Latest Blog Posts on the Ten Commandments
[caption id="attachment_16020" align="alignright" width="150"] Ten Commandments: Banned from public schools saying they might harm children. What about other decent and worthy moral causes?[/caption] Calvin's Questions : What do you think about all this, schools embarrassing children who are trying to do good and working for good causes? Consider this, if you will when mak ...
PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE go to Ohio Christian Alliance's web site and check out their voter guide < http://www.ohioca.org/ >. [caption id="attachment_21576" align="aligncenter" width="234"] Josh Mandel pledges to reduce taxes, never vote to raise them, is 100 per cent pro-life no exceptions, and is against the repeal of DADT.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_21 ...
And, finally, my review of Rachel Held-Evans' latest book, A Year of Biblical Womanhood , which aired on Sermons That Work two days ago and is reprinted here with the permission of The Episcopal Digital Network : If “biblical womanhood” were a rutabaga, then Rachel Held-Evans, in her newfound, tongue-and-cheek praise of womanly domesticity, would slice and dice it until it is no longe ...
The U.S. population is overwhelmingly a Christian population (78% according to a recent Pew Forum survey), which of course means that all other religions also present within the U.S. are, by definition, "minority religions" (no matter how large they might be on the wider, global scene). Perhaps unsurprisingly, many average Americans' familiarity with these other faiths pursued by a few of their n ...
[caption id="attachment_2673" align="alignleft" width="216"] In addition to being another saint and sinner like the rest of us, Steve Hayner is currently the president of Columbia Theological Seminary.[/caption] Some people really know their Bibles. One of them is Steve Hayner. Steve is the president of Columbia Theological Seminary, in Atlanta, Georgia, and has taught missiology, pastored ...
Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me ... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. ~ Shel Silverstein Hellooooo TUSHKATEERS!!!! Are you ready for your weekly Kick in the Tush? Are you ready to jump head first into the day, to journey with an open mind ...
[caption id="attachment_2630" align="alignleft" width="360"] Why I so rarely visit the mall these days....[/caption] I appreciate the sentiment of Emily Dickinson: "Consider the lilies- is the only commandment I ever obeyed," she once quipped (as quoted in the intro to Rachel Held-Evans' A Year of Biblical Womanhood ). Because while I used to think that keeping the Ten Commandments would b ...
Memorizing was all but impossible for me as a child. In addition, the school system was going through a funky teaching period. We did not learn to read phonetically. And teachers were not allowed to teach us any mnemonics to make the task of memorizing simpler. As an adult, I was challenged by a pastor to memorize the 10 commandments. I felt this pastor was speaking straight into my heart ...
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