- An Unexpected Surprise: New Findings on Rev. J. J. Sawyer -- "To my amazement, Sawyer was not just a shoe-maker or minister; he was a professor, bishop, business owner, and a pioneer for the Florida AME church."
- Facebook Bans Pulpit & Pen Publisher for Calling Bruce Jenner a Man -- "Bruce Jenner is a man. There, I wrote it again. Bruce Jenner is a man."
- “Gay” Christian Celebrities: A Peculiar and Alarming Development -- "Since Old Testament times homosexuality has been an uncontroversial topic among God’s people. It’s sinful. That’s that; no argument, no debate.
- “Gay” San Francisco Pastor Arrested on Child Porn Charges -- "The Reverend Steven Sabin, pastor at Christ Church Lutheran at Quintara Street and 20th Avenue, was arrested November 15 on three felony charges."
- Harvard Study: "Gender Wage Gap" Explained Entirely by Work Choices of Men and Women -- "The “gender wage gap” is as real as unicorns and has been killed more times than Michael Myers."
- How Motherhood Sanctifies -- "...motherhood is all consuming...It reveals our insufficiencies. It shows us just how much we don’t know and how incapable we really are."
- Marianne Hearn, Baptist Blessing -- "There are some of you, who have never made a name as I have, who will be given a higher place in the Kingdom than I; but, I shall not mind, I shall be content to take the lowest place."
- Overview and Letter concerning the Report on Slavery and Racism in the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary -- "In light of the burdens of history, some schools hasten to remove names, announce plans, and declare moral superiority."
- Pastor defends buying wife $200,000 Lamborghini for anniversary after backlash -- "Pastor John Gray captured headlines over the weekend after an Instagram video taken of the moment he handed his wife the keys to the bow-wrapped “Lamborghini Urus” on Saturday went viral."
- Report on Slavery and Racism in the History of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary -- "This report documents the contradictions and complexities of the experience of Southern Baptists and race in America. We have not overcome all the contradictions, but we are committed to doing so."
- Survey Finds Most Pastors Don’t Feel Qualified to Address Issues of Sex & Abuse in the Church -- "Results showed that 99 percent of pastors surveyed dealt with at least one question about sexuality in the past year, and 27 percent handled 13-18 different issues brought by church members or staff."
- The Politics of Red Meat -- "So when did a term that used to describe movies begin to describe politics?"
- U.S. federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional -- "U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor in Fort Worth agreed with a coalition of 20 states that a change in tax law last year eliminating a penalty for not having health insurance invalidates the entire Obamacare law."
- Wheaton College Students Bash Pro-Life Speaker for Making Them Feel ‘Unsafe’ -- "Bomberger travels to campuses to give a lecture entitled “Black Lives Matter: In and Outside the Womb.” Bomberger was conceived through rape and put up for adoption after birth."
Thursday, December 20, 2018
An Unexpected Surprise, and other links
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