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What follows is a collection of 20 quotes that caught my attention as I read Greg Dutcher’s new book Killing Calvinism: How to Destroy a Perfectly Good Theology from the Inside (Cruciform Press, June, 2012): “I am concerned that many Calvinists today do little more than celebrate how wonderfully clear their theological windshield is. But like a windshield, Reformed theology is not an end in itself
As my friend completes his year at Re:Train, I reflect on the year since I graduated, asking myself the following: How has God been working in and through my life as a result of what I learned in Seattle? How has God used the men I met to encourage and coach me? Why should anyone considering full-time ministry attend Re:Train?
Contact: Dave Mohel, 703-347-9454, [email protected] WASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ — “The Supreme Court today affirmed the fundamental dishonesty of our politics,” said Peter Ferrara, general counsel for the American Civil Rights Union, which filed seven amicus briefs challenging the Affordable Care Act. “Before ObamaCare passed, the President of the United States told the whole country on TV that the individual mandate is not a tax.
Healthcare law upheld, with the individual mandate penalty ruled a tax
(RNS) Religious groups and social conservatives react to the Supreme’s Court’s historic ruling that largely upholds the Obama health care reform law. Live updates throughout the day
Contact: Margie Shealy, Christian Medical Association, 423-844-1047 WASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ — The nation’s largest faith-based association of physicians, the Christian Medical Association (CMA, www.cmda.org), today lamented the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act, saying the decision threatens health care choice and “sounds an alarm across the country to people with faith-based and pro-life convictions.” CMA CEO Dr. David Stevens observed, “The h Source: CMA
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) (ACA), also known as “Obamacare,” as constitutional, including the controversial individual mandate. The penalty for individuals who choose not to purchase health insurance is essentially a tax, the court ruled.
Contact: Pastor Steven Andrew, USA Christian Ministries, 877-537-8734 SAN JOSE, Calif., June 28, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ — “God commands the USA to have a Christian government so Americans can be blessed with life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness,” says Pastor Steven Andrew, president of USA Christian Ministries. He is calling denominations, pastors and Christians throughout July to speak up for Christians to be elected, and to publicly repent of sinning against God with non-Christ Source: USA Christian Ministries
Here’s an excerpt from Christianity, Unplugged, K. Scott Oliphint’s contribution to the June issue of Tabletalk
Now that the news has broken that my album – tentatively entitled Funkier Than You Think – may be hitting the market before long, I feel marginally better qualified to speak to the issue of the sung worship of the church.The New Testament data with regard to singing in the worship of the church is, to put it bluntly, sparse. On the one hand, it seems strange that an issue which excited so little attention in the early church should be the sphere of so many of the worship wars which have erupted in recent years. On the other, perhaps it is precisely because the instruction is sparse and simple that we feel we have a right or even a need to develop our own principles and practice.In this regard, it is strange how many of those who emphasise, even trumpet, their new covenant credentials in other areas are so quick to run to the Old Testament for a justification of the manner (as opposed to the matter) of worship.