Daily Archives: 27 Feb 2017
Simple- immoral politicians are elected by immoral voters. The former cannot succeed without the latter.
The Texas state wrestling championships aren’t usually national news. But they made headlines this weekend when a 17-year-old transgender boy — barred by state rules from competing in the boys’ league — won his weight class, against girls. Mack Beggs, … Continue reading
At Southeastern Seminary: This year is the 500th anniversary of Luther’s 95 Theses. Dr. Bruce Gordon from Yale divinity school will be talking with our own Dr. Stephen Eccher about how we can read theologians so far removed from our … Continue reading
February 27, 2017 From the undersigned members of the Executive Committee of the National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion: As scholars who are committed to studying and understanding texts, religious groups and faith commitments, which take many forms, it seems … Continue reading
„Visibilis Ecclesia Christi, est congregatio eorum omnium, tam vere fidelium, quam hypocritarum qui profitentur purum Euangelium, fugientum impuram doctrinam, agnoscentum Christum unicum Summum caput Servatorum, Pontificem & Mediatorem, rite utentiu Sacramentis & clavibus Christo traditits.“ – Petrus Dathenus
One question- why did he have to be a Baptist?
No one shall reject you or consider you good on account of any food, or holyday, whether you rest or not (always excepting Sundays, after God’s Word has been heard and communion administered). Let the new moon fast and the … Continue reading
From the brilliant collection of Zwingli’s Works which also counts among its constituent parts this utterly fantastic introduction to the life and work of Zwingli– which is described thusly by Peter Opitz- Jim West’s book on Zwingli can be highly … Continue reading
The core problem of modern American Christianity is that too many of its members are satisfied with utter mediocrity and have no intention of excelling at faith. Aspiration to authentic discipleship is as rare as real commitment.
In one of his sermons Luther remarked The flesh hangs around my neck together with the old Adam, who fell in Paradise ‹and is inborn in us›, whom we lug about in this life and cannot be rid of until … Continue reading
From all over the world, they flocked to this tiny town in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, lured by promises of inner peace and eternal life. What many found instead: years of terror — waged in the name … Continue reading