Daily Archives: 15 Apr 2017

And Now For Something Completely Different

Next time you think you’ve had a bad day- think of this German dad and daughter. One can only imagine the expletives uttered by a Bavarian driver and his teenage daughter after a farmer accidentally filled their convertible with a … Continue reading

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Call For Papers Extended

Dear Colleagues, Due to the religious holiday weekend, coupled with “tax day” in the United States, the SCSC President and Vice President have agreed to extend the deadline for panel, paper, and roundtable submissions for the 2017 Milwaukee conference until … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Conferences

The Bee Stings the Angry Agnostics

This Easter weekend, millions of people around the world will affirm their sacred belief that the resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth around 30 A.D. in Jerusalem was an elaborate hoax pulled off by a few poor fisherman. Speaking to reporters, … Continue reading

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Coptic Churches in Cairo Are Full a Week After Two of them Were Bombed

One has to wonder how many American Christians would never enter a Church again if one 3 States over were bombed. After bombing two of their churches on Palm Sunday, fearless Coptic Christians in Egypt poured to churches on Easter … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

‘And He Descended into Hell’…

So says the Creed.  But is the Creedal statement Scriptural? Here’s what Scripture says- ἐν ᾧ καὶ τοῖς ἐν φυλακῇ πνεύμασιν πορευθεὶς ἐκήρυξεν (1 Pet. 3:19) Accordingly, the creed is wrong on this point. Scripture says nothing about a descent … Continue reading

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What is the Church?

From the Geneva Catechism: M. What is the Church? S. The body and society of believers whom God hath predestined to eternal life. Outside the Church there is no salvation, nor any of the saved.  Outside the Church are only … Continue reading

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The Trumpians Elected a President Who Hasn’t Found a Church Home Yet

Big surprise… the most immoral, pagan President elected in America’s history by people who by and large fancy themselves ‘Evangelicals’ (haha) hasn’t bothered with Church since he took office. Washington churches have long welcomed presidents to their pews. Bill Clinton … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

Emil Brunner’s First Sermon

Emil Brunner, freshly ordained, preached his inaugural sermon on the 14th of April in 1912.   Unlike so many theologians Brunner actually had Pastoral experience, and never abandoned the Pulpit for the lectern- serving in both his entire life, which is … Continue reading

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