Daily Archives: 30 Aug 2017

It’s Going to be a Fantastic Semester

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Trump: Grifter in Chief

“There’s no apparent line for the president on how his office can be used for financial benefit, for profit going into his pocket or money going into his campaign,” said Fred Wertheimer, of the watchdog group Democracy 21. “In essence, … Continue reading

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The Bee Stings the #NashvilleStatement Angst on Display

After numerous prominent Christians and everyday believers alike signed the Nashville Statement affirming basic Christian doctrine held with rare exception for 2,000 years, progressives across the nation flooded the internet in droves to voice their horror and disgust at the … Continue reading

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If You Are in Zürich, You Should Attend This

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Folk These Days…

‘Who do you think you are, judging other people?!?!?!’ says man judging other people… I guess some things are just so obvious that they can’t be seen.

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The Bee Mocks the Always Ridiculous Jim Bakker and His Threat of Civil War

In a stern warning to anti-Trumpers nationwide, televangelist Jim Bakker warned on his show Tuesday that all six people who are somehow still following him will “come out of the shadows” and start a civil war if President Trump happens … Continue reading

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Finkelstein and Römer Make Newsweek

Their dig is described.  Enjoy.

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This Is What A Church Looks Like When It’s Members Don’t Care

A church in France whose members simply stopped attending.

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Jonathan Edwards’ Admonition to Congregations

If Christ gives you a minister that is a burning and shining light, take heed that you do not hate the light, because your deeds are reproved by it; but love and rejoice in his light; and that not only … Continue reading

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NPR’s Report on Joel Osteen

Joel Osteen, an advocate of “prosperity gospel” theology, presides over a 17,000-seat church in Houston, but agreed to open it to evacuees only after coming under intense criticism on social media. Give the report a listen.

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Sad News: Douglas Templeton has Died

Dr Douglas A. Templeton RIP Colleagues will be saddened to learn of the death last week of Dr Douglas Templeton, former Senior Lecturer in New Testament at New College, Edinburgh. Aside from stories of bringing his dog to lectures, he … Continue reading

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Today With Zwingli

H. Zwingli wrote a brief letter to Philipp of Hesse on the 30th of August, 1530, informing him that the requested publication of the sermon on Providence Zwingli had preached at Marburg and which Philipp appreciated so much was printed … Continue reading

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Stetzer Defends Osteen…

Apparently the fact that Osteen is a heretic doesn’t bother Ed.  But then of course Ed has his own problems with living the high life too, so maybe he and Osteen have more in common than we know. By the … Continue reading

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Zwingli on Hypocrisy

Zwingli astutely notes, concerning hypocrisy- … those who are a prey to obstinate hypocrisy can never be persuaded by the most skillful argument to confess what they really feel and have in their hearts. Yet the more persistently they refuse, … Continue reading

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Truth From Luther

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