A Pastoral Word on Abortion From Justin Taylor to the Reformed-Evangelical Community

Some great words from Justin Taylor regarding abortion and this election: “Now with all of that said, you may be surprised to hear me say that I really do resonate with Piper’s underlying point. Politics can easily become a source of idolatry. We are dual citizens with a higher allegiance to the City of God. [Read More...]

The Week-est Link, October 17, 2008: Politics and Other Messy Things

1. The Wall Street Journal has a helpful article about certain aspects of the Obama “tax cut” that he’s championed for 95% of the population. WSJ: “For the Obama Democrats, a tax cut is no longer letting you keep more of what you earn. In their lexicon, a tax cut includes tens of billions of [Read More...]

The Week-est Link: August 29, 2008

1. A hilarious Dave Barry column on the Democratic National Convention.  Fun excerpt: “This year there is high drama in the Mile High City as the Democrats gather under their official 2008 convention slogan: “A Unified Party, United in Unity Together As One, Undivided.” 2. An excellent Al Mohler article on adoption.  If you’re a [Read More...]

The Week-est Link, June 20, 2008: New England Pastors

1. I don’t know if you saw this from a few days back, but a New England pastor named Josh left a moving comment on my blog about small churches. Here it is in its entirety: “I am a New England pastor, and I would wholeheartedly agree with your assessment. The pastors in my association [Read More...]

One Thing Jeremiah Wright Has Right: The Pastor Is a Theologian (and the Theologian Is a Pastor)

There’s been much to-do about Barack Obama’s pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright. I came across a helpful collection of resources from NPR on the theological stream in which Wright fits, the black liberationist theologians and preachers. If you have a few moments, take a listen. NPR, of course, slants strongly left, but they’re well-researched. Beyond [Read More...]

How Does a Christian Deal with the Obama Phenomenon?

I’ve become aware in recent days that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is drawing a fair amount of interest and perhaps even support from evangelical Christians. This topic interests me not because I am concerned about Christians supporting a Democratic candidate but because Barack Obama is one of the most pro-abortion candidates for the nation’s [Read More...]


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