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Monday March 3, 2008

James White vs. Bart Ehrman
In January of next year, James White will be debating Bart Ehrman on “Can the New Testament be inspired in light of textual variation.” Sounds like it should be an interesting one.


Diocese Threatens to Suspend Packer
“New Westminster Bishop Michael Ingham has sent Packer and seven other clergy members a ‘notice of presumption of abandonment of the exercise of ministry.’” See the first comment for a bit of clarification.


When God Doesn’t Heal You
A friend of Trillia’s posts a testimony to God’s grace even in the midst of suffering.


Pearcey in the Examiner
The Examiner has published Rick Pearcey’s tribute to William F. Buckley. “The contrast with the opportunistic ‘mover and shaker’ of Big Government, Big Celebrity or, sadly, Big Christianity, encourages us to push forward to a higher calling, a nobler practice, a loving dream awalk in the world.”


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    The Most Dangerous Thing a Christian Can Do

    It was one of those little pieces of information that helped clarify so much in my mind, that described through data what I had seen with my own eyes and experienced in my own ministry. It is a piece of information we all ought to be aware of and one we all ought to consider.…

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    A La Carte (June 24)

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  • The Means and the End

    The Means and the End

    There is a crucial distinction between means and ends. Ends are the goals we have set our hearts on, while means represent the habits or disciplines through which we can realistically hope to attain those goals.

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    Weekend A La Carte (June 22)

    A La Carte: Motherhood / An open letter to dads about gentle parenting / How do I navigate a painful breakup? / More wonderful than being beautiful / Three reasons to show up to the prayer meeting / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Moody Publishers)

    This giveaway is sponsored by Moody Publishers. Attention all Bible scholars, believers in the power of faith, and lovers of the Word! Learn about God’s divine mercy and compassion with our exclusive Bible Study Giveaway. Win the ultimate bible study library including Overflowing Mercies by author and Bible teacher Craig Allen Cooper. This giveaway also…

  • Leadership

    We Need Qualified Leadership

    A few days ago I happened upon the page of an especially mega-sized megachurch. The church is about to undergo a leadership transition from an older man to a younger one and a page on the site lays out the process through which this new pastor was chosen. I read with a morbid kind of…