Category Archives: culture

Folly and Wisdom regarding Marriage and Divorce

Folly: “If you’re cheating on your spouse physically or emotionally, it might be time to give your spouse the respect they deserve and get a divorce so you both can find happiness.” – Joe and Cheryl Dillon (Huffington Post) Wisdom: … Continue reading

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A Response to Danny Cortez for my Fellow Los Angeles Southern Baptist Association Pastors and Messengers

A response to “The Third Way: A Response to the Southern Baptist Convention” by Danny Cortez. Danny Cortez and New Heart Church have clearly communicated their stance to Southern Baptists in Danny’s most recent blog post. Here’s a response from … Continue reading

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A Twitter Conversation: For and Against Gay “Marriage”

If you want to see the conversation on Twitter here’s the link. Ryan T. Anderson @RyanT_Anderson  Sep 27 Judges should not insert their own preferences about marriage and declare them to be required by the Constitution. Robbie Medwed @rjmedwed  Sep 27 @RyanT_Anderson hahahahaha….That … Continue reading

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“How can you espouse genuine equality if you don’t allow gay people the same rights to get married as straight people?”

If you disagree with so-called gay marriage, you better have a good, thoughtful, and convincing answer to this question: “How can you espouse genuine equality if you don’t allow gay people the same rights to get married as straight people?” … Continue reading

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Freedom from Slavery to Pornography – 3 resources

An audio interview: Porn, Pride, and Praise: An Interview with Heath Lambert A blog post: 20 Quotes from Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace A book for sale on Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of … Continue reading

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Round up of blog posts to help thinking about the Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman Case from a Christian Perspective

7 Posts that help us think about the Trayvon Martin / George Zimmerman tragedy, racism, and what to do as Christians: Bobby Scott takes us through his initial reaction as an African-American and then guides us in thinking about racism, … Continue reading

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Contextualization in 9Marks’ Persepctive

5 Links: How Do We Contextualize Biblically? How can you tell the difference between legitimate contexualization and unbibilical compromise? Contextualization and Consistency Putting Contextualization in its place T4G panel discussion – Contextualization: Lost in Translation? (with a follow up blog post … Continue reading

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I am Unlimited? Kobe, Homosexuality, Racism, God, Limits, and our Happiness

From the Sprint commercial claiming that because we’re unlimited we have the right to unlimited data on our phones. The commercial says, “The miraculous is everywhere, in our homes, in our minds. We can share every second in data dressed … Continue reading

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Following a Fascinating Debate and Feeling like a Tennis Ball

My immediate reaction was to side with Thabiti after reading his first 3 posts. Then Doug Wilson’s response made sense. Then Thabiti’s response made sense. So right now, having learned from both sides, I think I land somewhere like Thabiti’s … Continue reading

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Hail to the Chief

Because we know as believers that we will eternally say “Jesus is Lord,” we can as citizens temporally say, “Hail to the chief.” Read the whole post.

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