What the HEK? Abortion and Vaccine Hesitancy

What the HEK? Abortion and Vaccine Hesitancy

I recently received a stirring lecture from a pharmacist who learned that I had been for my first COVID-19 vaccination. Strongly arguing the benefits of Ivermectin, he simply could not fathom why I would permit toxic substances to be injected into my body. (I had...
The Ant and the Tapeworm

The Ant and the Tapeworm

Someone, possibly Charles Spurgeon, once said that there is a sermon in every flower. That is, if we pay close enough attention to nature, we can often find illustrations of biblical truth. Some illustrations are stranger than others—like the Temnothorax ant and the...
Let’s do better: Reflections on stirring the Byrd’s nest

Let’s do better: Reflections on stirring the Byrd’s nest

If you interact on social media in Reformed circles, you are probably aware of the recent furore surrounding Aimee Byrd’s most recent book, Recovering from Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. The title is provocative, no doubt, and has led to a series of unfortunate...
The seven sayings: Security

The seven sayings: Security

Every year, the Human Development Report Office for the United Nations Development Programme releases a report focusing on a particular area of human development. In 1994, the report focused on human security and identified seven key areas associated with human...
The seven sayings: Victory

The seven sayings: Victory

We tend to place a great deal of value in last words. Perhaps you can still vividly recall the last thing a loved one said to you before they died. Perhaps you have been inspired by the last words of a public figure. Sometimes, last words display confidence and...
The seven sayings: Suffering

The seven sayings: Suffering

A recent CNN news clip showed reporter Gary Tuchman outside an Ohio megachurch, where vehicles were streaming out of the parking lot. One woman stopped her car and rolled down her window to speak to him. “Can I ask you about your decision to go to church, to be inside...