- A Step-by-Step Primer for Church Discipline -- "Church discipline makes sense when you understand what the church is."
- Church History Made Before Our Eyes: United Methodists Make History, Affirm Biblical Standards of Sexuality -- "The United Methodist Church stands as the last mainline Protestant denomination that has not yet fully surrendered to the sexual revolution. The church has long agonized over this issue, with many in the church advocating for capitulation while a slim conservative majority still held to an orthodox teaching of marriage and sexuality."
- Dilapidated Buildings, Small Budgets, and Struggling Congregations: How Irresistible Grace Creates Steadfastness in Ministry -- "In 2019, as I look at my own ministry, I need to recall more often that 10-year-old boy sitting on the church carpet who came to Christ, not because of human ingenuity, but because of God’s grace."
- Donald Harris Slams His Daughter Senator Kamala Harris for Fraudulently Stereotyping Jamaicans and Accuses Her of Playing Identity Politics -- "My dear departed grandmothers...must be turning in their grave right now...Speaking for myself and my immediate Jamaican family, we wish to categorically dissociate ourselves from this travesty."
- Don’t Ignore the “Speed Limit”: How the Sufficiency of Scripture Should Make Us Patient -- "The Bible’s speed limit signs are posted everywhere, but our focus on numbers and fast growth causes us to speed right by them. These signs call us to a ministry characterized by patience."
- Equality is Medicine, Not Food -- "I do not think that equality is one of those things (like wisdom or happiness) which are good simply in themselves and for their own sakes."
- Gay rights activist set fire to his own home in fake hate crime, Michigan police say -- "The Michigan case is gaining national attention alongside the situation involving Jussie Smollett, another alleged hate crime victim who became the accused."
- Hey Calvinist, Enough of Your Revivalism -- "What we want is revival, a genuine work of the Spirit, not a product of human technique."
- In search of the King James Version -- "So, when we finally found an 1873 original that we could borrow, we photographed it at high resolution and had it typed at 99.995% accuracy."
- Senate Democrats Block Bill to Stop Infanticide and Care for Babies Born Alive After Abortions -- "During the debate, several Democrats misled the Senate about the bill and falsely claimed the measure would ban abortions or ban late-term abortions. They made the usual pro-abortion claims that pro-life lawmakers hate women or somehow abortion is women’s health."
- Should Christians “Disown” Gay Sons and Daughters? -- "...a person who chooses to pursue homosexual activity cannot remain in good standing in a local church, as with anyone living in any significant and unrepentant sin.
- Unfriending Facebook -- "Facebook needs to face the fact that life is not a Facebook page consisting of superficial posts of fun and games."
- 4 Reasons You Should Preach through Jonah -- "Jonah confronts all of us with God’s sovereign will."
Saturday, March 02, 2019
Equality is Medicine, and other links
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