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A Bad November for the Woke

Are we past peak wokeness?

Things that don’t Pass Away

They held the “traditional” views on syncretism and idolatry “differently.” It’s ok, they said, to worship Baal and to sacrifice your children to Molech as long as you do it in the name of YHWH.

#78: Into the Kiddie Pool: Why We Baptize Babies

Matt, Jady and Nick discuss infant baptism, talk about the biblical, historical, and theological reasoning behind the practice, and then tackle what actually happens in the sacrament.

Gratitude and the Christian

Christian Gratitude, therefore, is of a unique species unknown to any other religion or philosophy because only in the Gospel do we learn that every good thing comes to us from God

The Sunday Times on Christ the King Sunday

I suppose many people, let’s call them Anglicans, which means we have to scrap the word “many”…let’s start again. I suppose a few Anglicans will go to church this morning and hear the lections, and hear the glorious words of the Psalm sung

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Things that don’t Pass Away

Things that don’t Pass Away

They held the “traditional” views on syncretism and idolatry “differently.” It’s ok, they said, to worship Baal and to sacrifice your children to Molech as long as you do it in the name of YHWH.

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Gratitude and the Christian

Gratitude and the Christian

Christian Gratitude, therefore, is of a unique species unknown to any other religion or philosophy because only in the Gospel do we learn that every good thing comes to us from God

read more
The Sunday Times on Christ the King Sunday

The Sunday Times on Christ the King Sunday

I suppose many people, let’s call them Anglicans, which means we have to scrap the word “many”…let’s start again. I suppose a few Anglicans will go to church this morning and hear the lections, and hear the glorious words of the Psalm sung

read more
I So Long For A Piece of Cake

I So Long For A Piece of Cake

Well, you know, we all feel poor and sad too much of the time. And women the world over have a rough time of it. Including that one this morning, who happened to be gathering up a few sticks off the ground when Elijah, so desperate and discouraged, arrives at the gates of her town, a place far outside of Israel.

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We Hope For Light

We Hope For Light

They would have told him to put cucumbers over his eyes, and given him a recipe for facial cream. And then they would have gone on their ways because everyone, no matter the quality of the Sunday self-care, has to go back to work on Monday morning.

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The Land of the Living

The Land of the Living

Going online to collect a community to help you justify yourself won’t help you get into the kingdom of God. Silently sitting in your pew refusing to say the confession prayer is also not a way in. Leaving your local church because you don’t think Jesus’ command to forgive your enemy, the one who injured you, applies to you is also not a way to come into the kingdom of God.

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#63: Stand Firm Movie Club: Pray Away

#63: Stand Firm Movie Club: Pray Away

Matt, Jady, and Nick discuss the new Netflix documentary, “Pray Away.” They talk about the valid criticisms the film makes about evangelical “ex-gay” ministries, what the movie gets wrong, and what the Good News of Jesus is for sexual strugglers.

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