25% has reading proficiency so low they cannot read instructions on medication...

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The Sins of the Bloggers

I publish these comments from the latest Themelios with some trepidation: I don’t want to be guilty of these sins. But I publish these comments with some hope: I don’t want to be guilty of...

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BJU Statement on Racism

I applaud Bob Jones University, my alma mater, for stating this clearly in a statement released today: Bob Jones University has existed since 1927 as a private Christian institution of higher learning for the purpose...

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My Wedding Vows

Originally my thinking about wedding vows ran like this: The Bible doesn’t require a church wedding; it’s more the best of my cultural tradition that I’m honoring when I don a tux and Laura a...

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