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Here’s an excerpt from Christianity, Unplugged, K. Scott Oliphint’s contribution to the June issue of Tabletalk
The leading advocacy group for victims of sexual abuse by clergy is urging Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput to defrock the priest convicted last week of shielding other clerics who preyed on children.
A new documentary exploring the ethical implications of sperm donation is creating a buzz among religious audiences. “Anonymous Father’s Day” delves into bioethics from the perspective of donor-conceived children who grow up not knowing their biological fathers. …Read the rest of the story at The Underground.
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.
The only thing more difficult than finding the truth is not losing it. What starts out as new and precious becomes plain and old. What begins a thrilling discovery becomes a rote exercise. What provokes one generation to sacrifice and passion becomes in the next generation a cause for rebellion and apathy. Why is it
Pastor Brady Boyd of New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colo., stared out the window of his office and saw a firestorm of epic proportions raging down the mountains on the other side of I-25 on Tuesday. In the midst of a fire described in historic and sometimes biblical terms, Christians from local churches, including New Life, began providing every need imaginable to people who were evacuating and traumatized.
2 Chronicles 20:1-4
The title track from Stephen Miller’s album of the same name.
Ilan Ramon, Israel’s first astronaut and the son of a survivor of Auschwitz, carries a Torah with him into space, given to him by another Holocaust survivor. RNS photo courtesy NASA Ilan Ramon, Israel’s first astronaut and the son of a survivor of Auschwitz, carries a Torah with him into space, given to him by another Holocaust survivor.
The Great Commission offers perspective on our foolish and inexcusable tendency to mistreat fellow blood-bought believers in Christ.