On this day, May 9, Merle Haggard and the Strangers recorded Merle’s iconic song “Mama Tried” at the Capitol Recording Studios in Hollywood. This song is rich with moral meaning, without at all sounding preachy.
Our GOP-controlled Congress passed an Omnibus Spending Bill valued at $1.3 trillion that maintains America’s $500 million annual contribution to Planned Parenthood, our largest abortion mill. Does Paul Ryan believe in Judgment Day?
Today’s Treasury of Daily Prayer New Testament reading includes two verses that defy several fashionable categories. Romans 11:28-29: “As concerning the gospel, [the Jews] are enemies for your sakes: but as touching the election, they are beloved for the fathers’ sakes. For the gifts and calling of God are without repentance.”
Do you engage the culture? Are you culturally relevant? If not, then how can you say that you believe in sharing the Gospel? Or didn’t you know that “lost people matter to God”?
Who said this, and about whom is he talking? “The Holy Ghost Himself … asserts that through her his gifts were instilled in the prophets, namely, the inclination to all virtues…”
I will venture to say that some of the pastoral duties Chemnitz lists, if executed today, would get a majority of pastors in the U.S. “fired.”
Sometimes, when you see so much suffering all around you, you need to defy the Devil. This can be done through singing hymns.
The so-called Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, a denomination created in 1988 through the merger of three groups whose common conviction was that the Bible isn’t always reliable, has been hell-bent on affirming sodomy for over a decade. The propaganda campaign from the home office began with Bible-class materials disseminated to the congregations, which explained […]
In “conservative” American denominational polity, why are anti-traditionalists loath to separate from traditionalists? Why not secede, so as to lay aside the weight of the “anti-missional” doctrine-obsessed curmudgeons?
I was thinking about blogging, or my hitherto lack thereof. I write, enjoy it, some folks enjoy reading it. So why haven’t I blogged before? Lack of time, a job in which I edit and write already, lack of time—these things came to mind. But if I’m being honest, I’ll probably say that it’s a […]