For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. (Psalm 139:13-14) Dad: We made a beautiful daughter (4 year old) Daughter: God made me, and you are not God. As I wasContinue reading “The Results of a Simple Theological Truth”
I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways (Psalm 119:15) In my reading and experience in counselling, the saddest times are when people realize that what they had called love for someone else had been simply their need to love something, not really a love for the thing loved. In essence, the object of theirContinue reading “Loving a Cipher”
Recently I’ve been reading some of the critiques unbelievers have about Christianity, and have been struck by a commonality that I have found in many of them. People began to read the Bible, found that the God of the Bible did not square with their beliefs in a loving and good God, and so theyContinue reading “A Danger of Preaching a Substandard Gospel”
Law: A Quebec father who was successfully sued by his daughter after a grounding loses his appeal before the Quebec Superior Court. Fasting: Christianity Today reviews Scot McKnight’s new book. Piracy: An American Ship was seized by pirates off the coast of Africa. The crew then took back the ship.
Aid Work: The Taliban shoots to death a Christian woman working with the handicapped in Kabul. (Can’t have Christians doing nice stuff for the disabled, after all). The BBC does a special report on the dangers facing aid workers U.S. Politics: I wonder how a libertarian squares a vote with the apparently socialist leanings ofContinue reading “Online Reading (October 21, 2008)”