Timothy Padgett

Originally from Nashville, TN Timothy Padgett studied at Covenant Seminary in St Louis where he worked at the Francis Schaeffer Institute. He and his wife, Emmalee, and their two boys now live in Chicago where he is a doctoral student at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

Politics and Perspective: Possible paths and perils


You’re a reasonable person. When it comes to politics, while you do tend to vote for one party more than others, you don’t think…

C. S. Lewis: Translator for the Post-Whatever Age

Culture / Faith

A difficult task has recently become much, much harder. Every Christian knows that Jesus’ ‘Great Commission’ gave marching orders to his church to go…

Heroine Addiction: Jane Austen’s Sinful Character


Sometime ago, when apparently there was nothing worthwhile to be seen, I watched a sketch comedy show which poked fun at the sorts of…

Media Bias and Nurturing Wisdom

Community / Discernment / Maturity and Flourishing / Spirituality

In his landmark film series, How Should We Then Live? Francis Schaeffer presented his audience with a frightening image of the manipulative power of…