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New Volf book on the shelf August 31, 2006

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World magazine (here) interviews Miroslav Volf, professor at Yale Divinity School and director of the Yale Center for Faith & Culture, on the horizon of his new book, Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace (Zondervan, 2005).

Georgetown schedules appointment with spiritual death August 27, 2006

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In a contrversial move, (explained here), Georgetown University in the District ousted all Protestant ministries (including intervarsity, etc.) from holding official meetings on-campus. (more…)

Bapt-ethicists fight stem cell hype August 27, 2006

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In an article in this week’s BPnews (here), Don Buckley, Barrett Duke, and C.Ben Mitchell -– all friends and founding fellows of the ERLC’s Research Institute –- outlined their objections to the most recent hype on stem cell research. From the original sources, it looks like the only research being done is on marketing and repackaging the same methods in different sheep’s clothing.

If you teach, or ever plan to, then you must read this… August 21, 2006

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Whoever coined the phrase, “There are no stupid questions,” must have had this flowchart in his coat pocket at the lectern. If you have ever wondered how to gracefully excuse yourself from answering that question (you know the one), then you need to click here and press the print button.

HT: PBethancourt http://fillup.org/blog/

Which Speaks Louder? August 18, 2006

Posted by moverstreet in Bible & Theology, Culture/Society.
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In this article (here), the reporter describes the new pop-chic retailer, Forever 21, with stores throughout New York, that is “spreading the Gospel” with every sale. One problem, the contents of the bags may spread another message. The store aisles are filled with red cocktail dresses, (more…)

Between Two Worlds August 14, 2006

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Years ago, John Stott wrote a great book on the duty of the pastor to preach from the “world” of the Bible into the “world” of the fallen world.

In this article (here), CT summarizes the results of a recent study (more…)

Urban Legend, chain-emails, and the 10 commandments August 12, 2006

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From the first computer I owned as a college student, my email inbox has been occasionally hit with an email that asks me to send a “prayer request” to 10 people in my inbox. (more…)

Nutrition/Hydration and the end of life August 11, 2006

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If you have ever had a family member die a slow and labored death, then you may know the difficulty of making decisions that concern the continuation of life-sustaining treatment, including (more…)

E85, huh? August 10, 2006

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As I drive across the southwestern states (paying $3.19/gal), I ran across the announcement (here) that Wal-Mart is currently considering an offer to provide E85 Ethanol-based fuel in over 1300 of its filling stations across the nation. Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end for the oil cartel.

Mock trial condemns three brothers in SEAO August 9, 2006

Posted by moverstreet in Exposing Bias, Missions/Evangelism/Apologetics.
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You should read this brief (here) concerning the execution of three believers in Sulawesi, Indonesia, who maintain their innocence. Pray for justice, and pray that the Lord would exalt himself as a result of these difficult times. Pray for their families and for the spread of the gospel in this dark land.