Monthly Archives: June 2004

More Theology from my 3 year old

My 3-year-old son Joshua is turning into quite a theologian. He asked one day “Why does God make bad people?” Fortunately his catechism already had the answer. I asked him “Why did God make you and all things?” and he … Continue reading

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Church Discipline Meets Litigation

1 Corinthians 5 3 For I verily, as absent in body, but present in spirit, have judged already, as though I were present, concerning him that hath so done this deed, 4 In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, … Continue reading

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Christian Education Resolution

This is the anti-public school resolution submitted to the SBC and rejected. I’m interested to know what my readers (both of you!) think of it. I am particularly interested in what you think of the “Whereas” clauses. Do you disagree … Continue reading

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Unity

1 Corinithians 1:10 Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the … Continue reading

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Christian Denomination Selector

The Christian Denomination Selector quiz is making the rounds. Here are my answers to the questions, and results: The Questions 1. There is one God. Agree, High priority. If there isn’t, what am I wasting my time for? 2. God … Continue reading

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Court Affirms Ban on School Bible Classes

Court Affirms Ban on School Bible Classes Schools in Rhea County, Tennessee (near Chattanooga) have been teaching children the Bible. Citing the separation of church and state, the courts have ordered a halt to this 50 year old practice. Maybe … Continue reading

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Just Smile A Lot

I was listening to a sampler CD of The Basement Tapes that came with the Draught Horse Press catalog I got the other day. These guys are good. They make good points, full of plenty of wisecracks. One in particular … Continue reading

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Wild Animus

I just finished reading Wild Animus. It was very engaging and well written. I couldn’t put it down. The interspersal of Sam’s manuscript within the novel drew me in. The intentional ambiguity between Sam’s writing of a ram, his “transformation” … Continue reading

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