Gather 'round, troops. Here's a gathering of resources I've found online this week. The Danger of Just Watching and the Power of Being Seen from Covenant Eyes - A short article on the danger in a relationship that can come not only from use of pornography, but the humiliation and damage that can come from... Continue Reading →
And now another weekly roundup.Heidelberg 80: We Don’t Need Any Footnotes from The Heidelblog - An interesting explanation of Question 80 from the Heidelberg catechism, and whether or not it truly misrepresents the position of Roman Catholicism regarding the Lord's Supper.The Reformed Reject Lent In Basle In 1534 from The Heidelblog - Article XI from... Continue Reading →
At the time of this writing, Fred Phelps is in a hospital due to what his Westboro Baptist Church calls "health problems," though rumors are that he may be near death.Some people are rejoicing in this. For my own part, let me clarify I don't glory in anyone's death, be it Osama bin Laden or... Continue Reading →
In this episode we discuss the topic of same sex marriage and the moral standards surrounding it.
When the Supreme Court met a while ago to begin deliberation on the issue of DOMA and Prop-8, and then released their recent decisions on both, I saw some of the usual repeated mantras over social media. "Hooray for love equality!" some said. Others put up the equal-sign for their profile pic, saying to their... Continue Reading →
It's common for many to compare the topic of same-sex marriage with the issue of interracial marriage - that is, advocates of same-sex marriage will compare their opponents with those who vehemently opposed interracial marriages in the 1950's and 60's. While popular in many circles and parroted uncritically in social media, this argumentation has some... Continue Reading →
Well kids, we've been graced yet again by face palming Picard, which means it must be time again for another silly argument.I saw the image on the left shared on social media. It's a sign held up that reads: "Claiming that someone else's marriage is against your religion is like being angry at someone for... Continue Reading →
Over the past few weeks, I've noticed a certain abuse of the term homophobia. At it's very core meaning, homophobia would normally refer to someone who has an irrational fear of homosexuals. In common application, it refers to someone who hates homosexuals. In its most popular application, it refers to someone who might even just... Continue Reading →
Chris Rosebrough over at Fighting for the Faith reviews some erroneous comments made by MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell regarding the Bible, homosexuality, and "burning prostitutes at the stake."