Monthly Archive: July 2013

Links 272

Links

Sometimes, my limitations as a thinker and writer are made glaringly obvious. Such is the case today when I open with two articles by Carl Trueman that basically say everything I’ve tried to say...

Things I Think 68

Things I Think

1.“But God, who comforts the downcast, comforted us by the coming of Titus, and not only by his coming but also by the comfort with which he was comforted by you,”(2 Corinthians 7:6–7 ESV)...

The Weekend Word 9

The Weekend Word

What did you teach? What did you learn? Did you hear the Gospel? PROPITIATION     Here we reach the real heart—the heart of the heart, we may say—of Christianity; for if the Incarnation...

TGIF 124

TGIF

I almost sat in it. We had come to this skatepark because the one closest to home was closed…locked up “because of vandalism”. This park was open, but had been far more “vandalized’ than...

J.I. Packer On The Numbers 51

J.I. Packer On The Numbers

“I have found that churches, pastors, seminaries, and parachurch agencies throughout North America are mostly playing the numbers game—that is, defining success in terms of numbers of heads counted or added to those that...

Participation Required: Worst Injury! 29

Participation Required: Worst Injury!

Got it Saturday. Was riding my new BMX bike in a downpour with the neighborhood kids when I lost control of my bike and road-rashed my right wrist and elbow bad. Caught most of...

Evangelicals Make Public Statement About Child Abuse In The Church 61

Evangelicals Make Public Statement About Child Abuse In The Church

G.R.A.C.E. has released a very powerful public statement regarding child abuse in the church. That statement has already been signed by men like Steve Brown, Scott McKnight, and William Paul Young. “Recent allegations of...

Links 56

Links

Musical duo “The Civil Wars” live up to their name. Reactions to the Zimmerman verdict… The difference between being a critic and being a “hater”… UK soon to legalize gay marriage…   I post...