Monthly Archives: February 2005

Chinese Christians

A missionary recently made the stunning comment that China currently has as many Christians as the U.S. Fifty years ago there were 3 million Christians in China, today 70 to 80 million. How glorious. When God recounts the story of … Continue reading

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Christians on Talk Shows

A talk show tonight included a debate between a representative from a Christian morality group and a lawyer for an immoral commercial operation. As is so often the case, the Christian was banal, shrill, and prone to interrupting, hardening the … Continue reading

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Forbes article on tithing

The publisher of Forbes, Rich Karlgaard, has an interesting article on tithing . There are arguments pro and con on whether this Old Testament practice is required of Christians today (I vote yes), but perhaps a unifying point is that … Continue reading

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The Idolatry of Politics

Had I been a journalist there, I should, I am sure, have spent my time hanging about King Herod’s palace, following the comings and goings of Pilate, trying to find out what was afoot in the Sanhedrin; the cameras would’ve … Continue reading

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Jack on Security

Lewis from The Problem of Pain: The settled happiness and security which we all desire, God withholds from us… but joy, pleasure, and merriment He has scattered broadcast. We are never safe, but we have plenty of fun, and some … Continue reading

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