Category Archives: News/Politics

What is Holy Saturday?

The Passion Week provides vast theological emotions for the people of God. Palm Sunday commences with the entrance of a divine King riding on a donkey. He comes in ancient royal transportation. That royal procession concludes with a Crucified Messiah … Continue reading

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The Continual Demise of the Schuller Empire

Three family members of Crystal Cathedral Founder Robert H. Schuller were fired from their leadership positions in the ministry, officials confirmed Tuesday. {Read the rest}

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The Old World Returning…

This is how my friend Mark Horne describes the return of child sacrifice in Uganda.

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Women Disappearing from Churches, Says Barna

The article on HuffPo on the decrease of women attendance in church is quite a revelation. Whereas in most parts of the world–especially Asia–churches are mostly populated by women, in the US it appears women are fleeing from church. According … Continue reading

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Chile Rejoices

For those who have been keeping up with the rescue of the 33 Chileans miners, the New York Times summarizes quiet well the triumph of the story. My favorite part of the story is a quote from one of the … Continue reading

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John Edwards: Two-Faced Man

Maureen Dowd’s op-ed piece on the New York Times is brutal on former senator John Edwards. She details some of the main features of a new book. The man who betrayed his dying wife is the main character of Andrew … Continue reading

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Sexual Abuse in the Roman Catholic Church

The more than 12,000 pages of documents relating to lawsuits alleging decades of sexual abuse of children by its priests have now been released. Cardinal Egan, who defended the secrecy of these documents concludes his op-ed in the New York Times  by … Continue reading

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What’s going on?

We tend to see trends in society on the basis of what books are selling the most. At this point, Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged is flying off the shelves. I heard Andrew Breitbart say recently that there is a growing … Continue reading

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American Aggression Under Obama…

Times Online reports: Missiles fired from suspected US drones killed at least 15 people inside Pakistan today, the first such strikes since Barack Obama became president and a clear sign that the controversial military policy begun by George W Bush … Continue reading

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Update: Coral Ridge Presbyterian has a new pastor!

Coral Ridge Presbyterian (PCA), the well-known congregation pastored for five decades by the late D. James Kennedy, has nominted Tullian Tchividjian as Pastor. Tullian is a graduate of my Alma Mater RTS/Orlando and the grandson of the evangelist Billy Graham. … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck moving to Fox…

One of the more sane voices in the neo-con radio waves is Glenn Beck. His contributions to CNN often brought a more libertarianesque voice amidst the mostly liberal and few neo-conservative voices at CNN. I am inclined to think that … Continue reading

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Monks Turning to Christ

Phil Ryken reports: In a March 18 report, Christian Aid reports that nearly 5000 Buddhist monks (location undisclosed) have recently turned to Christ.  A worker reports: “It appears that the Holy Spirit had urged these monks and nuns to call … Continue reading

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The Death of a conservative agnostic

Milton Friedman died a few days ago. He was 94 years old. His death probably did not make much news. Constitutional Libertarians like myself find Friedman’s  writing on education partly compelling (in my opinion he failed to see the immoral and unconstitutional … Continue reading

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James White posted this link on his blog page and I thought some of my readers will find it quite interesting so here it is: FBI examines pastor’s sermons on abortion & homosexuality

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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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Scott Peterson is sentenced to death! As I suspected this would not be an OJ Simpson case. This time justice prevailed, even amidst many setbacks. A California judge Wednesday sentenced Scott Peterson to die by lethal injection for killing his … Continue reading

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