The blogospheres on both sides of the Atlantic are this week buzzing with the news that Britain’s most well-known and influential Baptist pastor has published a magazine article in support of what he refers to as “monogamous same-sex relationships.”1 The pastor in question, Steve Chalke, has form on the issue of controversial comments, two others […]
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If you have never taken the time to read the letter that Martin Luther King Jr. wrote from a jail cell in Birmingham, Alabama, you should. “Letter from a Birmingham Jail [King, Jr.]” 16 April 1963 My Dear Fellow Clergymen: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement […]
Another visit from Carl Kerby and his son Carl Jr. presents some startling information about our media, including the video games our children may be playing.
In a week where the British public has been rightly proud of what they have achieved, both in hosting a wonderful Olympic Games and in achieving more medals than ever before, came a much less-publicized piece of news that ought to have my fellow British citizens hanging their heads in shame. Lord Alton of Liverpool, […]
Does a creationist organization have anything to say about marriage? Should we say anything about marriage? The answer to both questions is “yes.” In my unregenerate teenage years, I read a famous science fiction book (whose title and author I will not mention, as I do not recommend this book) where the principle characters were […]
Tolerance Trumps After finishing my meal last night at Chick-fil-A with my family, we had a chance to talk with the owner’s wife. She told us some of the facts about how much food they had gone through and how they were running all over the place trying to get more food to feed the […]
One of the remarkable features of the Bible is that it relates history as a narrative of what actually happened, whether or not these happenings are according to God’s Law. For example, King David was described as “a man after God’s own heart.” And when he had removed him, he raised up David to be […]
Legacy is one of those words that are stuffed with meaning, but our generation has almost forgotten what the word even means, so why should anyone want to ‘reclaim’ it? What do you think of when you hear the word? If I were to ask you, “What do you think is your legacy?” what would […]
John Stott was promoted to glory on Wednesday, July 27th 2011. He lived his life serving God, proclaiming the Gospel and faithfully exegeting Scripture. On the latter point, he was a huge influence on preachers who followed, encouraging exegetical methods among evangelicals, particularly in his own denomination, the Church of England. A Life of Influence […]
The shocking message of this book is that even schools, which have a conservative and biblical statement of faith and a claim to believe in the inerrancy of scripture, are often undermining the faith of vulnerable young people.
So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him, male and female created he them. And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth …. Genesis 1:27,28 Isn’t it ironic that man only got around to valuing and protecting the […]
Just watched a video that blew me away. I have had the privilege of standing in front of an abortion clinic, asking women to reconsider the decision they are making. This concept immediately grabbed my attention and I wanted to share it with you. If you have never gotten involved, I would encourage you to […]