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Top Posts of 2017

Top Posts of 2017

Here are the top blog articles from 2017: #10: What homeschoolers and Christian schoolers need to know about HR 610 by Scott Aniol As the Homeschool Legal Defense Association notes, as nice as that might be, money from the government always eventually leads to more governmental regulations. We homeschoolers and private schoolers would rather the government just… Continue Reading

Give to the Max Day 2015

Give to the Max Day 2015

“Give to the Max Day” is coming. This event is sponsored annually by Minnesota philanthropists in behalf of charitable organizations such as Central Seminary. It encourages a concerted effort by the non-profits to raise as much funding as possible online in a single event. This year’s Give to the Max Day is Thursday, November 12.… Continue Reading

T. David Gordon’s Foreword to By the Waters of Babylon

T. David Gordon’s Foreword to By the Waters of Babylon

The following is the foreword to By the Waters of Babylon: Worship in a Post Christian Culture by Scott Aniol. The surprising acrimony that sometimes attended the “worship wars” of the last several decades suggested that we were talking past each other; that what we were talking about was somehow the tip of a larger, undiscussed iceberg beneath… Continue Reading

Victoria Osteen, Conservative Christian Declaration, Mohler on Hillsong, and more – Week in Review (9/13)

Victoria Osteen, Conservative Christian Declaration, Mohler on Hillsong, and more – Week in Review (9/13)

Articles Victoria Osteen and the Evangelical confusion about Christian happiness Announcing the publication of A Conservative Christian Declaration! I Don’t Understand Secure As We Endure Mark the Evangelist: Faithful Despite Failure (Part 2 of 2) News & Reviews Al Mohler criticizes Hillsong for diminishing the gospel At the root of so much Christian “engagement” with… Continue Reading

“I am not sure that defenders of Reformed or Christian rappers are capable of seeing the difference between The Three Stooges and Shakespeare.”

“I am not sure that defenders of Reformed or Christian rappers are capable of seeing the difference between The Three Stooges and Shakespeare.”

D. G. Hart offers good perspective on the recent debate. Here’s his closing paragraph: I don’t know why it would be offensive to put rap and hip-hop in the same ephemeral category of The Three Stooges, The Simpsons, and Ricky Gervais. To do so is just as implicitly elitist and hierarchical as the white-guy panel… Continue Reading

Some posts worth reading on Christian rap

Some posts worth reading on Christian rap

Here are just two posts on the recent Christian rap issue that are worth reading: What Rap Means Shai Linne and Scott interacted in a mutually respectful way, I felt. And I hope they can dialogue publicly. If they do, I would like to hear more from Shai on this question of what rap means. I… Continue Reading

John MacArthur on the Deafening Silence of Evangelicals

John MacArthur on the Deafening Silence of Evangelicals

Theological pacifism has inadvertently given license to many false teachers. They have free reign to misrepresent the Holy Spirit and mislead the people of God by proclaiming their imaginings as direct revelation from the Lord. Believers cannot sit and watch as such blasphemy poisons the minds of people looking for the truth. Read more and… Continue Reading

What the Hijabi Witnessed (and What She Didn’t)

What the Hijabi Witnessed (and What She Didn’t)

A compelling look by Carl Trueman at the beauty and gospel benefit of Scripture-rich liturgy. Here’s a snippet: Yet here is the irony: in this liberal Anglican chapel, the hijabi experienced an hour long service in which most of the time was spent occupied with words drawn directly from scripture. She heard more of the… Continue Reading

Justice, Relevance, Pride, Best, Creeds: Week in Review (3/10)

Justice, Relevance, Pride, Best, Creeds: Week in Review (3/10)

Articles Justice, Wrath, and Propitiation Relevance is Irrelevant (Conclusion) Young, Brazen, and Proud Another Beautiful Journey, Another Wrong Destination The Use of Creeds News & Reviews Should Christians love their country? Knowing vs. Feeling in Worship by Nathan W. Bingham | Ligonier Ministries Blog “When the words serve the music, we gratify self. When the… Continue Reading

Music without sin, reading, and more: Week in Review (7/27)

Music without sin, reading, and more: Week in Review (7/27)

Miss anything this week? Here are the articles and links we posted this week? Articles Christians Must Read Music through a sinless lense Relevance is Irrelevant (Part 12) Is It Time to Join the SBC? News & Reviews Theotokos Is Your Child a Christian? Why do some Protestants become Catholics? The Death of Reverence, The… Continue Reading