February 18, 2020

Rob Grayson reviews “That All Shall Be Saved”

I've begun to wade into David Bentley Hart's strident but powerfully argued book, That All Shall Be Saved: Heaven, Hell, and Universal Salvation. But I'm not ready to write my response yet. I have been reading other reviews, … [Continue reading...]

A vision of life

Important words from Jake Meador at Mere Orthodoxy... [T]he goal of the pro-life movement is not simply that Roe would be overturned but that ours would be a society friendly to life. As long as our laws allow for the … [Continue reading...]

Music Monday: Hymn for the 81%

Hymn for the 81% By Daniel Deitrich • About this song, Daniel Deitrich writes: In 2016, 81% of white evangelical Christians voted for Donald Trump after (among other things) hearing an audio recording of him bragging about … [Continue reading...]

Sermon: Epiphany III – How to Pray for Our Friends in Christ

Sermon: Epiphany III - How to Pray for Our Friends in Christ For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth takes its name. I pray that, according to the riches of his glory, he … [Continue reading...]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: January 25, 2020 — Profound Thoughts Edition

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: January 25, 2020 Profound Thoughts Edition Before we pass on a few profound (and not-so profound) thoughts over the Brunch table today, allow me to share a link to a truly profound conversation … [Continue reading...]

Culture Wars Update: Why I Am Not a Culture Warrior

Note from CM: I wrote this post in 2009. I thought I would re-run it today in its original form and ask for input on how you see that things may or may not have changed. One sentence from the original post that I know is most … [Continue reading...]

Review of “Love and Quasars: An Astrophysicist Reconciles Faith and Science” by Paul Wallace, Part 11.

Review of “Love and Quasars: An Astrophysicist Reconciles Faith and Science” by Paul Wallace, Part 11. The final Chapter 13 is entitled, Why I Came Back: Love Embraces the Cosmos.  As he noted in earlier chapters, despite the … [Continue reading...]

Another Look: Richard

Note from CM: I went to a funeral this week of a 96 year-old veteran of both WWII and Korea. As I sat there in the service, I was reminded of this post from a few years ago about one of his comrades. • • • Richard This is … [Continue reading...]

Another Look: Now there’s a story

One of my favorite stories in scripture is that of the patriarch Jacob. Or, “that rascal,” as I like to call him. From birth, Jacob was never anything but a piece of work. His entire life was one giant con. Born trying to supplant … [Continue reading...]

Monday with Michael Spencer: On evangelicals and Dr. King

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020 This is from a piece Michael Spencer wrote in 2007, in which he complained that the day was not being celebrated well. One of his issues had to do with the attitude of the (white) evangelical … [Continue reading...]