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If you are not familiar with D. A. Carson, you should be

D. A. Carson is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.  He has written over 50 books and is perhaps the finest New Testament scholar around.  If you are not familiar with his work, you should be, especially if … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom around the World

We often take for granted the religious freedoms we enjoy in the United States.  We assume that others around the world have the same freedoms that we do.  However, a new Pew Forum study may help us gain a better … Continue reading

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When Gay Rights and Religious Liberty Collide

In a blog posted on Christianity Today’s website, Mollie Ziegler Hemingway discusses the methods being used by gay rights activists to make their point.  She argues that “obnoxious, bigoted mobs that won’t tolerate any disagreement don’t usually win supporters.”  Her … Continue reading

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The Offense of Christ

Jesus was a controversial man.  In fact, if we believe his claims, he was much more than controversial and much more than a man. Jesus, the one who would be called “the Christ” (or Messiah) by his followers made claims … Continue reading

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The God of Gay-Rights Activists

I have posted several articles on the gay marriage debate that is currently raging in California and American politics.  Through the discussions, I have learned several things and want to ask a few questions and make a few observations: Why is Christianity … Continue reading

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The Bible says we should execute Sabbath breakers. Should we?

How does the Old Testament (Mosaic) law apply today?  How should Christians understand and apply it? This post is in response to a statement that was made by a commenter on a previous discussion on this site.  The commenter stated in that discussion, “The … Continue reading

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We’re all sexual deviants

This post is to serve as a balance to my last three posts on homsexuality and gay marriage.  It is a reminder to all of us that we are all broken and in need of grace and forgiveness. Genesis chapters … Continue reading

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Am I intolerant if I believe gay marriage is wrong?

As I sat and listened to two college-age students discuss the outcome of the elections a few days ago, I was not surprised when I heard the conversation turn to Proposition 8.  (For those not in California, Proposition 8 was … Continue reading

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