C.O.N.S.E.R.V.E.: A Conservative Political Philosophy

“Conservatives respect the wisdom of their ancestors…; they are dubious of wholesale alteration.” Russell Kirk in The Conservative Mind The conservatism I am here representing and promoting is what is sometimes called traditional or classical conservatism in contrast to today’s neo-conservatism. The former is especially rooted in Edmund Burke (1729-1797), but has been resolutely borne…

An Imperfect Reflection of the Ideal Husband

It may seem to many that any discussion of “the ideal husband” is a waste of ink or pixels on a screen.  It is certainly a waste of time, they may opine.  After all, men are imperfect creatures – yes, creature is a fitting word for them – and so what purpose is there to…

The Gospel: God, Man, Christ, Response (A Tract)

God & CreationThere is one true God who is the holy, just, and good Creator of all things.  We were made to glorify Him and to enjoy Him forever. “Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; mercy and truth go before Your face.” – Psalm 89:14 “You are worthy, O Lord, to receive…

The Gospel: What Is It? (A Tract)

Gospel means “good news,” and it is the good news of God’s mighty work in bringing about peace with sinners in and through Jesus Christ. Although God made all things good (Genesis 1:31), the goodness of God’s creation was corrupted by the entrance of sin through our first parents, Adam and Eve. Since Adam served…

The Sinful Propensities of the Sexes

Your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you. Genesis 3:16b (NKJV) Adam and Eve just transgressed God’s law, thereby bringing guilt and shame upon themselves, and resulting in a separation from God. God is here pronouncing curses upon them as a result of their sin, but our focus is specifically…

The Trinitarian Nature of the Christian Faith and Life

A Doctrinal Overview Christianity is, at its core, Trinitarian in nature.  In other words, the doctrine of the Trinity is central to the Christian faith and life.  Remove the Trinity and you remove the beating heart from the body that is the Church. So, briefly stated, what is the doctrine of the Trinity?  The doctrine…

The Anatomy of Temptation: Genesis 3:1-8

Text: Now the serpent was more cunning than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. And he said to the woman, “Has God indeed said, ‘You shall not eat of every tree of the garden’?” 2 And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat the fruit of the trees of the garden; 3 but of the fruit…

The Trinitarian Nature of Ante-Nicene Writings

The following is a brief selection of the Ante-Nicene (before Nicaea) testimony to this fundamental doctrine of the Christian faith, thus demonstrating that the doctrine of the Trinity is not a later invention of the Church at the Council of Nicaea (A.D. 325), as is frequently asserted by various internet apologists.  While the formal articulation…

The Glory of Christ: Prophet, Priest & King

The three-fold office of Christ (which is from the Greek, meaning Messiah, or “Anointed One”) has to do with the work of Christ for the redemption of His people. These are known as the Messianic offices, as these offices are associated with the prophesied and pre-figured Messiah in the Old Testament, which Jesus has fulfilled….

To Abolish the Family is to Abolish Society

Sophie Lewis of Open Democracy, a far-left organization, recently posted an article entitled, “The coronavirus crisis shows it’s time to abolish the family”. After you’re done furrowing your brow, wondering why the heck anyone would think the family needs to be abolished, read on. First off, yes, this is a real article and the author…

A Concise Theology of Government: Its Institution, Purpose & Law

What follows is by no means an exhaustive treatment of a political philosophy of government, nor does it contain a comparative approach to government.  Instead, what follows is the laying of a foundation and framework for the guidance of further study and structure of thought.  The content of this article is structured on Romans 13:1-10,…