Jimmy Carter On Gay Marriage and Religious Liberty
Jimmy Carter doesn’t think marriage laws should be decided at the federal level. “I’m kind of inclined to let the states decide individually,” the former president told WFAA, an ABC affiliate, in an interview that aired Sunday.
May Mcllvaine Not Be In Vain: The Cardinal Doctrine of Justification
Charles Pettit McIlvaine, the illustrious Bishop of Ohio (in office 1832-1873), was one of the greatest advocates of Evangelicalism within the [Protestant] Episcopal Church of the United States of America. Able scholar, accomplished theologian, and earnest preacher of the Gospel, McIlvaine served his country in various spheres apart from the parish and the episcopate. He was appointed chaplain of the U.S senate and also of West Point Military Academy. President Lincoln assigned him as a special negotiator with the British authorities to persuade their government not to support the Confederacy in his nation’s tragic civil war.
Providence is so sixteenth century. We seem to have moved past needing to talk about God’s providence—we’re quite sophisticated these days.
When Jesus Says Stay
He wanted to follow Jesus. He wanted to be close to Jesus. He wanted to live a life of radical obedience. But Jesus told him to stay, not to go. Do not follow me.
America’s Spiritual Founding Father at 300
George Whitefield is the greatest evangelist in American history. He is also perhaps Britain’s greatest evangelist. Indeed, few figures in church history have made such a seismic impact for the gospel as Whitefield.
Two Solutions for the Terminally Ill
Here are two heart-breaking stories of women with terminal brain cancer. The first is moving to Oregon so she can avail herself of physician-assisted suicide, searching for control of her life and “death with dignity.” The second says why she is rejecting that option and how she is putting her faith in Jesus Christ. Read them both.
High Maintenance Christians Are Better Than Nice Ones
From Housewife Theologian: It costs God nothing, so far as we know, to create nice things; but to convert rebellious wills costs Him crucifixion.
Reformed Tradition Taking Root in China
China may be emerging as another global center of Reformed faith and practice. If so, East Asia would seem to be well on its way to becoming the heartland of the Reformed tradition in this century. – See more at: http://www.reformation21.org/blog/2014/10/reformed-tradition-taking-root.php#sthash.ZotqdzFd.dpuf