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Richard Phillips: “Most alarming to me has been the support of waterboarding and other forms of torture among evangelical Christians. To my surprise and indignation, instead of applying the obvious implications of the Sixth Commandment, Christian leaders have lined up in support of waterboarding.”
Mandy Belz reports on the precarious situation for Christians in Turkey.
I’ve always loved the story of the Gimli Glider (though I’m glad I wasn’t aboard). Note that there’s one swear word worked into the story.
This is bang-on: “As kids, I bet most of us reading this post probably hated math—all the subtracting, borrowing, and dividing. These are all words that make pastors nervous. No wonder teachers called them ‘problems.’ But as we aged and began ministry, something miraculous happened and we suddenly fell in love with numbers.”
A surprising number of churches are going to modify their day somehow to adjust for Super Bowl Sunday.
This Day in 1499. 518 years ago today Katherine von Bora, a German nun who married Martin Luther, was born. She was 26 and Luther 41 the day they were married. *
Here is wisdom on marriage from the Puritans.
John Piper answers this one.
It’s not actually all that hard…
I’m grateful to The Gospel Project for sponsoring the blog this week.
I grant you that true repentance is never too late, but I warn you at the same time, late repentance is seldom true.—J.C. Ryle