What Does Your Church do on July 4?

Many pastors today are struggling with a topic and it’s a tough one to bring up in the church. Many don’t know where to go or what to do, but it’s basically this: Many today are uncomfortable, in fact downright wondering if it is idolatrous, with the presence of American patriotism and nationalism in churches [Read More...]

Can it be accidental?

Five years to the day later, Joran van der Sloot is the suspect of killing a young woman – this time in Peru. [Read more...]

Michael Horton Reviews N.T. Wright’s “After You Believe”

Here’s a clip that gets at the core of Horton’s critique of NT Wright, After You Believe: Why Christian Character Matters … from the review in CT: In spite of a few quibbles, I was impressed by this book’s popular presentation of themes that I have come to appreciate in Reformed theology. The eschatological emphasis [Read More...]

Deliverance of God 1 (Matt Edwards)

This is an incredible series being offered to us by Matt Edwards: a nine part summary and response to Douglas Campbell’s mega-book, The Deliverance of God: An Apocalyptic Rereading of Justification in Paul . Thanks to Matt Edwards. The Deliverance of God 1–Summary and Plan for Review In The Deliverance of God: An Apocalyptic Rereading of Justification [Read More...]

Best LA Laker of all time?

There are four options: 1. Elgin Baylor 2. Kareem Abdul Jabaar (Lew Alcindor) 3. Magic Johnson 4. Kobe Bryant The best ever? For me, Elgin Baylor noses Kareem, with Kobe nosing out Magic. [Read more...]

Unanswered Questions about Israeli-Gaza Incident

Here are my unanswered questions: Was that boat, or the flotilla, properly contacted in advance to say the boats must pass inspection? Is this protocol? Was Israel within its rights to inspect the boats? Were those on the boat told this would happen if they entered improper areas? Was that landing on the boat by [Read More...]

Brian McLaren on Pluralism

In this interview with Spencer Burke, Brian McLaren maps his view of pluralism and how this view can chart a new kind of Christianity.   [Read more...]

Prayers for Peace on Memorial Day

Almighty God, kindle, we pray, in every heart the true love of peace, and guide with your wisdom those who take counsel for the nations of the earth, that in tranquillity your dominion may increase until the earth is filled with the knowledge of your love; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns [Read More...]

The Undocumented and the Laws of the Bible

When I began hearing Christians chat about how to follow the Bible when it comes to the undocumented and illegals, I was a bit amazed both by the right and the left. This piece by Brad Hirschfield is exacting in its biblical awareness and shrewd in application: the issue is not so much about how [Read More...]

Lut’ran Airlines

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