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The Cultural Mandate: Two Hendiadyses

The Reformed Tradition has long referred to Genesis 1:28 as the “Cultural Mandate” (cf. Francis Shaefer and Abraham Kuyper). Culture, defined by Ken Myers, is “what human beings make of the world – in both senses” — as humans create and interpret they are making culture. This “cultural mandate” is given it’s shape in Genesis…

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How to Discern God’s Will and Make Decisions

As humans we are constantly making decisions — paper or plastic, tea or coffee, follow or lead, shoes or sandals, In-N-Out or Chipotle, and ‘should I be an engineer or an artist’? Obviously some decision are easier to make than others and just about every decision carries a different amount of ‘weight.’ Below is the…

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“Free Grace” Theology? 5 Concerns

“Free Grace” is a term that refers to a theological position held by a number of evangelicals that someone can have Jesus as savior without having him as their Lord. They argue that turning from sin is not a necessary component of conversion and assert genuine faith does not necessarily lead to good works. This…

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