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The Hermeneutics of Sin

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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Letter from a Birmingham Jail

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 [...]

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Slaughter of the British Innocents

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, [...]

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Genesis and Marriage

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 [...]

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Chick-Fil-A’s Coals of Fire

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 [...]

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