Heart and Hinge

I have the privilege of teaching a small preaching class at Cornhill Sydney. At the moment our students are working systematically through Colossians, presenting a 5 minute summary of their designated passages prior to actually preparing talks next term. Today one of the students had Col. 2:6-7. 6 So then, just as you received Christ Jesus […]

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Wilson on why he favours Santorum

For all the criticism (no doubt some of it well-aimed) of Santorum, he remains my favoured candidate. Doug Wilson has managed to sum up far better than I could why that’s the case, let me make something clear here — if it were not clear already. Politics is not for perfectionists, and my support for […]

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hard is not the same as bad

One thing we are convinced of – the authentic Christian life is cross-shaped and we are therefore not foolish enough to think that those things that are best for us are necessarily the easiest. That would be to make a mockery of the Cross itself. Philippians 3:10 I want to know Christ and the power […]

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methinks he doth protest too much

Bishop McIntyre in his response to my questions today I have not read your website and do not intend to. Bishop McIntyre in his ABC Gippsland interview (14:33) over a week ago …and of course you can’t do anything about the international blogs out there who just get the wrong side of the story and decide they’re going […]

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Doug Wilson on Pornography

Much has been written in recent months on this subject, but Doug Wilson pretty much gets it exactly right… porn is a sex ed curriculum put together by liars and incompetents. The central wrong lesson (one easily believed by guys, because it flatters them) is that women have men’s brains encased in women’s bodies Breathtakingly […]

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Atheism and Ridicule

Steve Kryger has written a great little article that’s been published in The Punch, “God I’m sick of comedians laughing at religion” My question for atheists today is this: do you think the incessant mockery and smug ridicule benefits your cause? I’ve been to more than my fair share of Christian conferences. I’ve never attended […]

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how to do Lent properly

Joshua has a great observation In other words, your Lenten discipline should not be arbitrary. If you have a problem with lust, don’t give up chocolate. Give up whatever it is that leads you into lustful behaviour.And don’t just give it up for Lent, use Lent to give it up forever. Likewise, if you take […]

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