Personal Library Selection
“A substantial volume that presses us to think about what we mean by the language of divine love that comes so easily from our lips.”-David S. Yeago, Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary
“God values me just as much as a man, but has a different role for me in this world. ‘Equal in value, different in role’ was something I had never before considered.”
“We can pray for gospel rootedness in the Middle East, and we can pray to light up their world like the Fourth of July, at the same time.”
“There is a wide gap between what President Obama said yesterday morning in his speech and what his own FBI director testified last month. It seems to me that this has to change if citizens are going to have any confidence in our government’s program to resettle refugees into the homeland. A temporary Moratorium on the status quo may be in order until this gets sorted out.”
The Syrian refugee crisis is not a clear cut issue in this country. As Christians we ought to have the desire to take care of and protect the oppressed. However, we shouldn’t be naive about it. Many lives can be lost in this country because of a small mistake in this issue. I dont know what the answer is but we must go about in carefully. Kevin DeYoung is a voice of reason in the debate in Christian circles.
Richard Dawkins wrote that the Gospel writers had never met Jesus. This post is what the conversation between the Gospel writers may have looked like if Dawkins is right. Enjoy.
Quote Of The Day
“A refusal to make moral judgments is not humility. It is insanity.”-Albert Mohler