Month: December 2016

Abuse, Patriarchy and Korean Paternalism

“If the Father is authoritative and the Son subordinate, and if these attributes should define the way we live in the church and in our families, it's no wonder that some will turn to abuse in order to ensure obedience....

/ December 30, 2016

I’m Leaving Social Media…For Now

One Reformed Margins contributor explains why he's stepping away from social media. For a time.

/ December 28, 2016

The Birth of the Warrior King

The joyful celebrations of Christmas jar against horrifying images in the news. Yet Jesus the Warrior King comes to establish his kingdom in the face of the kingdom of darkness.

/ December 23, 2016

Advent and the Nature of Time and Space

If you are serious about your Christian identity, having a Liturgical calendar that you faithfully abide by, especially in a world that constantly bombards you with advertisements and identity politics, is especially helpful. In other words, consistently observing things like...

/ December 22, 2016

This Time… I will Praise the LORD

Even if we didn't praise the LORD last time, and even if we know that we will likely not praise the LORD next time, let us resolve to praise the LORD this time.

/ December 20, 2016

The Problem with Our Past and Future Gospel

We need the good news of the present.

/ December 14, 2016

Good News for My Children

Faith Chang encourages parents to trust in the sovereignty of God while they do the joyous and difficult task of raising their children.

/ December 8, 2016

Judgment, Worth, & the Humans of New York

What does God think of human worth? What does he feel when he looks at the humans of New York?

/ December 6, 2016

Self-pity and the Betrayal of God

Self-pity is a sure sin, but how can we bring to God what our hearts are not yet convicted of? God shows us through the Prophet Jonah.

/ December 1, 2016