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by Justin Thomas - 6 months ago

A Paradigm for Christian Education

The current crisis of the evangelical church in America is being called a “massive discipleship failure caused by a massive catechesis failure.”1 The ideologies of our age have grown more magnetic and are both infiltrating and fragmenting the church. Even where such destruction is avoided, we no longer have sufficient common ground with our neighbors to enjoy the passive formational benefits of a Judeo-...

by Justin Thomas - 7 months ago

A Dangerous Liturgy: How Pornography Deforms Us

When we think about the effects of pornography, we generally stop once we’ve defined it as morally wrong. We rarely take time to think about how engaging with pornography changes us, and what kind of a person it makes us into. This is not just to say that pornography is bad for you; it is to say that engaging with pornography forms you, or more accurately, deforms you. Pornography is a dangerous liturgy. ...