Archives for Feb 16, 2012 @ 16:23

NYC Churches — in schools — new development

From NYTimes by Andy Newman: Updated, 2:27 p.m. | Churches that are fighting to continue to hold worship services in city public schools won a 10-day reprieve on Thursday when a federal judge issued a temporary restraining order against the city’s ban. The church case appeared dead after the United States Supreme Courtrefused in December to [Read More…]

If Football Ended…

This piece, from Tyler Cowen and Kevin Grier, speculates on how football could end, and I would predict — with no claims to anything other than speculation — that football will end. It is dangerous physically and lawsuits are on the rise, and at some point high schools are going to say the jig is [Read More…]

Out of Egypt? … Say What? (RJS)

Kevin DeYoung, Senior Pastor at University Reformed Church in East Lansing, Michigan and a self proclaimed evangelical (because there is no other kind), posted 10 Reasons to Believe in a Historical Adam on the Gospel Coalition website last week. His post has, I am sure, many supporters and has drawn some response from those who [Read More…]

Christian Judgment

Was Jesus inclusive and Paul exclusive? Does Jesus’ practice of welcoming sinners to table stand in bold contrast to Paul’s practice? Daniel Kirk contends in his book, Jesus Have I Loved, But Paul?, that the theme of judgment, even exclusion, won’t go away even if we wish it away. He sketches Jesus before he gets [Read More…]