James 4:4 (CSB) says: “Don’t you know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God?” Let’s think about that much-neglected passage for a moment. First, “friendship with the world” means just thoughtlessly approving and going along with the values of the society around us. Second, James teaches that when we do that, we are … Continue reading Drinking Culture’s Kool-Aid?
When I was learning how to drive a car, the instructor didn’t just teach me what was in the driver’s manual. He taught me other tips too. One of those tips was to go “with the speed of traffic.” ‘When you’re driving on the highway,' he explained, ‘and everyone is going a bit faster than … Continue reading Even if everyone is doing it