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Planned Parenthood and America’s Two Moralities

“The depravity of these tactics and the invasion — the willingness of this group to invade the most personal, private...

Planned Parenthood and America’s Two Moralities
posted on: Aug 5, 2015 | author: Alan Burrow

What you need to know about the bill to defund Planned Parenthood

It really should be called the Women’s Affordable Healthcare Act, for all it does is shift the yearly...

What you need to know about the bill to defund Planned Parenthood
posted on: Aug 3, 2015 | author: Alan Burrow

Follow your inkstincts, Brad.

Brad Pitt: I don’t want my daughters to get tattoos. Follow your inkstincts, Brad. The issue is not the...

Follow your inkstincts, Brad.
posted on: Dec 11, 2014 | author: Alan Burrow

The First Step in Finding God’s Will

If you aren’t primarily interested in doing God’s will, you can be assured you will never find it. It is a universal...

The First Step in Finding God’s Will
posted on: Nov 13, 2014 | author: Alan Burrow

Obamacare—it’s about control, stupid!

If you want to understand progressive politics, you need to read Noam Scheiber’s article, How Obamacare...

Obamacare—it’s about control, stupid!
posted on: Jan 21, 2014 | author: Alan Burrow

Grabbing the Duck by the Horns

From the time Jesus walked the earth, he has used controversy to force his disciples to grow up (Mat 16.13-15). He...

Grabbing the Duck by the Horns
posted on: Jan 9, 2014 | author: Alan Burrow

In Defense of Plain Speech

Phil Robertson was already well known as the patriarch of the popular Duck Dynasty clan, but after his interview with...

In Defense of Plain Speech
posted on: Jan 2, 2014 | author: Alan Burrow

Rand Paul wants Chief Justice Roberts sitting at the Obamacare table.

There is a rough sense of justice that says that bad cooks ought to eat their own cooking. And with that, God agrees...

Rand Paul wants Chief Justice Roberts sitting at the Obamacare table.
posted on: Sep 23, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

The heart of the crisis of our times.

“At the heart of the crisis of our times lies the cold belief of millions, avowed or unavowed, that the death...

The heart of the crisis of our times.
posted on: Jul 22, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

“Give me liberty or give me death.”

America has always been about freedom. But then, so has every tyrant. Has there been a tyrant in the history of the...

“Give me liberty or give me death.”
posted on: Jul 4, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

From one of the best books you’ve never read . . .

Witness by Whittaker Chambers: My son was about two years old when I carried him to the car where his five-year old...

From one of the best books you’ve never read . . .
posted on: Jul 3, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

Scalia nails it.

“Some might conclude that this loaf could have used awhile longer in the oven. But that would be wrong; it is...

Scalia nails it.
posted on: Jun 26, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

What is Calvinism really about?

I recently began reading for the first time (shame!) Abraham Kuyper’s classic Lectures on Calvinism which he gave at...

What is Calvinism really about?
posted on: Jun 19, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

Powerful! LA Senator Elbert Guillory speaks the truth.

This is powerful, both because it is true and because Guillory knows he is going to pay a price for saying it but...

Powerful! LA Senator Elbert Guillory speaks the truth.
posted on: Jun 18, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

Love: The Point of 1Corinthians.

This is the second in a series on Christian love. You can read the first post here: The Endless Quest for Love. Love...

posted on: May 22, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

What is the biblical purpose of the church?

I have been giving a fair amount of thought recently to the question of how to express in a single sentence the...

posted on: May 13, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

Modern America and Ancient Rome

Like ancient Rome, modern American is increasingly worshiping her own genius and preaching her own gospel. American...

Modern America and Ancient Rome
posted on: May 8, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

“Trajectory: Easter Tunnel”

My daughter, Gwen, celebrates in this poem a wonderful but often unrecognized truth about Easter: resurrection is not...

“Trajectory: Easter Tunnel”
posted on: Mar 30, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

Amazing! Your kids will love this!

The Mystery of Prince Rupert’s Drop Share and...

Amazing! Your kids will love this!
posted on: Mar 26, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

John Roberts, the Man Who Would Be Chief

Following Chief Justice John Roberts’ opinion upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (“Obama...

John Roberts, the Man Who Would Be Chief
posted on: Mar 25, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

Highlights du jour – Mar 25

* Gay marriage takes center stage at the Supreme Court this week as two cases will be argued, one on Tuesday and the...

posted on: Mar 25, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

The Endless Quest for Love

If there is anything the world is convinced of, it is that happiness depends on loving and being loved. If there is...

The Endless Quest for Love
posted on: Mar 7, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

Leithart’s thoughts after the Wilson-Sullivan gay marriage debate.

“Perhaps Christians are called to do no more than speak the truth without worrying about persuasiveness....

Leithart’s thoughts after the Wilson-Sullivan gay marriage debate.
posted on: Mar 4, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

More golf for the President (and Congress)!

