Daily Archives: 8 Sep 2016

Enter to Win a Copy of “This Changed Everything”

This fantastic video produced by the Christian History Institute can be yours if you’re the lucky winner.  To win, you simply need to enter by Sharing this post on your twitter feed, Facebook page, or blog (and you have to … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, media | 4 Comments

Emil Brunner – ein missverstandener Pionier: Tagung zu seinem 50. Todestag am 12. September.

I wish more than anything I had known about this in advance so I could have made arrangements to attend.  Because I would have.  No question. Der Zürcher Professor Emil Brunner (1889-1966) war einer der grossen Theologen des 20. Jahrhunderts. … Continue reading

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Incest… First Mom Married the Son, then the Daughter…

Ick.  And sick. 43-year-old woman and her 23-year-old daughter have been arrested and charged with incest after authorities in Oklahoma discovered they were married. Patricia Spann, the mother, had lost custody of her three children some years ago. The daughter, Misty, … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture, Total Depravity

Bloggers and Their First Serious Relationships…

So as not to embarrass anyone I’ll just share the photos of these young ladies who were, interestingly, the first serious relationships of bloggers you know well, without telling you who those bloggers are.  Though you’re free to guess.  You’ll … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

Quote of the Day

God has work to do in this world, and to desert it because of its difficulties and entanglements is to cast off his authority. Universal holiness is required of us, that we may do the will of God in our … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

Gary Johnson: Evidence of Long Term Weed Use, Exhibit One

Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson asked a television interviewer today, “What is Aleppo?” betraying a lack of interest or even superficial knowledge of the civil war in Syria that’s been raging for more than five years. The question came during … Continue reading

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An Interview with Matthias Freudenberg: 30 Jahre Bekenntnis von Belhar

Im September 1986 hat die Synode der damaligen „Dutch Reformed Mission Church“ in Südafrika das Bekenntnis von Belhar beschlossen. Vor welchem Hintergrund entstand das Bekenntnis und was sind die Kernaussagen? Das Bekenntnis von Belhar ist in einer Situation entstanden, die … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Theology

Scriptureless Theology and the ‘Theologians’ Who Practice It

Any theology lacking a text isn’t theology at all.  It’s fantasy.  The invention of the so called theologian’s imagination and never more.

Posted in Modern Culture, Pentebabbleism, Pentebabbleists, pseudo-christianity, pseudo-theology

Celebrating the Birth-iversary of Peter Martyr Vermigli

Today marks the anniversary of Vermigli’s birth, on 8 September 1499 (or 1500- there is some debate about the year).  His numerous writings are still very much worth reading.  Encyclopedia Brittanica describes him thusly: The son of a prosperous shoemaker, … Continue reading

Posted in Scholars You Should Know, Vermigli

People… And their Drugs…

A woman in Columbia is facing charges after police say she tried to take a remove a body from a casket during a funeral service. Cynthia Frierson, 36, was charged with disrupting funeral or memorial service, public intoxication, driving on … Continue reading

Posted in bizarre news, Modern Culture