How To Build A Tent: Episode 50 – How to win the battle against social media

Idol Matching 2

Round Two Same-sex mirage and divorce. Same-sex mirage and fornication. In a previous post, I argued that far too often, the idolatry we enshrine in our own hearts matches the idolatry present in same-sex mirage. As Christians, when we countenance any sort of abuse of...
How To Build A Tent: Episode 50 – How to win the battle against social media

Are Young People Leaving the Church? Probably Not

Post One in the series “A Church for the Next Generation” The church, we are told, is graying rapidly. Churches in rural areas are shrinking as Americans migrate to the cities, while churches in urban areas are not the bastions of ethnic and religious solidarity they...
How To Build A Tent: Episode 50 – How to win the battle against social media

Does the Church Fail the Uneducated?

Of the many myths about church attendance in the United States, one of the most enduring is that “educated people are too smart to go to church.” Our system of education, which has been so effectively secularized, is not expected to create committed Christians, and...
How To Build A Tent: Episode 50 – How to win the battle against social media

Yes, God Still Hates Homosexuality

The debate over homosexuality is raging as much as it ever was. Indeed, arguments advocating its acceptance have gotten more and more fabulous. This has not diminished the need for Christians to give a defense of what the Bible says about homosexuality but only...
How To Build A Tent: Episode 50 – How to win the battle against social media

Restoring of Femininity

Bekah Merkle, wife of Dr. Ben Merkle president of New Saint Andrews College, joins us to discuss why biblical femininity lost its way and how to recover the Christian role for women in this world.  Christians can focus on real women, so what did God make real women...
How To Build A Tent: Episode 50 – How to win the battle against social media

Why the Church needs a Curmudgeon 

The Church Curmudgeon, brainchild of David Regier, is the old guy who sits on the back pew just waiting to find something wrong with your service.  Every church has one and this is why the Curmudgeon hits all the wrong notes in all the right ways.  Join our discuss as...
How To Build A Tent: Episode 50 – How to win the battle against social media

The High Price of Obamacare’s Socialized Medicine

American Christianity has surrendered ground in areas that have supposed “little gospel application”.  But the Lordship of Christ is over every area of our lives, and this means the gospel applies to everything–including our healthcare.  Dr. Jim Brook,...
How To Build A Tent: Episode 50 – How to win the battle against social media

Pastor Wilson on Rebel Pastors

Why is the church is so impotent when it comes to impacting culture?  According to the Pew Research Center evangelicals make up about 70% of the US population, and yet why are we so impotent at influencing our culture for the good of our country and the glory of God?...
How To Build A Tent: Episode 50 – How to win the battle against social media

The False Promise of Higher Education

President Dr. Ben Merkle (New Saint Andrews) joins CrossPolitic to discuss why the empty promises of higher education are so expensive. We also dive into the recent Town Hall debate with #neithertrumphillary and why Jerry Falwell Jr. triples down on his support for...