Category Archives: Imago Dei

We Can Rebel But We Can’t Escape the Consequences of Rebellion

“God gave them over,” Romans 1:24. “God gave them over,” Romans 1:26. “God gave them over,” Romans 1:28. I have read the apostle Paul’s words hundreds of times over the years. I have studied and taught from Romans 1. But … Continue reading

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Without Structure There’s No Art

Francis Schaeffer’s book, The God Who is There, introduced me to the intersection of Christianity and the arts. He wrote about the influence of art in Western society, a theme further developed in his later book, Art and the Bible: What is the … Continue reading

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“RELIGION is Vital to Democracy” says the Marxist!

Did you hear the one about the Marxist who praised religion? Sometimes truth issues from a most unlikely source. Melchizedek, king of Salem, appears as if from nowhere to bless Abraham, patriarch of God’s covenant people (Genesis 14). Balaam, who … Continue reading

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Another Story of Christianity Blessing China

Given the reality of Christianity blessing China, the country’s leaders would do well to give greater freedoms to their Christian churches. A recent study indicates that such freedoms would benefit the country as a whole, in real economic terms. Loosening the … Continue reading

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What Wisdom Has to Do with Wealth

We wrote recently about the implications of wisdom in human life as an attribute from the creation. Wisdom is the framework for humans to flourish as God intended. It’s not hard to see wisdom vs. folly played out in simple economics. … Continue reading

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The Maternal Dignity of a Pregnant Mom

When Darrow taught in Paraguay recently, Eduardo Gallegos Krause was in attendance. After he heard Darrow’s message about God’s maternal heart, Eduardo wrote the following reflection about his and his wife’s experience of conceiving and bearing a child.  We are happy to … Continue reading

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“Disabled”: An Unhelpful Misnomer for Imago Dei Humans

I recently received a letter from a friend in Brazil who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis. I have a M.S diagnosis for almost 16 years, I´m in contact with many people with all kind of disabilities. Jesus healed many people but now … Continue reading

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Sex Selective Abortion: Femicide Emerges in the USA

Sex selective abortion reminds us that every vacuum of virtue is filled with evil. In the US, because we have failed to support the dignity of human life from conception to natural death, we are witnessing an increase of evil. In … Continue reading

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The Exorbitant Price of Our New Sexual Norms

The revival of pagan culture has restored pagan sexuality as the sexual norm. Damon Linker, Senior Correspondent at the Week magazine, recently wrote an article titled “What Religious Traditionalists Can Teach Us About Sex.” He lays the blame for the … Continue reading

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Is the Culture War All About Sex?

“The culture war isn’t really about culture, and it never has been. It’s about sex.” That’s Damon Linker’s provocative claim in his article, “What religious traditionalists can teach us about sex.” Linker’s statement caught my attention. My initial reaction was Yes! … Continue reading

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