ScribblePreach Awards 04.22.2017

From the Pub: Our Ally and Enemy “It is no use either saying that if there is a God of that sort – and impersonal absolute goodness – then you do not like Him and are not going to bother about Him. For the trouble is that one part of you is on His side […]

ScribblePreach Awards 04.08.2017

From the Pub: Learning to Ride “To shrink back from all that can be called Nature into negative spirituality is as if we ran away from horses instead of learning to ride. There is in our present pilgrim condition plenty of room (more room than most of us like) for abstinence and renunciation and mortifying […]

ScribblePreach Awards 04.01.17

Hello All, ScribblePreach has been out of commission for the last two weeks, as Brenna and I have explored a potential call to a Reformed University Fellowship opportunity. I’m back today, obviously, with three weeks of curated gold, just for you. But if you would lift my family up and prayer as we discern, and […]

ScribblePreach Awards 03.11.17

From the Pub: Where Reason Directs Us Elsewhere “The Christian statement that only He who does the will of the Father will ever know the true doctrine is philosophically accurate. Imagination may help a little; but in the moral life, and (still more) in the devotional life we touch something concrete which will at once […]

ScribblePreach Awards 03.04.17

From the Pub: The Limitations of Science If a man were to say that science stands for barbarism and religion for civilization, he would in these days be accused of a mere trick of topsy-turveydom. Yet there is one sense, at least, in which this is unquestionably true. The generalizations which science makes true or […]

The ScribblePreach Awards 02.25.17

From the Pub: Not Naked But Reclothed For all the accusations that Lewis is a Christian Platonist, here, I think, is a poignant refutation of Plato’s ultimate claims: “Our own situation is much like that of the erudite limpets. Great prophets and saints have an intuition of God which is positive and concrete in the […]

ScribblePreach Awards 02.18.17

From the Pub: Modernity and the Institution of the Family “The man who lives in a small community lives in a much larger world. He knows much more of the fierce varieties and uncompromising divergences of men. The reason is obvious. In a large community we can choose our companions. In a small community our […]

ScribblePreach Awards 02.11.17

From the Pub: A Collection of Favorite Audio Quotes from Lord of the Rings “And he that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.” – GANDALF Kindle Deal of the Week: Berkhof’s Systematic Theology Berkhof’s classic systematic theology for…wait, no. That can’t be right. 99 CENTS. Great on […]