How did Jesus view the cross?

It is a commonplace in theologically liberal circles to downplay the cross, to say, as Adolf von Harnack did, that the gospel is all about the fatherhood of God, the …

Abortion: The Trends

Introduction In 1984 I wrote a booklet on abortion entitled Open Your Mouth for the Dumb: Abortion and the Christian (Banner of Truth), and in 2010 it was revised and …

Teaching children hard things

Raising children is the most important and most difficult job in the world. Parents are seeking to point their children to God; to curb their sinful natures; to prepare them …

Feminism, Chivalry and Violence

Today we are being confronted with more domestic violence, and more angst about what to do about it. Increasingly it is being claimed that gender equality is the key to …

Civil Days and Holy Days

It just so happens this year (2019) that Easter Sunday and Anzac Day fall near one another – on the 21 April and 25 April respectively. Given that the New …