Category: Christianity

Baltimore-Washington Area Christian Blogger Meetup

 William  October 1, 2005  3 Comments on Baltimore-Washington Area Christian Blogger Meetup

Last night, thanks to the efforts of David Wayne of JollyBlogger, we had our second Baltimore-Washington Area Christian Blogger Meetup, with six of us going to see the premier of Serenity (more about that later). The restaurant was Buca Di…

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Troubled Times

 William  September 26, 2005  0 Comments on Troubled Times

When David Wayne at JollyBlogger added me to his blogroll he placed me in the Culture section. Up to that point I had not really thought of myself as a cultural commentator. His classification made me give the idea some…

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Rome Rebounds

 William  September 23, 2005  2 Comments on Rome Rebounds

While much of mainline Protestantism has been compromising its historic position on homosexual activity and the acceptability of homosexually active clergy, the Roman Catholic Church this week took a strong step back from the brink of the cliff their protestant…

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Christian Definition Of Racism

 William  September 14, 2005  0 Comments on Christian Definition Of Racism

One of the problems with highly charged pejoratives like racism is that their definitions are so hazy. This looseness is a double-edged sword. First, it makes it difficult to defend yourself when you are charged with it, since the fluidity…

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The Church In America The World

 William  September 14, 2005  0 Comments on The Church In America The World

It is argued that in the West we now live in a post-Christian age (e.g. see here, here, and here) I accept that as true if you consider post-Christian as the loss of Christian centrality in a once Christian culture…

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Remembering

 William  September 12, 2005  1 Comment on Remembering

All over the United States this weekend, sports, while providing a diversion from some of the immediate problems facing this country, also embraced the historic in remembering the past and in its own way tried to offer a bit of…

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Theological Thursdays: Knowing God: The Adequacy Of God Part I

 William  September 8, 2005  0 Comments on Theological Thursdays: Knowing God: The Adequacy Of God Part I

Packer begins this final chapter with an assumption, stated clearly in the title: that God is adequate. He bases his arguments from the book of Romans. He starts out by asking a question, “What do you look for in the…

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Hear Oh Islam…

 William  September 7, 2005  0 Comments on Hear Oh Islam…

Hear, oh Islam: The Lord our God is One Lord; And He so loved the world, that He gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him, whoever calls upon his name, whoever trusts in him for his salvation,…

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Thoughts On Katrina

 William  September 2, 2005  3 Comments on Thoughts On Katrina

The events are devastating, dwarfing not only those who survived the initial storm but overwhelming everyone who had the responsibility of dealing with the aftermath and responding to problems. The situation is unprecedented. However, because of that, ready platitudes and…

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Why?

 William  August 31, 2005  0 Comments on Why?

There are several questions that we begin asking at a very early age and then continue asking throughout our lives. Everyone is familiar with the two or three year old child who responds to some request with, “Why?” And then…

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