But Boswell Says…

It is the way of advocacy scholarship to seize upon snips and pieces of “evidence” divorced from their historical context, and then offer an improbable or fanciful interpretation that serves the argument being advanced. That is the way egregiously exemplified by Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality. David Wright, the author of the pertinent encyclopedia article on […]

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I am, apparently, an “Anglican Commentator”

… and some slightly more important news. So says Eternity Newspaper, After a decade as the principal of Moore Theological College in Sydney, Dr John Woodhouse has announced he will retire at the beginning of next year. Dr Woodhouse said in an official statement “there is nothing dramatic in this decision. It is simply my judgment about […]

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The Unashamed Workman Returns!

The Unashamed Workman is back! Colin Adams’ blog is for preachers, to encourage and equip them in what they do. The aims of Unashamed Workman are: To promote and defend the vital and central practice of expository preaching for the sake of the church and the unevangelised. To encourage pastors and missionaries who are involved […]

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The Sermon as “Super Moon”

Bear with me while I fly a little kite… Yesterday evening saw a Super Moon, a rare moment when the moon was about as close to the earth as it can get. It appeared 14% bigger and 30% brighter than a normal full moon. The proximity of the moon also brings about higher tides. I […]

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Doug Wilson and the Tolerance of Diversity

Doug Wilson was recently speaking at Indiana University, setting forward a Christian view of sexual ethics. As he reports, there was an attempt made to shout him out of the place. Here’s the video. That’s a great observation at the end, Diversity has 2 fundamental tenets, as far as I’ve been able to glean from […]

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Come People of the Risen King

This Sunday we kick off a short series looking at some of the 39 Articles. It’s the first Sunday after Easter so we’ll start with this one… Article IV Of the Resurrection of Christ Christ did truly rise again from death, and took again his body, with flesh, bones, and all things appertaining to the […]

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Bonhöffer on Abortion

This from Desiring God. Destruction of the embryo in the mother’s womb is a violation of the right to live which God has bestowed upon this nascent life. To raise the question whether we are here concerned already with a human being or not is merely to confuse the issue. The simple fact is that […]

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How Revisionist Activists Subvert the Church

A great post by Matt over at Stand Firm, well worth reading in its entirety. Theological liberalism is parasitic. It survives and thrives by attaching itself to a healthy orthodox Christian denomination or communion and subverting its weakest members—namely, those who are insufficiently grounded in scripture, those nursing past hurts and resentments, those who want […]

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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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