As a general rule, I try to stay out of politics. As a pastor, I have never felt that I should use my position to advocate for one politician or party over another. However, I do have a responsibility to advocate for Christian ethics and morality. I have a responsibility to stand for the victimized and the weak. I have a responsibility to speak God’s word … Continue reading
A new review of Real Marriage by former members of Mars Hill that raises some concerns with the tone, not the content.
From the beginning of this book, Mark has made passing references to Grace’s mistakes and abuse that lead to difficulty in their marriage, but what about him? He had been in previous sexual relationships prior to Grace, and with Grace prior to their marriage. What affect had this had on him and … Continue reading
Gambling is once again in the spotlight as its expansion is being considered in many states. Albert Mohler has written a great article on its dangers and the appropriate Christian response.
According to some estimates, as much as one-third of the nation’s money supply now moves through the gambling industry each year. Looking at a recent annual economic report, management consultant Eugene M. Christiansen determined that “Americans spent more on gambling than they did … Continue reading
Albert Mohler on the murderous culture of obstetricians who abort one of two or three unborn children to reduce the number of live births.
Jenny makes this clear. She explains that she had conceived through IVF and an egg donor. Had the pregnancy occurred naturally, she said, “I wouldn’t have reduced this pregnancy, because you feel like if there’s a natural order, then you don’t want to disturb it.” Nevertheless, “The pregnancy was all … Continue reading
This list must be grouped as a collection of not-so fantastic links as they all do with shocking cases of abortion recently brought to light.
In Australia, a couple has aborted twin boys because they wanted to have a girl.
A married couple who aborted twin boys the wife was expecting after IVF treatment have gone to court to choose the sex of their next child – because they want a girl.
The husband … Continue reading
Justin Taylor has highlighted a new album by John Mark McMillan. See video of “Death in His Grave” below.
Shaun Groves on John Mark McMillan new album, The Medicine: “I can’t recommend it highly enough. Beautiful, innovative, poetic, intelligent, subversive, theologically robust, sonic sweet tea and biscuits, transcendent.”
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Has Noah’s Ark been found on Mt. Arrarat? Some Chinese researches believe it has.
A group of Chinese and Turkish evangelical explorers say wooden remains they have discovered on Mount Ararat in eastern Turkey are the remains of Noah’s Ark.
The group claims that carbon dating proves the relics are 4,800 years old, meaning they date to around the same time the … Continue reading
A recent Newsweek article explores the changing face of the pro-life movement in America, especially since the political landscape has changed under the leadership of Barak Obama. In Pro-Lifers in Obama Land, Sarah Kliff looks to those in the pro-life camp who are leaning toward legislation and agendas that aim at reducing abortions … Continue reading
I rarely speak to politics in this arena and I am rarely moved to tears. However, the following video simultaneouosly brought tears to my eyes and provoked me to bring politics to the fore in this post. I publicly support no candidate, but this video should be seen by every person in America. I do not know the group who made the video and of course all things are open to scrutiny, but we should … Continue reading