Bending the Knee

The last paragraph of the recently published “Manhattan Declaration” makes for interesting reading.

Because we honor justice and the common good, we will not comply with any edict that purports to compel our institutions to participate in abortions, embryodestructive research, assisted suicide and euthanasia, or any other antilife act; nor will we bend to any . . . → Read More: Bending the Knee

Some Thoughts on Sexuality from the Fulcrum Forum

In the middle of a sometimes heated debate over on the Fulcrum Forum, commenter Ken Petrie has written an absolutely brilliant piece on the complexities of this issue. Enjoy!

As I see it, there are several aspects to the problem: social, psychological, biological, and theological being the four I find obvious.

Socially and sociologically, we . . . → Read More: Some Thoughts on Sexuality from the Fulcrum Forum

Forget the trees and the presents…

… because THIS is the most important thing this Christmas.

“Please don’t label me”

Forget the amusing story that the children on the latest atheist bus campaign are in fact sprogs of Evangelicals. What’s more hilarious is the thinking behind the campaign – “Please don’t label me – Let me grow up and choose for myself”. What kind of uncaring parents would take such an approach?

I discussed this . . . → Read More: “Please don’t label me”

Some Kierkegaard

Just to remind us occasionally – probably the best thing he ever said.

The matter is quite simple. The Bible is very easy to understand. But we Christians are a bunch of scheming swindlers. We pretend to be unable to understand it because we know very well that the minute we understand, we are obliged . . . → Read More: Some Kierkegaard

The problem with Jedward…

It’s not the fact that the brothers can’t sing. It’s not the fact that by all accounts they really can’t sing.

It’s the fact that when you look at the sheer mad entertainment that was their Ghostbusters cover, instead of picking to cover this

or this

for Queen week, you know and I . . . → Read More: The problem with Jedward…

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