No Matt Chandler, opposite gender friendships are not for finding future relationships

Matt Chandler is a famous pastor who leads the Acts 29 network and who I believe has been an effective minister of the gospel. However, he recently answered the question “Should I Date a Godly Girl I Do Not Find Attractive?” in a manner which I believe amounts to bad pastoral advice. His overall answer […]

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Thanksgiving & Eucharist

Perhaps the biggest lie of our age is that “we can do anything that we put our minds to.” It is the biggest lie because it is the very lie that has caused our downfall; it is the statement that is the epitome of our human hubris. The very first sin, the original sin of […]

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Just friends? Young Evangelicals and opposite gender friendships.

As a young adult in university, relationships are somewhat of a popular topic of discussion. What are the appropriate boundaries of relationships? What is biblical dating? Can Christians of opposite genders be close friends? And I must admit, I am weary and tired of how Evangelicals tend to treat relationships between people of opposite genders, […]

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The beauty of catholicity

As a protestant, the word “catholic” is not the first word I’d use to describe myself. Indeed, for many of us who do consider ourselves to be fairly conservative protestants, holders of the gospel of salvation by grace through faith alone (with some measure of asterisks around the word “alone”), the very word “catholic” might […]

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