If a fundamentalist had written this, the Convergents </IRONY> would still be spanking him. But Tim Challies, who does not see any biblical prohibition against alcohol, offers a trenchant observation and some wise counsel.

What I saw as I read that post is the reality that this older generation sees the younger crowd as celebrating freedom by rubbing it in their face. They hear us saying, “We are liberated by grace; you are bound by law.” They are convinced that instead of respecting them and honoring them, we are sneering at them and looking down at them. Instead of using our freedom in love and respect, we are using our freedom carelessly and even spitefully.