Gay Christianity: Toward a Theological and Pastoral Response

The very helpful article by Julie Roys for WORLD magazine has offered a fresh opportunity to clarify the muddled evangelical conversation over “gay Christianity.” Yesterday I responded briefly to the blog of a Wheaton chaplain. Today I want to push further on this matter in order to try and move the discussion ahead. My particular [Read More...]

Giving Thanks for Mark Driscoll (and Congregational Polity)

Some of you have been following the events related to Mark Driscoll’s publishing plan. It’s been a winding affair, but long story short, according to Warren Cole Smith of World Mars Hill Church essentially bought a best-seller spot for a recent Driscoll book. It was found out, controversy ensued (on the blogosphere, of all places), and [Read More...]

Abortion Is Murder: The Horror of the Gosnell Practice

If you haven’t read up on the Kermit Gosnell infanticide trials, today is the day to do so. The Gospel Coalition has nine facts to know about Gosnell. World magazine has posted numerous stories on the abortionist, even as NBC, CBS, and ABC have essentially ignored the story. Here’s a documentary on Gosnell’s abominable work that I’ve [Read More...]

God, Evangelicals, and Advertising: Expanded Blog from 9Marks

I just posted my first piece on the 9Marks blog, Church Matters.  Here’s the piece, albeit with a few tweaks.  I attempted to make some changes to the original but have had some challenges with Typepad. The piece is on “God, Evangelicals, and Advertising” (here’s the original). ****************** Let me quickly say that it is [Read More...]

The Week-est Link, November 7, 2008

1. You may not have heard of the InSight podcasts done by Doug Baker of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina.  If not, you’re missing out on excellent interviews with a number of Christian leaders: Danny Akin of Southeastern Seminary, Marvin Olasky of WORLD Magazine, David Dockery of Union University, and more.  Visit the [Read More...]

Developing a Social Conscience, and How World Magazine Can Help

Do you care about the world? Honestly? I can truthfully say that I personally do not care about people around the globe. I naturally care about my own country, about people who look and talk like me, and that I do not naturally have a great concern for others in foreign lands. This is a [Read More...]


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