Monthly Archives: November 2014

Book Write-Up: Samuel Rutherford

Richard M. Hannula.  Samuel Rutherford.  Grand Rapids: EP Books, 2014. Samuel Rutherford was a seventeenth century Presbyterian minister in Scotland.  In Samuel Rutherford, which is part of the series Bitesize Biographies, Richard Hannula tells the story of Rutherford’s life, devotions, … Continue reading

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Honest Prayer

At church this morning, the pastor preached about Thanksgiving.  He told us about the 1965 movie Shenandoah, in which Jimmy Stewart played a farmer during the American Civil War.   Stewart’s character was named Charlie Anderson, and he was trying … Continue reading

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Why does God allow so much natural evil from earthquakes?

Originally posted on WINTERY KNIGHT:
My friend Eric Chabot of Ratio Christi shared this video with me, which features chemist Fazale Rana. The video runs under 4 minutes: Basically, there was an atheist who challenged the idea that nature is…

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II Chronicles 8

I have two items for my blog post today about II Chronicles 8. 1.  II Chronicles 8:1-2 states in the NRSV: “At the end of twenty years, during which Solomon had built the house of the LORD and his own … Continue reading

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Ramblings About the Fine-Tuning of the Universe

I recently read an article by Julie Roys, host of Moody Radio’s Up for Debate program.  The article is entitled “Facts About the Universe That Will Blow Your Mind.”  The article goes into the fine-tuning of the universe.  Essentially, this … Continue reading

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Recent books of interest

I have done these lists in the past (here and here). So, per usual, I have wisely chosen some noteworthy recent releases in theology…just in time for your Christmas wishlists! Hans Urs von Balthasar, Dare We Hope That All Men Be…

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The Jeopardy Match: Julia vs. Arthur Chu

I wrote a post last week, Jeopardy Disappointment, in which I expressed disappointment because I thought that Julia Collins would not be going up against Arthur Chu in the Tournament of Champions, since Julia had lost the night before.  But, … Continue reading

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Christians understand your feelings better than you

Preach it.

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The Inclusive Exclusivity of Christianity over against the Inclusivity of Pluarlism

Originally posted on The Evangelical Calvinist:
I just posted the following to my group blog for a program I am a part of through Princeton Theological Seminary. One of our assignments was to listen to the following podcast by Eboo…

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Movie Write-Up (Sort of): Redeemed

I recently watched the 2014 Christian movie, Redeemed, which was produced (in part) by Pure Flix Entertainment, the company that gave us the movie God’s Not Dead.  As is the case with a number of Pure Flix films, David A.R. … Continue reading

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