Morning Musings I am a birther and I am looking forward to my third birth. So yes, my title was a little bit of a “click bait.” I’m not reflecting on politics. This has nothing to do with President Obama, or Ted Cruz or anything related to any controversy. It has to do with the wonder … More I’m a Birther.
Weekend Links Had my first spill on the bike this season on Wednesday but was still able to go out for a 6.4 mile ride this afternoon. Wind was brutal and I couldn’t get south because of a train stopped on the tracks that I had no way around but it was still a good … More Contempt for the Constitution; Abortion Stupidity; John Piper; and much more
Weekend Links Enjoy these, especially the last one in the list. Better Engagement with Culture Ending Abortion in North Dakota (Looking to the day when abortion has ended everywhere. Fighting the Battle for Personhood.) A Protestant Evangelical View on the Ministry and Resignation of the Pope (Russel Moore) Obama’s Promise to Spend without Adding a … More FEMA Discrimination agst Churches; Downton Abbey Evaluations; Bill Moyers; John Piper; Russell Moore; Ending Abortion
Weekend Links Sometimes we grow weary of doing good. That’s why there is a biblical exhortation to not let it happen. Sometimes we get tired of certain topics because we don’t seem to be making enough traction. Yet the battles must be fought. Abortion crept in to the culture and caught most unaware in 1973. … More Same-Sex Marriage Debate Not Over; Wendell Berry; Bill Hybels; Legalizing Pedophilia Getting Closer?; Christian Preaching; Multi-site Churches
I supported the President in his public speech after the Sandy Hook elementary school murders. I wrote about how the President was eloquent and reflective and served the country well in his remarks as he sought to provide comfort and hope to the nation. I still think the same way. Our President, for a moment, … More What If President Obama Was Pro-Life?
Weekend Links Some great videos and articles below. You will find help for your spirit, wisdom for your preaching, challenge for your thinking, and hope and direction for your present. You won’t find an endorsement from me of everything that is said. Remember to pray for the victims of the Connecticut murderer. And pray for our … More Ayn Rand no hero; Union Thugs; Dennis Miller; Divided Politics not Bad; Myth Liberals have Created;
Weekend Links Politics, Japan, Biblical Interpretation, a smattering of John Piper, Tim Keller and R.C. Sproul, with a little bit of Al Mohler thrown in with Michael Breen and Tullian Tchividjian—-so much to choose from. This weeks links are the last for two weeks. I will be traveling to Japan to speak at a conference … More Church Planting, Michael Breen; Missional Movement Fail; R.C., Piper and Keller
Weekend Links Get a cup of coffee, take 30 minutes, and pick any five of these articles. Remember, “readers are leaders and leaders are readers.” There are some challenging links here but of course, I don’t vouch for all the perspectives or conclusions. Growing Better Christians and Leaders The Hole in Our Holiness (Interview with … More The Hole in Holiness; Perry Noble; Chick-fil-A; White House Math; Thank God for Pagans; False Conversions; and much, much more
Weekend Links Some very provocative links this week and one very funny one! As with every other week, I can’t vouch for all the content. Whimsy and Humor Ultra Condensed Book Reviews (Book a Minute.—-Too funny) Engaging with Culture How Many Are Gay? Reality and Myth (The Atlantic—no matter what our policy, shouldn’t it be … More A Potpourri of Annotated Links on Culture, Doctrine, Churches and Praxis
Tuesday is for Preaching I was alerted to this article by Ed Stetzer in his Monday Morning Round Up. It was stunning to read that: the Obama Administration was admitting that a pregnant woman bears a baby not a collection of cells. the Obama Administration didn’t see the inconsistency of this admission and their continued … More The Insanity of Our Present Government