Monthly Archives: February 2014

The News Media Is AWOL on Issues of Truth

Denny Burk says: The media’s reporting on the Arizona bill regarding religious freedom has been nothing short of Orwellian. As I wrote yesterday, the debate about the bill has been far more depressing than the actual defeat of the bill. … Continue reading

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Christianity Today Reviews the Movie “Son of God”

Christianity Today shows little enthusiasm for this production, but does say this: To the extent that the script is at all an exegesis, producer Mark Burnett has repeatedly said he wanted The Bible miniseries to be first and foremost a … Continue reading

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Where and How Kirsten Powers Is Misrepresenting the Christian Position on “Same-Sex Marriage”

A few months ago, political pundit and columnist Kirsten Powers wrote about her conversion to Christianity in a first-person Christianity Today article.  She began with this sentence: Just seven years ago, if someone had told me that I’d be writing … Continue reading

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Applying Biblical Logic to the Bake a Cake Controversy – Justin Taylor and Joe Carter

Justin Taylor gives a helpful summary of Joe Carter’s views on the recent public debate on public policy regarding vendors being required to serve at “gay marriage” ceremonies, most recently stoked by Kirsten Powers and Jonathan Merritt. (2 min read; … Continue reading

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Which Weddings Should Businesses Be Forced to Serve?

There’s been a lot of debate the last few months and especially the last few days about whether or not caterers, photographers, and florists ought to be required to serve homosexual weddings.  It’s a sign of how far off the … Continue reading

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Parenthood is “the last binding obligation in a culture that asks for almost no other permanent commitments at all”

“[P]arenthood is ‘the last binding obligation in a culture that asks for almost no other permanent commitments at all.’” Source:  Parental Pity Party – NYTimes.com. HT Twitter: @mattklewis

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Thomas Sowell on “Don’t Ask; Don’t Tell”

“I am so old that I can remember when sex was private. ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ applied to everybody.”  –  Thomas Sowell

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What sort of lasting effect do you want to have on the world?

Imagine yourself at the end of your life. What sort of legacy will you leave? Describe the lasting effect you want to have on the world, after you’re gone. The same sort of effect – even if it could never … Continue reading

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119 words from Nancy Pearcey on teaching faith to children

Excerpt: A study in Britain found that non-religious parents have a near 100 percent chance of passing on their views to their children, whereas religious parents have only about a 50/50 chance of passing on their views. via Teaching young … Continue reading

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Privatizing Marriage? by Amy Hall at Stand to Reason

via Privatize Marriage? at the Stand to Reason blog. Amy begins: Should the government “get out of the marriage business”? Jennifer Roback Morse explains the public function of marriage in “Privatizing Marriage Is Impossible” In this post, Amy is presenting … Continue reading

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