Stop the Revolution. Join the Plodders. | Kevin DeYoung

from Ligonier.org It’s sexy among young people—my generation—to talk about ditching institutional religion and starting a revolution of real Christ-followers living in real community without the confines of church. Besides being unbiblical, such notions of churchless Christianity are unrealistic. It’s immaturity actually, like the newly engaged couple who think romance preserves the marriage, when the […]

7 Ways to Respond to the Rising Tide of Anti-Christian Hatred | Dr. Michael Brown

from Charisma News In the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s decision on marriage, which effectively codifies Bible believers as bigots, the attack on conservative Christian values has reached fever pitch. This is not the slightest surprise, as I and many others have been warning for some time now, but the ferocity and ugliness of it […]

The Government Will Begin to Move Against Christian Churches | Ken Ham

from Charisma News This ruling in favor of gay “marriage” by the Supreme Court is actually going to fundamentally change the culture in America, and apart from a miracle of God—a special movement of God—this is going to be basically an irreversible situation. I really believe that to understand what is happening to America now, […]

“The Paganization of Western Culture” | Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz

from Oxford University Chabad Society Yes, contemporary Western culture is a pagan culture. It is ruled by the gods of olden time, only with new names and different images. The first is the god of power – formerly known as Baal (literally: “owner”) – who sometimes appears in a slightly different form as Mammon, the […]

My 2 cents…snibbets on news items

Salt Lake City Church distributes free copies of the Quran, each with a bookmark bearing these words: “This book was donated by the leaders of Wasatch Presbyterian Church, who are not afraid of truth wherever it can be found.” To the people at Wasatch Presbyterian…RUN!, run from this apostate, traitorous organization as fast as you can! […]

Can a Person Be Evangelical and Not Believe in Hell?

from Ligonier Blog Over the last thirty years that spirit of accommodation has mushroomed inside the evangelical church. Indeed if evangelical has any meaning at all in current usage, it is far more about a mood, a posture, than it is about an affirmation of cardinal doctrines.  Evangelicals, on the whole, do not scoff at […]