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Christopher Hitchens Has Died

(Originally posted on 12/16/2011) Last night, at the age of 62, journalist Christopher Hitchens died.  In a long bout with oesophageal cancer, he finally died in a hospital bed in Texas from pneumonia. Plenty has already been said about the … Continue reading

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Strict Adherance to Creeds May Foster (not Prevent) Doctrinal Impurity

PRESSSURE TO CONFORM DESTROYS THE PURITY OF THE CHURCH Over the last couple of years I have come to see how denomination’s rigid adherence to peripheral doctrines in their selection of leadership has proven detrimental to the church’s overall doctrinal … Continue reading

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Is Everything God Made “Good”?

IRSHAD MANJI This post is prompted by my having recently seen the phrase “Everything God creates is good” in a highly misleading way.  I first saw it in a book entitled The Trouble with Islam Today, written by Irshad Manji, … Continue reading

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Post-modern or Post-Christian?

The effects of Postmodernism are undeniable.  Whether we like it or not, we are, all of us, postmodern is some way.  The influence on Christians and on the Church has been devastating.  Charles Colson comments: Tragically, postmodern culture has infected … Continue reading

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The Roman Empire, Baptism and State Religion

Donald Bridge and David Phypers make an interesting point about baptism in the their book The Water that Divides. I have never heard it before and thought it worth posting below.  The thing I find most interesting about their book … Continue reading

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Have Evangelicals “Rejected Science?”

I read an article the other day in the NY Times by an evangelical titled “The Evangelical Rejection of Reason.”  The core of the article was about how Republican, Evangelical Candidates for the presidency were, in layman’s terms, stupid. Why? … Continue reading

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The Reason Rally and The Faith of Atheists

THE REASON RALLY I’ve been intentionally reading some blogs by outspoken atheists lately.  One reason is because of the “Reason Rally” (RR) which just took place this past weekend in Washington D.C.  You can read about the gathering here. One … Continue reading

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