Carl R. Trueman
For all her faults, the Church is ultimately the solution. Conforming her to the world can only be part of the problem.
Why most Anglican clergy now approve gay marriage — and what this means for the future of the church
It is neither pastoral nor caring to deny the moral significance of the sexed human body, nor to participate in the further demolition of an institution whose purpose is to provide children with a loving and stable environment.
As the fundamental question of what it means to be human is thrown into confusion, it is not just religious communities that feel threatened.
Despite this latest lunacy, I remain confident that the trans madness will come to an end, though sadly not without significant human carnage.
Do I believe in America? It is not an easy question to answer.
The original movie was controversial because it mocked the God-man, the central truth of the Christian faith. Now it is controversial because it mocks the man-god, the central truth of our contemporary world.
One of the hallmarks of the modern age has been the death of the sacred.
The conservatism that markets itself through soundbites and “hot takes” might work well as light entertainment on Twitter or YouTube, but it will really offer no deep diagnosis of our contemporary cultural problems.
The last few months of chaos over the issue of gay marriage seem finally to have done what decades of doctrinal indifferentism and even the advent of women priests failed to achieve: An Evangelical rebellion among the Church of England’s most committed evangelical congregations.
Only when we stop exchanging isolated Bible verses and set those verses within the broader framework of a truly Christian anthropology — one that takes embodiment, dependence and obligation seriously — will we avoid the tragic errors and sins that mark the Christian past.