Archives for Aug 7, 2012 @ 17:16

Vin Scully

Vin Scully, the voice of the LA Dodgers, is the best baseball announcer ever. (Some of you disagree, so who do you think is/was best?) Recently there was a rhubarb at the plate over a disputed call, about which Vin Scully said this: After the whole thing was over, and Tracy had been sent packing, [Read More…]

Facebook and its Spiritual Uses

From Kristin Deasy: Only six percent of Facebook users have joined a faith-based group in America, despite the fact that nearly half the country uses the social-networking site a couple times a week and over 80% of the population ascribes to some form of religion. The research, released this week by Public Religion Research Institute, also found that the most [Read More…]

I Agree with John Piper

John Piper was recently asked about his cautions for the new Calvinists, and here is his response — and I agree with him. And this isn’t just for Calvinists, though it applies to them, but about all theologies and ideologies that claim to be connected to the God of the Bible. Would there be any [Read More…]

Take Up Your Cross and Follow Me (RJS)

Scot made a rather sobering comment on one of his posts last week – Douthat, Bass and Christianity’s Culture Wars: Here’s an interesting one: a pastor called me the other day, we got into a conversation about “gospel” and what churches are preaching, discipleship came up, and he said, “Who preaches the cost of discipleship [Read More…]

Finding the Apostle Paul

Paul gets bashed a bit these days as more and more Christians realize the anchor of their faith is Jesus. But all orthodox Christian faith is at the same time rooted in the biblical witness and not just historical methods. Biblical faith deals with Paul because Paul’s letters — thirteen of them in traditional counting [Read More…]