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Rastafari, Jesus and the Bible

Reggae music is enjoyed by many and for various reasons, and the Rastafari movement has penetrated the American consciousness. What do Rastafari’s believe? After all, they use the Bible and believe in God – Jah. Boonville has enjoyed the good vibrations of the World Music Festival for several years. We’ve enjoyed talking to many people […] Read

The Gospel in 4 Minutes!

This is amazing! A wonderful, accurate and touching presentation of our problem and Love’s solution, all packed into a very worthwhile 4 minutes. Turn up your speakers.   sondajiикони Read

Serving Pablum in our Pulpits

“nd to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God, says this:  ‘I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot; I would that you were cold or hot. ‘So because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, […] Read

It’s really NOT about me?

“The life of man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams but in active charity and in willing service.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow But Jesus called them to Himself, and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great men exercise authority over them. It is […] Read

The Voice of CS Lewis

Most of us have read CS Lewis, but have you ever wondered what his voice sounded like? Now you can. Lewis was recorded delivering some of his talks on the BBC radio during WWII to the people of England .идея за подарък Read

Books-Divorce and Remarriage in the Church: Biblical Solutions for Pastoral Realities

Divorce and Remarriage in the Church: Biblical Solutions for Pastoral Realities – Dr. David Instone-Brewer. What does the Bible ACTUALLY say about divorce and remarriage? How do we as pastors adhere faithfully to God’s revelation and minister that truth to the mess and pain of real relationships that are broken? What are the real grounds […] Read

The clarifying effect of Christianity

“I believe in Christianity as I believe the sun has risen, not only that I see it, but by it I see everything else.” — CS Lewis Read

“God is bigger than his Word…”

I’ve noticed a troubling twist in a few conversations with believers, and it shows up when one tries to engage these particular folks with the certainty of the nature of God from the Scriptures. They balk at the idea of Scriptural boundaries and doctrinal precision about what the Triune God is and is not. Further […] Read

Halloween: Pagan, Catholic, or Just Fun?

Halloween and paganism are, for some reason, irrevocably linked in some Christians’ minds. However, this should not be so, for modern secular Halloween and paganism actually have very little to do with each other. The Halloween that is celebrated today in the United States is a day when children and adults alike dress up and […] Read

Teens and Mutant Christianity. Moralistic Therapeutic Deism

Once in a while even CNN gets it right. In this intimidating and sobering article, Author: More teens becoming ‘fake’ Christians, John Blake nails it! He says that the Christianity that most teens raised in churches get is not orthodox and living. It is a ‘moralistic therapeutic deism.’ This is a wake-up call on how […] Read

Parents, obey your children?

Al Mohler warns parents of the upside-down portrayal of the proper parent/child relationship found in contemporary picture books for children. It’s an apt warning for all of us trying to raise respectful, God-fearing, well adjusted children to be aware of, and push back hard against such damaging influences. Read

This article on individual self-deception, part 1 in a series on SharperIron.org, is excellent and a clear mirror for self-examination. Read

“The big question is not whether spiritual warfare exists, clearly it does. The question is, what are the spiritual disciplines that we employ to take effective part in spiritual warfare?” Greg Koukl In this superb article, Tilting at Windmills, Koukl makes a point about the true nature of Biblical spiritual warfare, over and against the […] Read

For an un-nuanced, good definition (and a humorous view) of this emphasis in Emerging circles, check out this motivational poster. Read

Bumpersticker: “Love is grand; divorce is a hundred grand.” The issue of divorce and remarriage is a “hot button” issue among Christians and has been a source of struggle and contention over the centuries. In our preaching series through the gospel of Mark we’re pausing in chapter ten to broaden and deepen our study as […] Read

You’d think that was great news, considering the hand-wringing that other first-world countries are going through at their declining birth-rates. However, in this CNN report, we see just how cynical and downright weird the world-view of some “experts” is! For example, how’s this for a gem of condescension: “Experts believe there is a mix of […] Read

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Showing by category: Culture

Rastafari, Jesus and the Bible

Reggae music is enjoyed by many and for various reasons, and the Rastafari movement has penetrated t[more]

The Gospel in 4 Minutes!

This is amazing! A wonderful, accurate and touching presentation of our problem and Love’s sol[more]

Serving Pablum in our Pulpits

“nd to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the[more]

It’s really NOT about me?

“The life of man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams but in active charity a[more]

The Voice of CS Lewis

Most of us have read CS Lewis, but have you ever wondered what his voice sounded like? Now you can. [more]

Books-Divorce and Remarriage in the Church: Biblical Solutions for Pastoral Realities

Divorce and Remarriage in the Church: Biblical Solutions for Pastoral Realities – Dr. David In[more]

The clarifying effect of Christianity

“I believe in Christianity as I believe the sun has risen, not only that I see it, but by it I see[more]

“God is bigger than his Word…”

I’ve noticed a troubling twist in a few conversations with believers, and it shows up when one[more]

Halloween: Pagan, Catholic, or Just Fun?

Halloween and paganism are, for some reason, irrevocably linked in some Christians’ minds. How[more]

Teens and Mutant Christianity. Moralistic Therapeutic Deism

Once in a while even CNN gets it right. In this intimidating and sobering article, Author: More teen[more]

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