Month: July 2021

On Whether Football is Coming Home

In which the Angelic Doctor considers whether or not football is coming home. (Credit for this idea to Joshua Heavin.) Article 1: Whether football is coming home? Objection 1: Nature teaches us that all living things are possessed of roots...

/ July 12, 2021

An Unresolved and Perilous Ambiguity

Recently, the 48th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America convened in St. Louis, Missouri. While much important business was conducted in the span of a few days, considerable attention was directed to the issue of ordination standards, particularly...

/ July 12, 2021
Mere Fidelity


Is gossip always bad? Are you sure about that? Inspired by a recent cover story of Christianity Today Derek, Alastair, and Matt take up the topic of gossip in the church. They explore the topic from Biblical, personal, and organizational...

/ July 5, 2021

Mary’s Visitation in the Present Tense

For the church in the West, July 2nd has traditionally marked the church’s remembrance of the Visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth. Both were with child under fearful and threatening circumstances. And in Elizabeth’s womb John the Baptist leaped...

/ July 2, 2021