Outsourcing Prayer

“Information Age Prayer,” provides “a subscription service utilizing a computer with text-to-speech capability to incant your prayers each day.” For $3.95 a month, you get “the satisfaction of knowing that your prayers will always be…

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Enduring Counsel from B.B. Warfield

I regularly return to this enduring counsel from B. B. Warfield—required reading for all BJU seminarians who take Systematic Theology: A minister must be learned, on pain of being utterly incompetent for his work. But before…

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Capitalism Samizdat

I read nearly everything Carl Trueman puts out; I always find his analyses helpful. And he writes very well English. And he’s a nice, uh, bloke, I happen to know from personal experience. His recent…

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A TV Ramble

With all these new flat screens, they can’t really call it the “idiot box” anymore. What, “idiot slate”? Just remember: the medium is the message. And if you’re watching the idiot box, what does that…

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Why I Am Writing My Dissertation, no. 2

I’ve already shared one blatant denial of my dissertation’s thrust, courtesy of a high school Bible textbook. Here are five somewhat less blatant ones from the same book: Love is centered in the will, not…

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Five Famous Edwards Sermons

A friend recently mentioned to me that he had to read five Jonathan Edwards sermons for class. I’ve been getting more into Edwards for dissertation research (and for personal enrichment and enjoyment!) over the last…

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