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A Conversation Where I Talk and You Listen

9-1-2014 · Jazz Shaw of Hot Air has a terrific rant this morning that could have been written by any evangelical or orthodox member of any mainline denomination. He is tired of the…


The Worst Kind of Willful Ignorance

8-30-2014 · The Usual Suspects* joined this week with a host of Roman Catholic pacifists to issue a fatwa calling on President Obama to stop opposing genocide, rape, slavery, and murder in Iraq: As religious…


Is it Wrong to Hate Your Neighbor’s Sin?

8-29-2014 · Micah J. Murray is “finished” with the slogan: “hate the sin and love the sinner”. Why? Well, as you might have guessed, it has something to do with homosexuality:It’s…


Another Glorious Day in Mainline Useful Idiocy

8-28-2014 · This entry in the growing list of anti-Semite-friendly statements by mainline Protestants comes to us in the form of a letter to the editor of the New York Times. In it, Yale University Episcopal chaplain…


But that’s just your interpretation

8-28-2014 · “That’s just your interpretation. There are many others, so why should I believe yours?” You have probably heard that objection before. How do you deal with it? I shot this brief video back in February…


The right kind of anxiety

8-27-2014 · An unusual week is unfolding here.  I have two requests for Reconciliation (aka Confession).  It’s not something common in this congregation. Our culture’s default position is that guilt = neurosis.  And I would consider a…


Science as Emotive Art

8-26-2014 · There are many arguments to be made on the subject of global warming. One of those that should not be made under any circumstances is the argumentum in terrorem, the argument from fear. This form…


Same Sex Marriage Comes to Falls Church

8-25-2014 · It’s not the church, it’s a building, but it still pains me as a Christian living and ministering in northern Virginia to note the desecration of the former home of what is now Falls Church…


Jesus and the Paradox of the Law (II)

8-25-2014 · In the first post of this series, we looked at a paradox created by the fact that Jesus was both man and God. As a man, he was subject to Jewish…


Words for the Day

8-25-2014 · The Lord confides in those who fear him;   he makes his covenant known to them My eyes are ever on the Lord,   for only he will release my feet from…


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