Friday, January 09, 2015

Angry Parents, 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.

* 5 Areas Where Progressive Christian Culture Completely Loses Me -- "There are just far too many progressives ready to rebuke you for not being progressive enough."
* Angry Parents Say Son Was Stopped From Reading Bible in School -- "...he claims, when he was reading it to himself before the holiday break, his seventh-grade teacher at Bueker Middle School in Marshall asked him to put the book away because it wasn’t permitted in the classroom."
* Archaeologists say they've located the possible site of trial of Jesus -- "Archaeologists in Jerusalem say they may have uncovered the remains of Herod the Great's palace..."
* Atheist group wants apology from Troy University chancellor -- "A national atheist organization is calling for an apology from Troy University Chancellor Jack Hawkins over a video he emailed to students and staff that drew a connection between religion and democracy."
* Atlanta fire chief terminated following book controversy -- "Cochran has as much right to speak and write about his beliefs as any Atlanta politician does."
* Essential texting acronyms every parent must know -- "Sometimes it feels like parents and teens don't speak the same language."
* G. K. Chesterton: It’s Not Gay, and It’s Not Marriage -- "Chesterton was so consistently right in his pronouncements and prophecies because he understood that anything that attacked the family was bad for society."
* Solved, Why Poor States Are Red and Rich States Are Blue -- "...the way that the blue states are run isn’t conducive to good living standards for the poorer half of the population..."
* The Exact Time You Should Go To Bed -- “The average sleep cycle is 90 minutes long, and the average human has five of those sleep cycles per night.”
* The Number of Hours Keller, Piper, Driscoll (and 5 Others) Spend on Sermon Prep -- "There are various opinions on how long it should take someone to prepare their sermon for Sunday."
* The Superstition of Divorce by G. K. Chesterton -- "The advantages of their reform do not accrue to the innocent party, but to the guilty party; especially if he be sufficiently guilty."
* The Two “States” of King Jesus: Exaltation and Humiliation -- "“Exaltation in humiliation” breaks down the typical dichotomy by demonstrating that Christ is exalted supremely in his redemptive suffering, the apex of which is his death on the cross.
* What Newsweek gets wrong about evangelicals -- "...Eichenwald's argument fails before it begins."

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