Monthly Archives: July 2003

My Brilliant Son Joshua

Last Wednesday morning, a guy at Bible study mentioned that his 4 year old son had managed to memorize Proverbs 9:9 by overhearing him trying to learn it. I was curious to see whether my 2 1/2 year old son … Continue reading

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Uday, Qusay Dead; Iraqis Celebrate

Read the obituaries of Qusay Saddam Hussein and Uday Saddam Hussein, both of whom are now burning in hell for all eternity. Is it any wonder that Iraqis are celebrating? Baghdad’s curfew was broken by the crackle of gunfire as … Continue reading

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Clinton Defends Bush on Iraq WMDs

Bill Clinton on Bush’s Iraqi WMD claims: “You know, everybody makes mistakes when they are president,” he said. “I mean, you can’t make as many calls as you have to without messing up once in a while. The thing we … Continue reading

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The Church: Different From the World (AW Tozer)

Therefore “Come out from among them and be separate,” says the Lord. “Do not touch what is unclean, and I will receive you.” –2 Corinthians 6:17 The church’s mightiest influence is felt when she is different from the world in … Continue reading

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A Matter of the Heart

In my quiet time yesterday I was reflecting on Proverbs 21. I read verses such as: 2 Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth the hearts. 3 To do justice and judgment … Continue reading

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Christian Liberty

I’ve had a lot of discussions with people about the subject of Christian liberty. What are Christian standards? How is this different from legalism? How about brothers with weak faith? Lo and behold, this question was clearly answered almost five … Continue reading

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Frustration

I’m pretty discouraged and frustrated right now. Until recently, I was more of a political blogger than a spiritual one. The other day I was reading some popular political blogs and four of them in a row were filled with … Continue reading

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Christian Metaphors

Fundamentalists and evangelicals don’t agree, or even understand one another, because we are using radically different metaphors to understand how Christians relate to the world. I’ll attempt to identify those metaphors, demonstrate how they play out in our thinking, and suggest a possibly better metaphor. Continue reading

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Evangelicals and Fundamentalists

As a self-titled fundamentalist, I want to present my own side of 10 distinctions between fundamentalists and evangelicals as presented on Thinklings.org.Please note that I’m using “evangelicals” and “fundamentalists” in the way that those terms are used on the site … Continue reading

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Collin County Gun Range

Kim du Toit wrote about the city of McKinney, Texas trying to shut down Collin County Gun Range. Emperor Misha of the Anti-Idiotarian Rottweiler also picked up on it. Both were very disappointed (that’s an understatement!) in the NRA for … Continue reading

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