More than half of Christian singles say it does not matter who the primary breadwinner in the household is, but a large majority still believe the man should be the economic provider. A Bible scholar and a bishop disagreed on whether or not the husband should provide for the household, but both used Scripture to argue for male leadership.
Deal of the Day
Gary Haugen and Victor Boutros. The Locust Effect. (TGC) Reviewed by Bethany Jenkins.
Nick Batzig. Pitfalls of Parachurch. (Reformed Forum)
I want to be as clear as possible at the outset. I, in no way, want this post to be received as a vitriolic rant against parachurch ministries. Rather, it is my hope that it will be received with pastoral sensitivity and concern. I actually have great appreciation for many parachurch ministries, and am personally involved with several different parachurch ministries.
Oral histories often paint a rosy picture of the moral fiber of previous generations, when divorce was unheard of, out of wedlock births rare, and Christian civilization kept societal immorality in check especially among a more virtuous elite.
When Facebook started, there was still a raging debate that pitted the “real world” against the “virtual world.” In the ensuing years, confidence in this simple dualism has eroded, with researchers, pundits, and bloggers alike recognizing that the relationship between the two is more fluid and dynamic.
Psalm 90.2 “Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God.”
“What are the heavens, the earth, the sea, but a sheet of riyal paper, written all over with the wisdom and the power of God?” Thomas Brooks
“…Genesis 1-2 presents God investing in and directing the natural order, not merely letting it evolve on its own according to principles that can be explained without appeal to a designing intelligence.” Douglas Groothuis. Christian Apologetics.