Daily Archives: 25 May 2019

Healthy Skepticism and Unhealthy Credulity

Skepticism is the only sensible attitude towards everything on social media and towards the media in general. Be skeptical. Doubt. Do not take anything at face value. Everything you see on tv and the internet and hear on the radio … Continue reading

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It Won’t Be Long Before the Proggies Attack Francis

The Pope doesn’t like abortion. That means that it won’t be long till the lefty progs go on a letter writing campaign to have the Pope removed from his duties because, you know, only one opinion is allowed and it’s … Continue reading

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Words to Live By

Do not grovel to the foolish, do not show partiality to the influential. Fight to the death for truth, and the Lord God will war on your side. (Sir. 4:27-28)

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Every Day- Be August Landmesser- Every Day

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My First Political Endorsement

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Signs of the Times

I wish this sign were posted literally on every corner in every part of the United States.

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Church Growth, Progressive Style

The number of non-religious people has increased dramatically. It’s important that we act like we aren’t Christians in order to reach them. —  MegaPastor Wannabe

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Use of the Bible in RE: Opening up a dialogue with scripture (event)

Originally posted on Newman Research Centre for the Bible and its Reception:
at Newman University National Institute for Christian Education Research Newman Research Centre for the Bible and its Reception Thursday 27th June 2019 9.30 a.m. to 4.00p.m. In recent…

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What Christians Really Believe: Or, What Real Christians Believe

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Quote of the Day

Dr Michael J. Svigel  –  Eschatology 101: “Nobody knows the day or the hour. Except that guy with no formal training and a lame website. Besides him, nobody knows.”

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On Predestination

“Through mortal sins the elect may altogether lose and banish the Holy Ghost, faith and the grace of God, and thus for a time become subjects of condemnation, yet they cannot be wanting to the end, and perish eternally. Total … Continue reading

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Children and Their Tantrums

It must be strikingly unsatisfying when the child doesn’t get their way after they have thrown a massive tantrum. All that effort for naught. Yet to give a child what it wants simply because it throws a fit only reinforces … Continue reading

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Flugschriften: ‘Flying Texts’

A Flugschrift is, literally, a ‘flying writing’.  Flugschriften are flying writings or writings that fly off the press and into the public’s hands.  Flugschriften is the plural form of Flugschrift. I mention this because these Flugschriften were to the Reformers … Continue reading

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The Anniversary of Peter Opitz’s Birth

It’s May 25th so it’s Peter Opitz’s birthday. Happy birthday to him.  He’s a scholar you should know- as just a few of his books will show:

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