Monthly Archives: August 2004

More than Obedience

Colossians 1 9 For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual … Continue reading

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Third Grader Arrested

Third-grader arrested for disorderly conduct An Espanola third-grader was handcuffed and arrested by police after hitting another student with a basketball, the child’s mother and her lawyer say. … The boy’s mother, Angelica Esquibel, said he was sent to the … Continue reading

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Keepers at Home

My pastor is preaching systematically through Titus. Within the next few weeks (he goes s..l..o..w..l..y!) he’ll get to Titus 2:3-5, which says that women ought to be “keepers at home”. I know he will do a faithful exposition of this, … Continue reading

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Ellen DeGeneres Playing God

FOX is reporting that Ellen DeGeneres will play God in a remake of the 1977 blasphemycomedy “Oh, God!” I guess she’s not as bad as Rosie O’Donnell, but still… Ezekiel 1 And I looked, and, behold, a whirlwind came out … Continue reading

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Why Can’t We Sing about Jesus?

Some very good friends of our sent their oldest daughter to kindergarten this week. She has reportedly adjusted to kindergarten very well, but she has a question. Why can’t we sing songs about Jesus at school? This speaks to the … Continue reading

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Engage the Culture: Open Fire!

My sister emailed me this morning about a guy at her church who thinks Christians shouldn’t vote, because after all we are citizens of the kingdom of heaven, and who cares about the kingdoms of men. There is also a … Continue reading

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Hooters Bible Study

Once you accept a few unbiblical notions, there’s no telling where you will end up. Things like “It’s all about evangelism”, and “Jesus hung out with [unrepentant] sinners”. When you then lift “I became all things to all men” totally … Continue reading

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Something Else I Wanted to Say

Since most of my friends are about my age, several of them are sending their children off to school for the first time. Unsurprisingly, there has been a lot of conversation about this in the past week or so. Here’s what I wanted to say: You know, it doesn’t _have_ to be this way. There are other options. You can keep them at home. Continue reading

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What I Wanted to Say

There have been a couple of conversations in the past two weeks or so where I didn’t say what I wanted to say. The other day, a co-worker asked me “Do you know what day care for an infant costs?” … Continue reading

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Why Can’t They Call Him a “Baby”?

The remains of Laci Peterson and the couple’s fetus washed ashore in April 2003 This is just disgusting. Every time the AP has a story about Scott Peterson, they always call Connor “the couple’s fetus”. Would it be so terribly … Continue reading

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