Monthly Archives: June 2017
The Bee gets it right– to the shame of many ‘Evangelicals’. Report: Majority Of Christians Far More Concerned About Which Bathrooms Trans People Use Than Whether Or Not They Will Go To Heaven When They Die. Think about it.
Es sieht aus wie eine Mischung aus einem klein geschriebenen “ß” und einem großen “B”: Das Eszett, das es als Beschluss des Rates für deutsche Rechtschreibung ab sofort auch als Großbuchstaben gibt. Wichtig ist das vor allem für das Schreiben … Continue reading
Martin Luther’s mother Margarethe died on June 30, 1531, in Magdeburg, Germany. From his descriptions of her, we know that he saw her as a stern but loving mother. Even Lucas Cranach the Elder’s portrait of her gives her a … Continue reading
Now if the rest of the States will have the same courage and follow suit-
What are Christians to be and to do in the world? What does faithfulness look like in these complex and confusing times? Christians are often told either to take over the world in God’s name or to withdraw into faithful … Continue reading
Jesus Christ is arguably the most famous man who ever lived. His image adorns countless churches, icons, and paintings. He is the subject of millions of statues, sculptures, devotional objects and works of art. Everyone can conjure an image of … Continue reading
The ‘Person in the Pew’ commentary series is the only series of Commentaries written by a single person on the entire Bible and aimed at layfolk in modern history. The books are all available in PDF format from yours truly for a … Continue reading
And if the Governor of Tennessee (and the rest) send them what they want, they are complicit in their fascism. A letter from Kris Kobach, the vice chairman of a White House commission looking into voter fraud and other irregularities, … Continue reading
Sermons in Geneva before Calvin were very much like most sermons today- silly stories and ridiculous tales were told by Priests who preferred that sort of nonsense to proclamation of Scripture. … in consequence of the ridicule which the priests drew … Continue reading
On the 30th of June in the year of our Lord, 1525, Huldrych Zwingli published one of his most delightful and useful volumes, Von dem Predigtamt. Who, and what, is a Preacher and what does his office entail? But even … Continue reading
It’s funny because it’s true. Pastor John O’Brien is still referencing the single koine Greek word he knows into every single sermon he delivers, the congregation at Lakeside Baptist Church confirmed Thursday. According to church members, the pastor references the … Continue reading
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For one simple reason- generations and generations of people attended VBS and were not ‘driven away from the Church’ by it. Blaming the departure of Millennials from the Church on VBS is pure, unadulterated, blinkered, idiotic, senseless, baseless, deceitful stupidity.
Yesterday was “Freedom Sunday” at the First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. The pastor of First Baptist is Robert Jeffress. He is a Trump supporter, Christian nationalist, and prominent court evangelical. As the pictures attached to this tweet indicate, it was a … Continue reading
Why bother with study when you can just steal sermons from other people?
“I have no use for cranks who despise music, because it is a gift of God. Next after theology, I give to music the highest place and the greatest honor.”—Martin Luther. Enjoy this week’s post.