Love Is the Law of His Kingdom
We are seeing a universal pursuit of equality, a yearning to eliminate all distinction based on birth or property and not on personal value, a strong push for independence and freedom. In church and state, in family and society, in vocation and business, each person wants to see their own rights defined, wants to cast their own vote, and wants to stand up for their own interests.
How Team Z Says ‘Yes’ to the Economy of Love
By Joseph Sunde
What does it mean to say “yes” to the family?
In Episode 2, we see a prime example through the Zwyghuizen family (otherwise known as “Team Z”). For Team Z, it means something as simple as loving, encouraging, and blessing each other each and every day — and not just a standalone family.
Common Grace: From the Ivory Tower to the Tractor Company
This post is excerpted from “Getting the trophies ready: serving God in the business world,” an essay which first appeared in the Journal of Markets and Morality Spring 2015 issue. In this essay, Mouw discusses three “Kuyperian spheres” of service: academia, business and the church.
A Pearl and a Leaven: The Twofold Call of the Gospel
This article is adapted from an essay in The Church’s Social Responsibility: Reflections on Evangelicalism and Social Justice, a new collection of writings from Christian’s Library Press.
Children Are a Gift to Civilization
By Joseph Sunde
With our newfound economic prosperity and the political liberalization of the West, we have transitioned into an era of hyper consumerism and choice. This brings all sorts of blessings, to be sure. But it also brings plenty of risks.
Whether we’re drawn by raw materialism or a more basic idolatry of choice, such distortions will be sure to diminish or disintegrate plenty, but the deleterious effects on the family and children are particularly pronounced.