Monthly Archives: July 2014

A Common Sense Explanation of Why “Marriage Equality” Is a Misused Term

This video clip (3:30) is a “highlight reel” of a talk titled “What Is Marriage?” (55:57), followed by a Q&A session (36:11), in which 32-year-old PhD candidate (Notre Dame) Ryan T. Anderson explains in common-sense terms why “marriage equality” is … Continue reading

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Daily Miscellany for July 30, 2014

We’ve all seen surveys which tell of declining church attendance.  There are actually two very different kinds of people leaving the institutional church: those who do so following the broad way that leads to destruction (that is, matriculating back into … Continue reading

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“For the first time in 2,000 years, Mosul is devoid of Christians.”

Kirsten Powers reports in USA Today: Excerpt: Iraq’s Christians are begging the world for help. Is anybody listening? Since capturing the country’s second largest city of Mosul in early June, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has ordered … Continue reading

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Eric Metaxas and Al Mohler Shame Evangelicals for Being Soft on Divorce

In this short essay (available also in audio), Eric Metaxas, with the prompting of Al Mohler,  unequivocally condemns divorce and chastises fellow evangelicals for being slow to do the same. One of the reasons that evangelical resistance to “same-sex marriage” … Continue reading

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Now, there are more Internet searches originating from China for “Christian congregation” than for “Communist Party.” – Al Mohler

Now, there are more Internet searches originating from China for “Christian congregation” than for “Communist Party.”  –  Albert Mohler

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Daily Miscellany for July 29, 2014

The New Testament records what happened when God visited the earth.  The way He did it was surprising (no grand entrance), and the way we reacted was surprising (no cordial welcome).  We should try to learn what we can from … Continue reading

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“The evangelical birthrate in the year 2010 is about half of what it was in 1960.” – Al Mohler

Here’s a little more context for the quote in the title, with the key part in bold: You know one of the realities we’re facing right now is that people are looking at the number of young people in church … Continue reading

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Another New Bible

Here’s another new reader-oriented Bible:  ESV Reader’s Bible | Bibles | Crossway.  [August 15, 2015 – Crossway is no longer supporting this page, but if you go to www.crossway.org  and search you will probably be able to find this version. It’s … Continue reading

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A New Kind of Bible

This post is about the new Bible, designed for easier reading, and that comes in four volumes.  Interesting. What the Success of Bibliotheca Tells Us About the Future of Publishing.

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Daily Miscellany for July 27, 2014

We are recovering the faith of the apostles.  That is, we are seeking in the Scriptures the faith which the apostles preached and practiced that we might practice it…and then preach it. #####  The New Testament Gospels tell of the … Continue reading

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