The press is in a tizzy about President Obama’s private (as in press free) golf outing with Tiger Woods Saturday at...

More golf for the President (and Congress)!
posted on: Feb 18, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

How do you like living under a different lord?

Christians in America long ago restricted the lordship of Christ to a shrunken area called “spiritual...

How do you like living under a different lord?
posted on: Feb 18, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

The Constitution, Dead or Alive?

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia caused a commotion recently when he said he tells visiting school children that...

The Constitution, Dead or Alive?
posted on: Feb 5, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

Richard III and The Daughter of Time

Today’s headlines trumpeting the remarkable discovery of Richard III’s remains gives me an excuse to...

Richard III and The Daughter of Time
posted on: Feb 4, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

Eyes to see and ears to hear.

Jesus used this terminology often. (Mat 11.15; 13.9, 43; Mark 4.9, 23; 7.16; Luke 8.8; 14.35.) When he did so, he...

Eyes to see and ears to hear.
posted on: Jan 30, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

Fervency!

“Remember, it is the remark of old and experienced men, that very few men, and very few ministers, keep up to...

Fervency!
posted on: Jan 26, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

Men and Women, Shovels and Spoons

Shovels and spoons look similar and can do a lot of the same things. Most shovels are bigger and stronger than most...

Men and Women, Shovels and Spoons
posted on: Jan 24, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

What is Roe v. Wade?

On the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, most young people think it is a discussion of the merits of traversing water...

What is Roe v. Wade?
posted on: Jan 19, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

Cutting through crime statistics.

Here is a very interesting video on crime statistics and their use by politicians and media in the current frenzy...

Cutting through crime statistics.
posted on: Jan 5, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

My favorite “Wayfaring Stranger”

Of all the versions I have heard of “Wayfaring Stranger,” this is my favorite. This is Tennessee Ernie...

My favorite “Wayfaring Stranger”
posted on: Jan 1, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

Embracing God’s sovereignty

Do you believe the promise of Romans 8.28, that God works all things together for good to those who love Him? If so,...

Embracing God’s sovereignty
posted on: Dec 21, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Sometimes it takes a tragedy to know what we know.

Thoughts on the Sandy Hook Elementary School slaughter. “He has put eternity in their hearts . . . .”...

Sometimes it takes a tragedy to know what we know.
posted on: Dec 18, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

A Christian Reassessment

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 The election is over, and the political reassessments are well under way. They will...

A Christian Reassessment
posted on: Dec 14, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

When man is small and God is big . . .

“When man is small and God is big, man is free. When God is small and man is big, tyranny is on its way.”...

When man is small and God is big . . .
posted on: Dec 5, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Heaven and Hell

Entrance to heaven or hell is not a departure from the path you have been on but an arrival at the destination toward...

Heaven and Hell
posted on: Nov 28, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Hell and freedom.

We like to believe our choices are significant and even to say that they have consequences, which is another way of...

Hell and freedom.
posted on: Nov 21, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Here’s our problem!

You think it’s the politicians? It’s the people who vote for them! The funniest, and saddest, thing about...

Here’s our problem!
posted on: Oct 23, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

False ideas

False ideas are the greatest obstacles to the reception of the gospel.  We may preach with all the fervor of a...

False ideas
posted on: Oct 19, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Jargon, not argument.

Screwtape to Wormwood: Your man has been accustomed, ever since he was a boy, to having a dozen incompatible...

Jargon, not argument.
posted on: Oct 16, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

The nature of unbelief.

I had motive for not wanting the world to have a meaning; consequently I assumed that it had none, and was able...

The nature of unbelief.
posted on: Sep 28, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

The psychology of Washington, D.C.

Walter Williams, Professor of Economics at George Mason University and popular commentator, published an...

The psychology of Washington, D.C.
posted on: May 29, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

“When the people find they can vote themselves money . . .”

“When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.” ...

“When the people find they can vote themselves money . . .”
posted on: May 29, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Prayer for the Kingdom

This beautiful prayer was offered by Casey Christopher during worship today: Great God Almighty and Father in Heaven,...

Prayer for the Kingdom
posted on: May 13, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Forgiveness

At Growth Group Wednesday night, we got into an interesting discussion on what it means to forgive. One of the things...

Forgiveness
posted on: May 11, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Lord’s Day prayer

We extol you, O God our Father, For you have lifted us up and have not let our enemies rejoice over us.  We cried to...

posted on: Apr 21, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Best Little Golf Video

This is one of the best little golf videos you will see. If you aren’t into golf, enjoy the music. If you are...

Best Little Golf Video
posted on: Mar 16, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

What makes righteous judgement righteous?

Jesus said, “My judgment is righteous, because I do not seek my own will but the will of the Father who sent...

What makes righteous judgement righteous?
posted on: Mar 13, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

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