The Seven Deadly Sins in a Digital Age: 6. Wrath

Article by   December 2014
As we come to Wrath in a Digital Age, we must once again by asking, "what is this vice exactly?" Is Wrath a vice like Gluttony - too much of a good thing, or wanting a good thing in the wrong way? Or is it more like Envy - intrinsically disordered, and purely destructive? continue

Jesus and Joshua

Most Christian children know how "Joshua fought the battle of Jericho, Jericho, Jericho... And the walls came tumbling down!"  And it's true!  Joshua did lead Israel in obeying God's commands so that when the priests blew the trumpets and the...
Posted December 17, 2014 @ 6:55 AM by Rick Phillips

"Through the Eyes of Spurgeon"

Stephen McCaskell's fine biographical film, Through the Eyes of Spurgeon, surveying the life and ministry of 'the Prince of Preachers,' will drop this Thursday (18 Dec) at 12:00am CST, when it will be streamed live here. If you head...
Posted December 17, 2014 @ 5:28 AM by Jeremy Walker

Well, OK, but just this once ...

Today is almost certain to see the appointment of the first Anglican woman bishop in the UK. Stockport in Manchester look to be the unlucky winners. It has been declared: "The time is right." A break with tradition, we are...
Posted December 17, 2014 @ 5:09 AM by Jeremy Walker

A Thoroughly Reformed Book on Prayer

This morning, I finished reading Tim Keller's new book, Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God. I very much appreciated the book--I read it a chapter at a time during my morning worship times and found myself reminded of much...
Posted December 16, 2014 @ 8:53 PM by Sean Lucas

6 Things I Have Learned While Church Planting

Needless to say, I have learned far more than six things. I hope to elaborate on those later (e.g., issues concerning commitment, expectations, etc.). In the meantime, here are six observations.1. Do not compare yourself to other churches. It is...
Posted December 16, 2014 @ 6:48 PM by Leon Brown

Pastors: Carousels or Buffaloes?

The best theologians have typically been pastors (e.g., Augustine, Calvin, Owen, Edwards). And the theologians I enjoy reading the most are those who had/have real pastoral experience. There is a purpose to their writing that sometimes isn't found when scholars...
Posted December 16, 2014 @ 1:00 PM by Mark Jones

Happy 300th Birthday George Whitefield!

George Whitefield, the great Anglican Evangelical evangelist of the 18th century, was born on 16th December 1714 (Old Style -- which means we can celebrate again in 11 days time too). So buy a cake, get 300 candles and a...
Posted December 16, 2014 @ 5:54 AM by Lee Gatiss

A Sidebar

Roger Olson is reviewing Oliver Crisp's new book, Deviant Calvinism. I plan to do some interacting with Crisp's book in the new year. The Reformed tradition is diverse, but there is the thorny question of just how diverse. I have...
Posted December 15, 2014 @ 9:08 PM by Mark Jones
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