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I am a postmillennialist. This means that I have hope in the progress of the gospel, the salvation of the nations, and the advance of righteous culture. But in recent years I have been challenged by many Christians (even a few postmillennialists!) with the anguished question: “How can you be a postmillennialist in an Obama […]

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THE SALT AND LIGHT COMPANY

Guest —  June 12, 2012 — 1 Comment

World Magazine — Janie B. Cheaney If I’m supposed to be the light of the world, why do I feel like a dim bulb? If I’m supposed to be the salt of the earth, why do I taste like cream of wheat? Since the 1970s Christians have been deploring the state of the culture and […]

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Dispensationalists often speak of culturally-concerned postmillennialism as entailing a misguided primary focus for the Church.  This is due to their radical misunderstanding not only of the nature of the kingdom, but the postmillennial view of the essential focus of the gospel and the wide-reaching nature of redemption. They claim our “view of dominion is misdirected.  Only […]

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Religion News Service — When her 91-year-old aunt passed away in 2010, Diane DiResta videotaped the eulogies to create a record of the moving words spoken. She wasn’t ready to talk about her aunt at the service, so she used an online tool for publishing audio to record her thoughts, then e-mailed the audio file […]

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Postmillennialism is an important element in a holistic theology and a full-orbed Christian worldview. In such a worldview that is seriously committed to Scripture, postmillennialism promotes cultural endeavors to the glory of God. Thus, postmillennialism has real world implications. It does not offer hope only in the spiritual realm or in eternity, but here and […]

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Postmillennialists are strongly committed to the cultural mandate. We believe God calls his people to engage all areas of human culture in seeking to glorify God. This includes the visual arts. In the last three articles I gave a brief defense of artistic representations of Christ. In this second-to-last article I will interact with two […]

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New York Times — When I listen to President Obama speak to and about women, he sometimes sounds too paternalistic for my taste. In numerous appearances over the years — most recently at the Barnard graduation — he has made reference to how women are smarter than men. It’s all so tired, the kind of […]

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