” If you are not willing to die for what is in the Bible, you should not give money for Bibles. Because if you give, we will smuggle more Bibles. And if we smuggle more Bibles, there will be more martyrs.” —-Richard Wurmbrand, Founder of Voice of the Martyrs Bibles for Iraq, Cuba and China
Christianity, Help for Preachers, Devotion “Oh, . . . and I’m Bi-Sexual” Some counsel on how to relate to the faddish announcement of sexual experimentation. Preaching through Romans? If you are preaching through or studying the book of Romans, after you have read the book, and read the book again, this would be a … More Weekend Links: Sobering Help for Sinning Saints
Christ alone is our righteousness.
Thoughts on Preaching I keep running into pastors who are trying to “get a message” for Sunday morning. Please stop. Please stop trying to impress, or “wow”, or prove yourself clever, or make them cry, or make them laugh, or make them like you, or think you are hip, or smart, or “balanced”, or sophisticated. … More Stop Trying to “Get a Message”
That bubble of water over the land mass of the USA is all the water there is on planet earth. “We think of Earth as the water planet. But what if you [took] … all of the water on Earth and form[ed] it into a sphere, or bubble? How big would the bubble be? The … More The Wonder of God’s Creation
Politics, Worldview, Education, and Culture Ben Shapirio on Why the Hollywood Educational Scandal Is and Isn’t Important. It’s about much more than what the media is focused on at the moment. Our Culture of Contempt The assumption that all disagreement is because the disagree-er is hateful is a major problem in our civil discourse. … More Weekend Links for St. Patricks Day Weekend
Social Justice or the Gospel? It’s a dumb question and people who come down on one side or the other are missing the teaching of Christ. Nevertheless, there is a priority of importance and we fail when we forget that priority. (Revised post from 2011) via Is the Holy Spirit at Work Outside the Church?
Just for Fun Hilarious Video of a Mic-ed Up 4-Year-Old Learning to Skate and Play Ice Hockey Go get your wife or husband; blow it up full-screen, turn up the speakers and sit back and have a good laugh! Politics, Culture and Worldview Christians and Socialism, How Should We Think? This is a collection … More Weekend Links to Make You Laugh and Cry
A Reflection on Psalm 148 (with an assist from the video below) Read Psalm 148 (or maybe 1, 8, 19, 146-150) The music of this video is hauntingly beautiful. I could listen to it for hours. Coupled with the images of a starling murmuration, it is hypnotic. But near the end of the video, there … More Starlings Painting Whales