November 20, 2018

A bad man is in the house

A Bad Man Is In The House And one peace loving, non-confrontational Christian thinks we can't ignore him. by Eric Rigney I don’t usually weigh in on political topics in this space. I prefer to leave such ruminations to the … [Continue reading...]

The Two Faces of Parental Involvement

The Two Faces of Parental Involvement by Steve McFarland Dr. Doolittle made famous an animal likened unto a llama only with two heads. As I recall it was known in Doolittle books as a “Push Me - Pull You”. In order for one … [Continue reading...]

Leave your seat, leave your sin (part 3)

"Leave Your Seat. Leave Your Sin" Part III It's all good? Hardly. How the invitation has corrupted evangelicalism. by Michael Spencer Occasional abuse does not render a thing evil. This is common sense and evident to any … [Continue reading...]

Leave your seat, leave your sin (part 2)

"Leave Your Seat. Leave Your Sin" Part II It's all good? Hardly. How the invitation has corrupted evangelicalism. by Michael Spencer When I say that the public invitation isn't in the Bible, my fellow Christians look as me as … [Continue reading...]

Leave your seat, leave your sin (part 1)

"Leave Your Seat. Leave Your Sin" How the public invitation has corrupted evangelical Christianity Part 1: A view from the aisle seat. by Michael Spencer Our state Baptist newspaper arrived this morning, with a familiar … [Continue reading...]

In love with Jesus?

In Love With Jesus? Come follow me, and I will make you all mushy by Michael Spencer Jesus, I am so in love with You -Matt Redman And I'm madly in love with You (x4) Let what we do in here, fill the streets out there. Let us … [Continue reading...]

Defeat by embarrassment

Defeat by Embarrassment Why Are Conservatives Ignoring a Slam Dunk on Immigration Reform? by Michael Spencer Imagine a political issue that could unite a conservative coalition well beyond the one that supported Ronald … [Continue reading...]

Bad Medicine

Bad Medicine Firing missionaries for not signing a bad confession was a big mistake. by Michael Spencer The Baptist Faith and Message 2000 A little history Back in the mid 1980's I was a good Southern Baptist … [Continue reading...]

Steve McFarland: Hugs For Mrs. Hardesty

Hugs For Mrs. Hardesty by Steve McFarland My neighbor told me a story the other day that made me think. Really think. This story has nothing to do with education and everything to do with how we think about the more important … [Continue reading...]

The honeymoon is over (thankfully)

The honeymoon is over (thankfully) by Michael Spencer The honeymoon of President George W. Bush was, as political honeymoons go, better than average. The removal of the Arkansas mafia from the Presidential premises brought … [Continue reading...]