Monthly Archives: January 2010

Around the Blog World – 1/28/2010

Here are just a few good reads from some of the blogs that I follow:

What does it mean to “accept Jesus”? – Ray Ortlund’s Blog

God Is Love, and God Is God – Justin Taylor’s Blog (Meditations on a John Piper sermon)

The Shack – The Missing Art of Evangelical Discernment – A Review by Dr. Al Mohler

The Shack – Impressions – A Review by Dr. Tim Keller

An Old Kind of Unbelief – John Starke

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Ten Indictments Against the Modern Church

Below is a video from a sermon preached by Paul Washer in October 2008 at a revival conference in Atlanta, GA. The title of the sermon is “Ten Indictments Against The Modern Church in America.”

It is already being called one of the best sermons of our time. Paul Washer delivers a urgent appeal to the Christians and Churches in North America that many have been believing a false gospel and have false assurance of their salvation. He lists ten indictments against the modern Church system in America. Continue reading

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99 Balloons

January 22, 2010 was the 37th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Although I am little late posting this, here is a video that shows God displaying His glory and awesome power through a baby.

Eliot was born with an undeveloped lung, a heart with a hole in it and DNA that placed faulty information into each and every cell of his body. However, that could not stop the living God from proclaiming Himself through this boy who never uttered a word.

99 Balloons

(HT: JT)

– Adam Smith

Pat Robertson, Al Mohler & Haiti

In case you haven’t yet heard Pat Robertson comments about the earthquake in Haiti, take a minute and watch the following video:

In short, Robertson claims that the earthquake was a result of God’s judgment after its founding fathers made a “pact to the Devil” in exchange for Haiti’s independence from France.

One problem (among the many with Robertson’s logic) is that he notes this as a true story. In fact, he is basing his comment on a long standing folk tale. Continue reading

What It Means to Think Like a Christian

“The effort to think like a Christian is . . . an effort to take seriously the sovereignty of God over the world he created, the lordship of Christ over the world he died to redeem, and the power of the Holy Spirit over the world he sustains each and every moment. From this perspective the search for a mind that truly thinks like a Christian takes on ultimate significance, because the search for a Christian mind is not, in the end, a search for the mind but a search for God.”

—Mark Noll, The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind, p. 253

(HT: JT)