Peter Burfeind
Peter Burfeind
Peter M. Burfeind

Peter M. Burfeind is the author of “Gnostic America: A Reading of Contemporary American Culture & Religion According to Christianity’s Oldest Heresy” and “A Year Crowned with Goodness” (coming November 2020). He is a pastor in southern Michigan, a regular conference speaker, and a frequent guest on “Issues, Etc.”

5 Reasons Conservatives Should Have Hope For The Future

We might be in an Obi-Wan Kenobi moment, wherein striking Trump down will make his movement more powerful than anyone can possibly imagine.

Why Jew Hatred Is Always A Hallmark Of The Totalitarian Left

The Judeo-Christian idea that language corresponds with reality, a feature of the classical liberal system, is for the left a bug that must be crushed by the totalitarian boot.

Why Black Lives Matter Only Empowers Racist White Leftists

Leftists are outing themselves as racists complicit in perpetuating systems of oppression. Maybe it’s time we started believing them.

How Our Age’s Melancholy Stems From Loving Ourselves Too Much

Today’s era of despair, ennui, and selfishness can find remedies within ageless wisdom that the church reformer Martin Luther offered to his depressed friend 500 years ago.

These 12 Men’s Abortion Stories Illustrate How Normalizing Evil Creates Monsters

The word ‘monster’ comes from the Latin for ‘to warn.’ The idea is that a monster suggests something amuck in the cosmic order.

Jordan Peterson Is The Head Pastor Of First Church YouTube

He is brain porn for Christians disenchanted with the institutional church, when they should be working on their real-life churches instead.

Why Leftism Can Never Truly Support The Concept Of Free Speech

As those on the radical Left screech their primal screams at those they perceive to be power-holders, to them it’s a jailbreak. And the First Amendment is the jail keeper.

Most Americans Don’t Care About Russia, And That’s A Sign Of Our Country’s Strength

Nope, I don’t care about Russia, you don’t either, and you know it. Hear that sound? It’s the sound of 300 million Americans blinking.

Why The Left Finds Wisdom In The Shrieks Of Parkland’s Traumatized Teens

Leftism’s cult of youth is coming out in glorious display by showcasing Stoneman Douglas High School students and their pending movement for severe gun control measures.

Is Dr. Jordan Peterson A Gateway Drug to Christianity, Or Just A Highbrow Joel Osteen?

Because of his understanding of rationalism and psychological emphasis, Jordan Peterson prepares the soul more for Gnostic spirituality than Christian orthodoxy.

How Roman Catholicism Can Get Protestantism Back To Its Reformation Roots

Protestant churches will claim a doctrinally correct view of justification, but what the doctrine means has no bearing on their worship practices. Not so with many Catholics.

5 Ways To Not Celebrate The Reformation’s Quincentenary This Year

In case you missed the memo, this October 31 is the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s nailing of the 95 Theses on the Wittenberg doors, beginning the Protestant Reformation.

10 Ways To Make Your Pastor’s Day This Pastor Appreciation Sunday

Because it’s not really a job, but a 24/7 calling, there are demands on pastors that people in regular jobs don’t experience.

Why The Word ‘Woke’ Encapsulates An Evil, Self-Defeating Ideology

Salvation occurs as the Gnostic awakens (ahem!) to the prison house he is in and breaks free (violently if need be) from his prison.

Here’s The Answer Rob Bell Won’t Give Aaron Rodgers About Salvation For People ‘In A Remote Rainforest’

Aaron Rodgers and other millennials who struggle with questions about the ‘remote jungle’ conundrum should rest easy. There is a biblical answer rooted in ancient church teaching.

How Vacation Bible School Drove Millennials Away From Church

As an outreach strategy, Vacation Bible School is usually a flop, but still the chorus echoes across the country: ‘At least we planted the seed.’

Why You Can Expect Increased Violence When The Left Is Out Of Power

Until we begin seeing each other as our flesh and blood neighbors with names and not through the archetypical lenses of media, the political violence will only heighten.

5 Reasons You Should Give Up Media For Lent

The beauty of liturgical piety such as observing Lent is how it formalizes and therefore externalizes perfect faith, keeping it always real and present.

Why The Left Will Never Stop Despairing Over Trump

Leftism has the characteristics of religious dogma, and so isn’t allowed by its first principles to fathom good other than through revolutionary, government action.

The West Began Its Decline When Artists Stopped Putting Halos on Jesus

If you’re surprised how we ended up in the philosophical rabbit hole we live in today, you haven’t been paying attention to the licentious parade of narcissistic art for the past 60 years.