Tag: evangelical

Sheep and Goats

Christian Conservative has an interesting post on predestination. Any of my Catholic readers want to refute his points? Breaking down predestination There is no Christian doctrine that I’ve found to be more humiliating than “predestination”, and no topic more difficult to understand. What is predestination? It’s the belief that God not only knows in advance …

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Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth

This evening I wrote an email to Evangelical Christian talk show host Marty Minto. I anxiously await his response. In the meantime, I’d love for my Protestant readers to give me their take. Marty, I mean the following as a serious question, not just some anti-"sola scriptura" taunt. I honestly want your answer to this, …

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Bent Out of Shape

I’m listening to the Marty Minto show right now (M – F, 3PM – 6PM on 101.5 WORD-FM in Pittsburgh) and he’s about to have a coronary because a day care center is teaching yoga to kids. He’s yelling for people to repent and generally carrying on like a corner apocalyptic preacher. I called the …

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I Loathe PETA

How do you make two awful things worse? Combine them. The result is worse than the sum of the parts. Jack Chick and PETA. *shudder* Of Chick and Chickens: The Strange Connection Between PETA and Evangelism The flier with the charming title “Your Mother Kills Animals” helps spark children’s imaginations by asking them how they …

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Hidden Impact?

Perhaps the impact of The Passion of the Christ was bigger than I was initially led to believe. The Mighty Barrister seems to think the survey results are biased. “Despite marketing campaigns labeling the movie the ‘greatest evangelistic tool’ of our era, less than one-tenth of 1 percent of those who saw the film stated …

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