Archives for May 4, 2010 @ 18:39

Great is the Lord!

I met Ron Highfield in an airport after we had both attended a conference in Cincinnati. Ron is a theologian at Pepperdine, and I will get to speak at Pepperdine this week. But Ron has a good, a very good book, about God called Great Is the Lord: Theology for the Praise of God . [Read More…]

D.B. Hart on the New Atheists

A longish, I admit, clip from First Things: The principal source of my melancholy, however, is my firm conviction that today’s most obstreperous infidels lack the courage, moral intelligence, and thoughtfulness of their forefathers in faithlessness. What I find chiefly offensive about them is not that they are skeptics or atheists; rather, it is that [Read More…]

Our Common Prayerbook 9-10: 4

I’ve experienced sin, and I’ve read the lives of sinners talking about their sins, and I’ve read Genesis 3’s beautiful account and I’ve read the prodigal son’s sins, but I don’t think there is anything in the Bible that plumbs the depth of rebellion like Psalm 10:3-11. Here’s what the faithless person looks like, with [Read More…]

Wright, Hays, and History as Apologetic (RJS)

This last week I (RJS – not Scot) have spent my commute listening to the audio from the Wheaton Theology Conference: Jesus, Paul and the People of God: A Theological Dialogue with N.T. Wright. This is fascinating stuff – I highly recommend it. This next week or so I am going to take a break [Read More…]

Ask Andy 5

 In this series I’m asking Andy Stanley some questions about preaching but I’m cheating when I say that: I’m reading his book (Communicating for a Change: Seven Keys to Irresistible Communication ) and generating my questions that he answers in his book. OK, you are you; Andy is Andy; John Ortberg is John Ortberg; Fleming Rutledge [Read More…]