Author Archives: Jim
I can’t vouch for the accuracy of this lampooning as I’ve never seen as much as 10 seconds of the series. But some of you have seen every moment, and you’re happy enough to skip Sunday Evening worship to do … Continue reading
True believing Christians are sheep among wolves- Conrad Grebel. Reformation figures like Michael Sattler, Conrad Grebel, and Felix Manz—the Swiss Brethren—read the Bible differently. They taught that the Christian faith should be kept separate from entanglement with civil authority in … Continue reading
Might I remind Christians – sending your ‘prayers to Senator McCain’ is pointless. Direct them to God who alone is our only hope.
Richard Goode- Master Poster Maker- provides this inspirational flyer for the upcoming lecture at Newman U.
Originally posted on Newman Research Centre for the Bible and its Reception:
In Part 1 of Newman graduand Isabella Wray‘s examination of Paul’s use of ‘slave’ and ‘freedman’ in 1 Corinthians 7:20-24 she described the geopolitical setting of Corinth and…
And you voted for him because he’s on the working man’s side…. Ha.
And of course Roberta has the tale.
After a full five minutes of careful study on a controversial topic, local believer Andrea Williams confirmed Wednesday that she had come to the conclusion that the Bible was 100% in agreement with what she wanted to be true in … Continue reading
Local feminist Linda Otto reportedly dismissed the Bible as “Godsplaining” in a recent blog post, followers of her Patheos page confirmed Wednesday. She defined the term as the Lord revealing commandments and universal moral truths without consulting His creation to see … Continue reading
Here. Free through the end of October. The Seventeenth Century has a rich archive of articles covering all aspects of women’s lives in the period. This Virtual Special Issue, with free access, presents a selection of sixteen articles, covering all strata … Continue reading
When someone doesn’t know anything about historical theology, but they roll their eyes at explanations, I’m like…
But a bit unrealistically, because Osteen has never actually opened a bible. After overhearing a pair of Christians discuss 2 Timothy 2:15 in a local coffee shop, pastor and teacher Joel Osteen reportedly discovered for the first time the concept … Continue reading
I like it. It’s kind of artistic. The content is a little disconcerting and more honest than most things tend to be… but… none of it is really untrue so I can’t complain too much. If you’re in Birmingham or … Continue reading
Jonathan tweets- We have elected Prof. Susan Gillingham from Oxford as president of SOTS in 2019. #sots100 @OxfordTheology An utterly brilliant choice.
Who does not see here that the Anabaptists are not men possessed but are themselves demons possessed by even worse demons? — Martin Luther
From the sermon of 7 June- This is the general way of things now. They will not tolerate preachers, except the ones who teach what they want to hear. Christ did not die so that you should be arrogant, but … Continue reading
YOU have often heard and are now hearing the complaint, which is universal in all the world, that when human beings hear the preaching of faith about the remission of sins, they embrace it, because it is a delightful preaching: … Continue reading
A Christian should resemble a fruit tree with real fruit, not a Christmas tree with decorations tied on –John RW Stott