Fighting Porn; Redefining Sin; Justice Scalia; Deceptive Memorial Services for Soldiers; Obamacare;

Weekend Links

Fighting pornography might be one of the most effective things a church can do to helps in boys become men and its men to become godly. Be ruthless in weeding out this issue in your church (and yourself if that is a problem). Among other links in this list this is one of the most important.

Fall-Foliage-by Jacquelyn RickardBetter Devotion to the King of Kings

Porn and the Church Staff  (Stunning to read how big a problem this is nationally.)
Why John MacArthur May Be Losing His Voice  (Important article that discusses the attempt by Dr. MacArthur to lump all “charismatics” into one camp and dismiss them.)

How to Handle the Death of a Loved One and Other Losses  (Mark Williams —mark is a friend and leader with Dynamic Church Planting International, perhaps the most effective church planting training ministry EVER. Experience is sometimes a great teacher.)

Better Engagement with Education, Politics and Culture

Are Public Schools the Worst thing about America?  (John Stossell reports and American Vision comments.)
Government Deception Concerning the Remains of Fallen Soldiers  (Truly despicable practice of deception at ceremonies “honoring” war dead. Is there anything the government won’t lie about?)
Rand Paul Before Black Pastors with Some New Ideas  (Interesting short article on the good reception of Rand Paul’s ideas among those attending a black pastor’s conference.)
Rand Paul on the What is in the Fine Print of the Obamacare Legislation.  (It isn’t pretty; it is obsessive; it is a disaster waiting to drown in red tape.)
Just When You Thought Obamacare Scare Couldn’t Get Worse — It Does.  (John Ransom—we have only begun to suffer as a country for the stupidity of bad legislation.)

Are GMO’s As Bad as Some on the Internet Think?  (Europe is rethinking its ban on GMO crops.)
When You Subsidize Thieves You Get More Thieves  (American Vision—shocking or not so shocking, depending on your worldview.)

Better Parenting for Christ and Virtue

Raising Children in a Porn Obsessed World: How to Protect Them?  (Tim Challies —good post on one father’s counsel on how to protect and train children wisely on this important and sad reality.)
Who is in a Position to Redefine Sin?  (When the bad is called good and the good is called bad, why wouldn’t God’s judgment approach with greater speed?)

History

Revising History with the Facts: Was it the Church or the Scientific Community that Led the Persecution of Galileo?  (The truth will set you free.)
Insightful Interview with Justice Scalia


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