Friday Five: 4

Jack, the Giant, and the Indigestible Bean: A Fable

By C.R. Wiley. This is a story about modern giants.

Is Choosing To Stay At Home Sustainable For Women?

Luma Simms discusses the circumstances of stay-at-home moms.

Remembering the Reformation

By Carl Trueman. Why do evangelicals love Luther so much, when he would have repudiated much of their theology? Are evangelicals celebrating a Luther made in their own image?

Congress May Lower Taxes on Drinks

From Kevin Kosar. Speaking of Luther… Do you know what kind of hurdles producers of beer, wine, and other alcoholic drinks have to clear? They’re ridiculous. Rolling back these stupid regulations would help small, local vintners and brewers be profitable while pursuing their craft.

Civil Righteousness and the Gospel in the American Church

By James Rogers. As beneficial as the Church can be in promoting civil righteousness, She ought not forget that Her mission is not propping up any particular political regime.

Friday Five: 1

Every Friday I am going to share five links to pieces I’ve read during the week. The sole criterion is that I want to share the piece. (I know, I need to lower my standards.) Please share your thoughts in the comment section.

The Moral Structure of Pedophilia

This one’s by Anthony Esolen. It’s a sobering comparison of pedophilia and divorce. If you read only one of these items, let it be this one.

A Room for the Family

By John Cuddeback. Consider reading the whole series of which this is a part.

An Abomination of Desolation

By Rod Dreher. Scientists continue their effort to blot out humanity.

Regarding Nebraska

From Jake Meador, on home and history.

The Monster We Created: Councils, Brand Names, and Celebrites

A piece by Rev. Kyle Borg. Though it’s been a problem for a long while, the recent debates over Trinitarian orthodoxy and ESS/ERAS have brought to the fore the issues with an over-reaching parachurch.