A La Carte (1/14)
Just like the heading says, Douglas Groothuis offers reviews of two recent books on Schaeffer: Barry Hankins’ Francis Schaeffer and the Shaping of Evangelical America and Colin Duriez’ Francis Schaeffer: An Authentic Life.
Here is another poignant entry from 6YearMed.
Anti-Conversion Bill in Sri Lanka
“According to the Jubilee Campaign, a group which works internationally in the area of religious freedom, the latest version of this [anti-conversion] bill was presented, cloaked in secrecy, for a second reading to the Sri Lankan Parliament. It is expected to go up for a third reading in February and is likely to be passed. The anti-conversion bill would have serious consequences for Christians in Sri Lanka.”
Creating a Family Worship Time
Here is a site where you can find a valuable round-up of materials with wisdom on how and why to create a consistent and meaningful time of family worship.
Polygamy: Outlawed for a Reason
This column is quite interesting. The author may well be right when he says that polygamy is going to be the next cultural battleground. While I disagree with his take on the history of marriage, I do think he offers some great reasons to outlaw polygamy.
Pulpit Magazine is Back
That’s right. At long last, Pulpit Magazine has returned. Be sure to check out Phil Johnson’s series on (what else?) Calvinism.
Pray for Abby Riggs
This family is asking you to pray for their little girl who is suffering from leukemia. “In July 2008, three years old, she was diagnosed with a high risk, aggressive form of Leukemia. Over the months, her prognosis has worsened as other complications and conditions became know.”
Holimeo offers a short and sweet summary of the life of the martyr Hugh Latimer.