Saturday, December 06, 2014

Skip church, and other links

The posting of links does not constitute an endorsement of the sites linked, and not necessarily even agreement with the specific posts linked.

* Atheist 'skip church' Christmas billboards: Offensive free speech? -- "An atheist group is sponsoring billboards in several Southern US cities: Dear Santa, all I want for Christmas is to skip church..."
* Baptism: What's On My Bookshelves -- "While I am not endorsing all the information in the books listed, here are some of the books, along with the Bible, that are on my bookshelves."
* Canon Andrew White: Christian children beheaded for refusing to convert to Islam -- "Islamic State turned up and said to the children, you say the words that you will follow Mohammed. The children, all under 15, four of them, said no, we love Yesua, we have always loved Yesua, we have always followed Yesua, Yesua has always been with us. They said, 'Say the words.' They said, 'No, we can't.' They chopped all their heads off."
* Glen Stassen: Living the Sermon on the Mount -- "During the 1960s Stassen was active in the civil rights movement and in the 1970s he added the study of peace issues to his activist resume."
* I Don’t Understand the Evangelical Response to Ferguson -- "Am I a racist because I believe that the people who burn down buildings after they’ve looted the businesses within them should be arrested on the spot and placed before a jury trial to receive a fair and just penalty for their crime?"
* I’m Not Black, But... -- "I’m not black, but I am a lot of other things. All of them influence my reaction to the death of Eric Garner..."
* Introductory/Promotional Statement of the Galilee Griggs Association -- "The Galilee Griggs Memorial District Association—which was the original official name—is the combination of two Associations. The Griggs Memorial Baptist Association...and...the Galilee Baptist Association"
* Mark Wahlberg should not be pardoned -- "...Wahlberg wants a formal pardon from the state of Massachusetts."
* Reverse Tanning: What It Is and Why It's Huge In South Korea -- "White tanning is as much a paradox as it is a misnomer (seriously, that name makes no sense)."
* Best Seller -- The New York Times Best Sellers Book List
* The Recipe For Creationism -- "Since May 2013, Jonathan Hill, professor of sociology at Calvin College, has been working on a BioLogos-funded study of the beliefs of Americans on issues of human origins."
* The Water That Divides: Baptism and Baptists -- "Baptism divides Baptists (and baptistic churches using Packer’s definition in the quote above) from almost all other denominations."
* What’s the Big Deal With Race? -- "First, racial injustice is, at its core, a sin problem."

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