Daily Archives: October 4, 2013

Russell Moore vs. Pope Francis on evangelism

Originally posted on Mercy not Sacrifice:
Only a Southern Baptist like Russell Moore would be crass enough to refer to a sitting pope as a “theological wreck.” Moore took exception to some of Francis’ comments in a recent interview with…

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Unworthiness, and the Prodigal Who Played by the Rules

There were interesting discussions at my church’s Bible study last night.  We talked about such topics as the challenges and difficulties in interpreting the Bible, people who have been released from mental institutions who cannot get on their feet, and … Continue reading

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Reinventing Richard Nixon 8

I finished Daniel Frick’s Reinventing Richard Nixon: A Cultural History of an American Obsession.  In this post, I’ll use as my starting-point something that Frick says on pages 222-223: “…Dallas Boyd, who has developed a fascination with Buddhism, theosophy, astrology, … Continue reading

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Wisdom from Josh McDowell on Unbelievable

As of late, I haven’t been able to get enough of the radio program Unbelievable?, a Christian British program that is hosted by Justin Brierley.  Brierley has on prominent Christian apologists, scholars, and thinkers, as well as non-believing writers and … Continue reading

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