The Problem of Theological Cataracts

Article by   September 2014
C. S. Lewis once famously said: "I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else." If, as Christians, we see everything through the lens of Holy Scripture, we can, by the grace of God, understand the world as it really is, rather than how it might appear on the surface. continue

I Dedicate This One to Todd

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Curiosity Killed the Cat: Listening When You Shouldn't

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A "Must-buy" Book & Mask

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Posted September 19, 2014 @ 3:28 PM by Mark Jones

The Homophobic Bogeyman

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Posted September 19, 2014 @ 7:48 AM by Aimee Byrd

The Reformation in France and the Mission to the World

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Posted September 18, 2014 @ 4:07 AM by Bruce Baugus

The Untied Kingdom?

Over at the British blog, some thoughts on the upcoming Scottish referendum:The outcome of the Scottish vote will, in some measure, in the shorter and longer terms, change the circumstances in which the saints go about their business. But our...
Posted September 17, 2014 @ 6:00 PM by Jeremy Walker

Not Just a Soup Kitchen by David Apple

Today, so many churches are comfortable following the practice of previous generations that didn't involve themselves in ministries of mercy. Many today are fearful of thinking "outside of the box" and lack vision and biblical direction. In 1983, one small...
Posted September 17, 2014 @ 2:56 PM by Guest blogger

Waynetta, Garth and the White Horse Spin

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Posted September 17, 2014 @ 6:30 AM by Carl Trueman
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