Monthly Archives: November 2014

Why Is the World So Selective in Its Outrage?

In the post linked below, Matt Walsh addresses the Bill Cosby issue and points out a double standard at work. Why is the world so arbitrary about who and what it chooses to condemn? Why do media “lynch mobs” so … Continue reading

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Samuel James versus Matthew Vines

Samuel James has written clearly and substantively (see the link at the bottom of this post) about the issues at stake in Matthew Vines’ campaign to convince people that homosexuality and so-called same-sex marriage are compatible with biblical Christianity. (I … Continue reading

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At 30, a woman learns that her mother was raped by her father…and she was that child

Abortion is often defended by references to incest (even though a very small percentage of abortions actually involve incest).  Yet even in the case of incest, abortion cannot be easily defended.  Consider, for example, this woman who, though she hates … Continue reading

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Reconnecting an Unbound Generation by Rachel Sheffield of Public Discourse

This article describes how acceptance of the birth control pill in 1960 has undermined, and continues to undermine, marriage.  The article is descriptive rather than prescriptive, but the first step to solving the problem is to describe it and understand … Continue reading

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Andrew Wilson Presents The Case for Idolatry

Andrew Wilson of the UK brilliantly demonstrates the absurdity of the argument that God condones homosexuality, so-called “same-sex marriage,” or any form of sex outside of lifelong marriage between one man and one woman.  (So sad that we live in an … Continue reading

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William Lane Craig on Those Who Abandon Faith for “Intellectual” Reasons

I firmly believe, and I think the Bizarro-testimonies of those who have lost their faith and apostatized bears out, that moral and spiritual lapses are the principal cause for failure to persevere rather than intellectual doubts. But intellectual doubts become … Continue reading

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Beware of Trusting in a Political Salvation

America’s mid-term elections were held yesterday and the Republicans did well.  That’s better news for Christians than the alternative, but that doesn’t mean that being a Christian and being a Republican are the same thing – not by a long … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Al Mohler

You recently took issue with John Shore’s piece in Time magazine in which he proposed “a Christianity without hell.”  I took issue with him, too.  Therefore, you and I agree that John has interpreted the Bible in such as way … Continue reading

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What Christianity Without Hell Looks Like | TIME

While John Shore purports to describe Christianity without hell, he actually describes Christianity without lots of things.  Mainly, he’s proposing a Christianity without many of the moral standards that Jesus taught and lived.  Why John still wants to call it Christianity is beyond … Continue reading

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From the Beginning, Christians Have Defied Society’s Sexual Norms | Michael Kruger

There’s nothing new about Christians standing for sexual norms that society considers too restrictive.  Bible scholar Michael J. Kruger gives us a good history lesson here. (3 min read; 787 words) One Trait that Set Apart the Earliest Christians | … Continue reading

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