Archives for Nov 25, 2016 @ 9:24

Laughter and Your Heart

Cleveland Clinic: In recent years, studies have shown a strong link between our emotions and cardiovascular health. Research shows that hostility, anger, depression, anxiety and social isolation all lead to higher rates of heart disease. The reverse is true as well: Laughter, happiness and a sense of humor actually can help you to stay healthy. Research suggests laughter [Read More…]

Biblicism Revisited 6

Christian Smith, in his must-read and challenging book, Bible Made Impossible, The: Why Biblicism Is Not a Truly Evangelical Reading of Scripture, contends that what many of us (evangelicals) affirm is impossible to hold with intellectual integrity.  The fundamental problem that undercuts biblicism as a sufficient basis for articulating the Christian faith is interpretive pluralism. [Read More…]

Gender and Trinity

By Robert Rakestraw: What is the controversy all about? At the risk of overwhelming serious readers with yet another piece on Trinity and gender, I offer this contribution with the hope that some may gain a bit more clarity on an aspect of the dispute that continues to smolder and even burst into flames regularly. [Read More…]