July 19, 2018

My Review of The Gospel

My Review of The Gospel of John: The Movie Denise and I just finished watching the new "Gospel of John" movie. I'd like to say a few things about it. I have two other films that follow the Biblical text as the script. … [Continue reading...]

The Music Debate at our

The Music Debate at our House: Does it have an influence on what people do? We have this continuous simmering disagreement in my household over music. I love music, and enjoy all different kinds. My kids are a lot like me, though … [Continue reading...]

Advice to My Daughter: GOP

Advice to My Daughter: GOP or Libertarian? My daughter struggling with whether she is a Republican or a Libertarian. Here's her post. Here's my answer. Dear Noel, First of all, remember that your political principles are … [Continue reading...]

No Room for a Pastor

No Room for a Pastor in a School Lunchroom Saw this story about a church I'm very familiar with in the town where I pastored for four years. Seems the local school board has banned ministers from eating lunch with students in … [Continue reading...]

What’s pathetic about this interview

What's pathetic about this interview with Mel Gibson aren't his answers- which are simple, not particularly eloquent, and nothing we haven't heard before- but the brutally stupid questions Dianne Sawyer was asking. I almost typed … [Continue reading...]

The Second Commandment, The Passion,

The Second Commandment, The Passion, and Evangelical Endorsements "I Think I Need A Stiff Drink" links to this PCA Pastor's vigorous defense of a strict view of the second commandment. If you want to read a detailed legalistic … [Continue reading...]

Is the gore necessary? Martin

Is the gore necessary? Martin Marty- one liberal who has my utmost respect- comments on violence in The Passion, and I must say that I agree with every word. Really, this is perfect.The previewers who like violence if it shows … [Continue reading...]

Samuel Blackburn on Lust Al

Samuel Blackburn on Lust Al Mohler reviews Samuel Blackburn on that most interesting of topics, Lust.Blackburn's purpose is to overcome all pessimism towards lust. He even defends the use of pornography, which can, he argues, … [Continue reading...]

A thought from my study

A thought from my study of Mark 15 today. I doubt if it is totally original, but I can't recall coming across it before. I'm interested in the flogging of Jesus by Pilate.Mark 15:15 So Pilate, wishing to satisfy the crowd, … [Continue reading...]

Jim Carroll, of the Boston

Jim Carroll, of the Boston Globe, raises the question of whether Christians place too much emphasis on the crucifixion and death of Jesus, and whether this is a distortion of Jesus himself.All of this is to say that death was not … [Continue reading...]