The Latest from Highlands
We regularly post teaching and resources from Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr., Highlands Fellows, and others. All of our newest posts can be found right here. We hope they are a help to you and your family as you seek to build the kingdom of Christ.
Fatherhood is Difficult We all, I believe, operate under a wide range of unspoken equations. We like our lives marked by ease and peace. We dispatch, without thinking, anything that challenges our ease and peace. At least I do. One of my equations that lurks just beneath the surface is this: if a job is difficult, it’s not my job. Even more accurately, if it’s frightening, it must not be required of me. I have seven children. Each is dependent on me for their provision. I must not provoke them to wrath but must raise them in the nurture and. . . Read more »
Homosexual Agenda Craig James, former football star at SMU, and briefly an sportscaster with Fox Sports, is in court. After his convictions on the nature of marriage, the sin of sexual perversion became known to the network he was fired. And now he has filed a complaint with the Texas Workforce Commission, with help from the Liberty Institute. I share Mr. James’ convictions, without shame or apology. They are nothing more nor less than what the Bible affirms on the issues at hand. I am in turn frustrated and angry at the legal brutality of the homosexual lobby against people. . . Read more »
Life is seasons. We all live in the God-ordered context of seasons; cold to warm, hot to cool, fierce heat to fading light, falling snow to frolicking lambs and back again. We accept this. We even enjoy it. The transitions are assuring and sometimes exciting as the mid-season days grow long and tiresome. But are we as accepting of seasons in our own lives? Seasons of Plenty We do have plenty of examples from Scripture of how God orders the lives of His saints to encompass the mundane as well as the terrifying, the years of fat cows being. . . Read more »
Making Images Given that I haven’t seen it, one might think I hadn’t given it much thought. But I have. I could here take a stab at solving the immediate second commandment problem. Some argue that on its face, any movie that depicts Jesus is of necessity a violation of the second commandment which forbids making graven images. It’s a rather sticky wicket given the nuances of our understanding of the incarnation. God, for instance, is spirit. The body of Jesus, while most assuredly in union with God the Son, belongs properly to His human nature. But, an image of. . . Read more »