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Category: Imago Dei

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How John Calvin Changed the Smelliest City of Europe

John Calvin was one of the Protestant reformers In the early 1500’s, Geneva was called “the smelliest city of Europe.” The walls of the city were in disrepair, the people were poor, and families were falling apart. The condition of the church was deplorable. Proof? Priests operated houses of prostitution. The people

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Living Courageously in the Truth

Over the summer, I wrote a series of posts on how western culture has increasingly become dominated by highly distorted and deeply destructive narratives. Increasingly, these sobering words from the prophet Jeremiah describe our situation: “Everyone deceives his neighbor, and no one speaks the truth; they have taught their tongue

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Modesty: A Lost Virtue We Need to Reclaim

Is this what modesty means? Recently a Ghanaian friend wrote to me about the changing standard of decency in West Africa. Two beautiful young women–an actress and a beauty pageant winner–stirred debate among Ghanaians by the way they dressed for a music-awards event. Their dresses, according to some, were “revealing,” “indecent,” “daring,”

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The “Caitlyn Jenner” Surgery Won’t Change Your Sex

Maybe you’ve seen the reports that—is it Bruce or Caitlyn Jenner—is regretting that famous surgery. (Maybe that’s true, maybe not.) To the degree we are shaped by a biblical worldview, such regret would come as no surprise. When we depart from God’s order, we suffer. More on that metaphysical observation

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