December 15, 2019

Is Reich Right?

In the interesting and significant file is the rhetoric of Robert Reich on the “Coming War Between Conservative Christians and Freedom Loving Liberals.” NRO summarizes the Reich article in The American Prospect: The great conflict of the 21st century will not be between the West and terrorism. Terrorism is a tactic, not a belief. The […]

Worldview worries: Justification by Homeschooling?

The whole homeschooling debate at Internet Monk and the BHT started with a post over here, so I guess I can revisit that topic. (I’ve learned that this is serious business with a lot of people, so I hope we can all act like civilized people. Pistols at dawn sounds good to me.) Guy at […]

Wizards or Idiots? It’s your choice

Every time Baptist Press lights one up on the subject of Harry Potter, I want to hit the pause button and ask a few questions. Assume that a child has no one to help him/her understand what they are reading. Should we be more afraid of him/her reading Harry Potter or the Bible?

The Pope Needs a Business Meeting

Someone sent me this Rick Warren quote, and it’s buggin’ me. When I write about Rick Warren, I’m usually not taking issue with the content of the guy’s books or the value of his accomplishments. I’m a voice in the wilderness ranting about cookie-cutter-consumeristic idolatry in evangelicalism, so I’ve had my fun with Mr. Warren’s […]

The Last Laugh In The Least Likely Place

The Last Laugh In The Least Likely Place (Holy Saturday ’04) A reader at Josh Claybourn’s blog writes On the Christian calendar, today is Holy Saturday. It marks a kind of pause in the “Triduum,” the three days from the Last Supper on Maundy Thursday until the triumphant dawn of Easter Sunday. For the modern […]

A Rant on The Baptism

A Rant of mine from the BHT. About the Pentecostal/Charismatic view of the Baptism of the Holy Spirit. The iMonk rants on the Baptism in/with/of/by the HS. (I was a bit cranky.) The innovation of the Baptism in/with/by/of the HS (BHS from now on) as a separate experience from salvation is one of the great […]