Over at Theonomy, Kobra has written a provoking post that at first glance would doubtless make many Evangelicals very uncomfortable. The bulk of his post makes some very sound and biblical observations concerning homosexuality and the church's attitude toward homosexuals (with which I agree completely). Before getting to his main idea, he . . .
Ingrid at Slice of Laodicea has a great post about Catechesis, VBS, and teaching our children in church. Basically, in response to another reader, she laments the sad state of Evangelicalism and its sad preference of entertainment over teaching. She writes:
'Anything with substantive content is looked down on these days. . . .
When drilling students on the meaning of particular passages in Scripture, my Greek professor used to repeatedly cry out, "Context is king!" In other words, like any written document, the proper understanding of a given word or phrase in the Bible has to logically connect it to the bigger picture (i.e., the context)...way back in . . .
Well, I guess there is the need for some kind of obligatory 'opening statement' when one begins a blog and opens themselves up to the court of public opinion...or is there? Regardless, I suppose I should make a couple of remarks to answer the obvious question, "Why does the world need another blog?" Let's look at the . . .