A Renewed Call for a Federal Marriage Amendment

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The solution to the marriage issue is to adopt a federal marriage amendment which protects traditional marriage.

Why is the USA Going to Sheol in a Shopping Cart?

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Besides the errors of government too big and government too small, there is one other growing temptation for the Christian that may have become more common than either of those other ills and is even more deadly: government too important. We have convinced ourselves that gaining the seats of power is the key to spreading […]

Americans United for Separation of Church and State Imposes Its Views on Religious People

My recent post discussing Wayne Grudem’s new work, Politics According to the Bible, must have ruffled a few feathers over at Americans United for the Separation of Church and State.  Their communications associate, Sandhya Bathija, decided to respond to my linking their organization to the view that “government should exclude religion.” She writes: A new […]

Why Thinking Government Should Exclude Religion is Wrong

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I started to read over the weekend a new book by Dr. Wayne Grudem, professor of systematic theology at Phoenix Seminary called Politics According to the Bible.  In the first chapter he discusses five wrong views about Christians and government.  One of those is the view that government should exclude religion.  This is the view […]

Wayne Grudem vs. Greg Boyd: Christian View of Civil Government

I started to read over the weekend a new book by Dr. Wayne Grudem, professor of systematic theology at Phoenix Seminary called Politics According to the Bible.  In the first chapter entitled “Five Wrong Views About Christians and Government” he takes on the claim that Dr. Greg Boyd made in his book, The Myth of […]

Wayne Grudem: Churches Should Be Able to Endorse Candidates

I read an op/ed written by Dr. Wayne Grudem who teaches biblical studies and theology at Phoenix Seminary.  Prior to that he was at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.  I read the op/ed with interest as he rarely enters the political fray.  In this op/ed he wanted to address pastors making endorsements from the pulpit, in […]

Wayne Grudem: Churches Should Be Able to Endorse Candidates

I read an op/ed written by Dr. Wayne Grudem who teaches biblical studies and theology at Phoenix Seminary.  Prior to that he was at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.  I read the op/ed with interest as he rarely enters the political fray.  In this op/ed he wanted to address pastors making endorsements from the pulpit, in […]

Men and Women: Whose Weaker? Whose Smarter?

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From 50 Crucial Questions About Manhood and Womanhood: An Overview of Central Concerns About Manhood and Womanhood by John Piper and Wayne Grudem: When someone asks if women are weaker than men, or smarter than men, or more easily frightened than men, or something like that, perhaps the best way to answer is this: women […]

Latte Links (11/18)

Some miscellany I’ve read. Casey’s Critical Thinking: Japanese bowing etiquette Wayne Grudem: The Perspicuity of Scripture (HT: Todd Pruitt) WSJ: Her Side of the Story by Melanie Kirkpatrick NRO: The Rogue, on the Record (National Review interview with Sarah Palin) IBD: Bombs And Circuses in New York WSJ: The $1.9 Trillion Gimmick Ben Witherington: 2012—Noah […]

Twenty Items of Interest (v.44)

1.  Just wondering if other states are doing this, but Alaska is looking to divest Alaskan money in Sudan in response to Darfur.  All states should look at taking stands against genocide similar to this (if they haven’t already).  (HT: Conservatives for Palin). 2. R.C. Sproul of Ligonier Ministries writes “Secularism: Ignoring the Eternal” – […]

Twenty Items of Interest (v.29)

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1.  Obama isn’t going to take anymore of McCain’s “guff”, John Mark Reynolds in a wonderfully snarky post points out that McCain has been taking guff all of his life. 2.  From Crummy Church Signs – “Inhale faith.  Exhale works.” I love the caption that he came up with to accompany this sign – “To […]