Most people who know me know that I am a man of strong opinions. Yet recently I'm wondering if my opinions are as well founded as I thought. I think this, not because I've had some massive revelation that undercuts what I believe (quite the contrary in fact). Rather, I have seen a disturbing trend … Continue reading Opinionated
Christian Material: In an effort to make doctrinally based material available in many languages, the open source mission has started this wiki. Gift Ideas: Anybody wanting to congratulate me for graduation (or just randomly give me a gift) should look at the new book, "in My Place Condemned He Stood", Irish Calvinist has a review … Continue reading Daily Reading (May 21, 2008)
Team Hoyt - Redeemer An inspiring video. This is team Hoyt, they have been in 958 athletic events according to their website, including completing the full ironman 6 times. I have no idea why that specific music is in the background, as I don't know if they're believers, but a moving video nonetheless. HT: Irish … Continue reading Team Hoyt
If anybody's interested, there's a series of lectures on Calvinism over at desiringGod, here. It includes lecture notes and everything (and if you're a theology geek, that excites you).
This week my Church is memorizing Proverbs 31:30, "Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised." I may need to remember this one as I continue on the single Christian dating circuit. :-)
So, today I get another 5-7 letters at the end of my name (as if I needed more) and I still do not have employment. I also am beginning to think I should pray to start a Church plant here in the city, and several people are mentioning that I should. So, I need to … Continue reading Prayer Request
Okay, I know that the title is a false dichotomy. The problem is that I don't think most know that it's a false dichotomy, hence the reason I'm writing this. In my travails to find a method of paying for food while I hopefully preach the Gospel in St. John's after finishing my MDiv, I … Continue reading Messengers versus Theologians