Online Reading (July 18, 2018)

Speech and Taxes: CRA loses an interesting case in Ontario on whether the tax code can constitutionally limit the speech of charities.

Biblical Criticism: Sean Macdowell talks about how the principle of embarrassment means that the Old Testament should be trusted.

Persecution: World Magazine gives some examples of the very strange things being used as evidence that an American missionary is a terrorist.

Persecution 2: Tim Challies gives some incisive lessons Christians should learn from early church persecution.

Discipleship: Jen Wilkin at the Gospel Coalition answers why we need Bible reading to stoke our affections for Christ.

Online Reading (June 24, 2015)

Persecution: A New York Times opinion piece points out why Christians should see the white supremacist habit of picking on Black Churches as persecution of the Church.

Apologetics: While (at staggeringly great length) taking issue with “natural atheology”, Edward Feser argues that Apologetics isn’t just an intellectually dishonest branch of rhetoric.

Media: GetReligion today shows why failing to understand prayer can lead journalists to get stories wrong.

Church Resources: Probably self-serving, but Thom Rainer talks about how churches actually can (In many cases) afford extra staff.