Monthly Archives: April 2013

WORLD | The media and President Obama’s view through a Gosnell lens | Ken Blackwell | April 16, 2013

WORLD | The media and President Obama’s view through a Gosnell lens | Ken Blackwell | April 16, 2013. Mariners have been familiar with the Fresnel lens for nearly two centuries. It refracts light from a lighthouse to magnify the … Continue reading

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Apologizing for Slavery

When somebody who has never owned a slave apologizes for slavery to somebody who has never been a slave, then what began as mushy thinking has degenerated into theatrical absurdity–or, worse yet, politics. Slavery has existed all over the planet … Continue reading

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The Power and Place of Ridicule

Originally posted on Towards Conservative Christianity:
A post like this may seem to some like those who call evil good and good evil. Can there be anything edifying in ridicule? Is ridicule ever an exercise in saying what is true,…

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Nine Biblical Reasons We Live on a Young Earth

Death is a result of the Fall. (Rom. 5:12) Romans 8:20-23 confirms that all death is a result of the fall, not just human death. Therefore, no macro-evolution could have taken place. In the Millennium, regardless of your interpretation of … Continue reading

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Can You Accidentally Break the Third Commandment?

Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain. Recently, David de Bruyn has been insightfully plowing up the ground of the third commandment. But in my context, another question has been raised. I have heard … Continue reading

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Birthday of the Church

When was the church born? When did it start? Here’s two well-known voices: His [the Holy Spirit] coming to fill the assembled disciples at Pentecost establishes the church of the New Covenant. Clowney, The Church, 28. On this point we … Continue reading

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Seven Basic and Brief Pointers for Writers

Though I wasn’t able to figure out how to smoothly reblog this post, I am certainly able to figure out how to cut and paste this excellent list from Doug Wilson. _____________________ In no particular order of importance, I would … Continue reading

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Don’t Play with Fire

A respected evangelical scholar addresses the rich man and Lazarus in Luke 16:19-31. Here is all he wrote on the nature of the torment that unbelievers will experience: “This suffering, however, is probably more mental than physical, since otherwise the … Continue reading

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