Archives for Jan 25, 2013 @ 13:45

Piers as Advocate

Peter Beinart: Public relations–wise, the gun-control movement could hardly have a worse champion than CNN’s Piers Morgan. He’s haughty, he’s self-righteous, and, worst of all, he’s foreign. For the Second Amendment freaks who see Barack Obama as suspiciously un-American, his government as potentially tyrannical, and themselves as heirs to the gun toters who shot their [Read More…]

Very Significant Study

From CT by Melissa Steffan: A new study suggests that children raised in divorce—even “good” divorces—are less likely to attend religious services and express interest in God than children raised in happy marriages. Observers say this implies the future health of churches could dependon getting non-traditional family ministries right. The report, titled “Does the Shape of Families Shape [Read More…]

From the Shepherd’s Nook: John Frye

Our Friday column, From the Shepherd’s Nook, is by John Frye, a Covenant pastor in Grand Rapids. On Loving God I have a good friend, Mary Dailey Brown, who served as a missionary in Spain along with her husband, Doug. Mary did an original translation of a poem by St. Teresa of Avila. The poem [Read More…]

The Apocalypse’s Lake of Fire

The almost universal traditional view of hell in the Christian church is that it is a lake of fire, that it will last forever and ever and that the wicked will be conscious and tormented endlessly. So Edward Fudge, in his Hell: A Final Word , sketches what we find in the lake of fire text in [Read More…]