Category Archives: rants

Recovering FROM Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Pt. 3: Genesis

obfuscate [ob-fuh-skeyt, ob-fuhs-keyt] verb (used with object), obfuscated, obfuscating. 1. to confuse, bewilder, or stupefy. 2. to make obscure or unclear: to obfuscate a problem with extraneous information. 3. to darken. To this, I would add: 4. Raymond C. Ortlund Jr. “Male-Female … Continue reading

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Recovering FROM Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Pt. 2: John Piper’s Vision

Before this, please read the housekeeping stuff first. *** Not all articulations of complementarianism are the same. Labels are always difficult, and within this umbrella of views called complementarianism there are varying nuances and differing terminology, and important distinctions. Definitions … Continue reading

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Michael Zehaf-Bibeau is not Islam

Like most Canadians, I’ve been following with great sadness the events and fall-out from two incidents this week which have rattled (understated?) the citizens of this country I call home. We watched in horror as news reports came in that … Continue reading

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A Response to Albert Mohler

Dear Dr. Mohler, It’s no secret that you adamantly defend traditional, conservative evangelical views. It’s also no secret that you are a person with considerable influence within a large group of people. Those affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention, The … Continue reading

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The 5 Bad Blogging Habits I Dislike the Most

I want to address some things that bother me a lot. If you’ll indulge me here, I occasionally need to rant. I try to read a lot of blogs. Some I’ve stopped reading because of certain things which have become … Continue reading

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What the H-E-Double Hockey Sticks?!? Pt. 11: Rob Bell vs. the SBC

Thanks to the folks running the Hellbound? facebook page who posted a link to the Southern Baptist Covention’s Resolution on Hell (June 2011). This was published in response to Rob Bell’s Love Wins published a few months prior. I doubt anyone would be surprised … Continue reading

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New Arminian-Calvinist Debate

As the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) gears up for its meeting in New Orleans, a new debate is raging between Arminian and Calvinist factions. Christianity Today reports that tensions are high ahead of the meeting, and not just because the SBC … Continue reading

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Kony 2012?

I came across this video just this morning: (warning: it is half an hour long, but good to watch. If you don’t have that long, here’s the synopsis, Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army [LRA] abduct … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading

Alastair Roberts has provided two fantastic post in response to a new video floating around which is a fantastic example of evangelical theology gone wrong. Part 1: What’s Wrong With the Evagelical Gospel (which includes the video itself, and a critique … Continue reading

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Women, the Church, Masculinity and the Rest Pt. 3: Is Christianity Male Oriented?

Does Christianity have a male slant? Is God more male oriented? John Piper has said yes. Well, comments on that comment have been made, and I don’t want to beat a dead horse. But I’ll say this: God made both … Continue reading

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