Monthly Archives: January 2005

The Problem with “Plain Sense” – by Dennis Bratcher

A question I often hear in Sunday School classes or in discussions about the meaning of Scripture is: Why can’t we just take the Bible for what it says, at face value, “literally”? If what it says makes plain sense, … Continue reading

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Chalk Another One Up For The Pro-Aborts: – WASHINGTON — Attorney General-nominee Alberto Gonzales, under scorching criticism from senators, condemned torture as an interrogation tactic Thursday and promised to prosecute abusers of terror suspects. He also disclosed the White House was looking at trying to change … Continue reading

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Links to Different Theological Perspectives on the TSUNAMI by N.T. Wright, John Piper, and Rowan Williams

John Piper – Tsunami, Sovereignty, and Mercy N.T. Wright – Meanings of Christmas: In the new world there will be no more sea Rowan Williams – Of course this makes us doubt God’s existence

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Subtle Unorthodoxy

In our time, knowledge of the incarnate Christ can become very perplexing. Some who have been faithful church attendees for years still lack true orthodox understanding of who Christ is. I have been exposed to Gnosticism, tri-theism, bi-nitarianism and other … Continue reading

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Ligonier Ministries has a new President

Information taken from Ligonier Ministries Website R.C. Sproul Appoints New President Orlando, Fla., November 22, 2004 – Dr. R.C. Sproul, founder and chairman of Ligonier Ministries, a Christian educational ministry located in Orlando, Florida, has appointed Mr. Timothy A. Dick … Continue reading

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What do you believe that you can’t prove?

As a Trinitarian Christian, apart from special revelation, I cannot prove the existence of a Triune God who revealed himself as a man who is both deity and humanity (commonly known as hypostatic union). I am not saying that God … Continue reading

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Prophets of Catastrophes and the Bishop of Canterbury

The New York Times had an article on the “blog wars” over the Tsunami disaster, which has now taken over 150,000 lives and expecting to recover perhaps double that number. The blog wars center on the reasons for the earthquake. … Continue reading

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How do Christians suffer?

In worship this morning my elder posed a fascinating question; a question that is easily answered, but little thought of: Would you like to be like Jesus? Certainly one would reply without hesitation that this question must be answered affirmatively. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Post-Modernism

I have been doing some significant work on the topic of postmodernity and its application to the current theological scenario. Since the blog world has been largely important in shaping my thinking on these matters, I have here posted Doug … Continue reading

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