Monthly Archives: October 2007

Luther and Reformation Day

Today is All Saints’ Eve, Halloween and, most importantly, Reformation Day. Several newspapers, including the L. A. Times, have noted the significance of this date in Western history. (The year 2017 will mark the 500th anniversary.) I think the celebration … Continue reading

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Understanding Four Views on the Lord's Supper

My new book, Understanding Four Views on the Lord’s Supper, was released this week by Zondervan. A link for Lifeway Christian stores (in a pdf file) will let you see the book and also provides a good description of it. … Continue reading

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The Biggest Businessman in Johnstown, PA

The Wall Street Journal ran a front page story today on the U. S. Congress and the leaders in pork spending. The biggest pork producer in the entire country is none other than peace-advocate John Murtha (D., Pennsylvania). Said the … Continue reading

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Someone Else Has a Negative Perspective on Charlie Weis

I have written several blogs about Coach Charlie Weis of Notre Dame. My lack of respect grows the longer I watch this terrible season for the Irish unfold. (You know things are desperate in South Bend when they “hope” they … Continue reading

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Reformation Sunday

I preached this morning at Redeemer Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Newport Beach, California. Today was Reformation Sunday, since it is the closest Lord’s Day to October 31st. I made my message fit the occasion. My stress was on the uniqueness … Continue reading

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The Red Sox Were Clearly the Team of 2007

When all was said and done the team that played the best all season long was crowned the World Series champion tonight. Boston started strong, held off the red-hot Yankees down the stretch, came from behind down 3-1 to knock … Continue reading

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Wealth and Inheritance: How Shall the Godly Respond to Passing on Affluence?

I love those who love me, and those who seek me find me. With me are riches and honor, enduring wealth and prosperity. My fruit is better than fine gold; what I yield surpasses choice silver. I walk in the … Continue reading

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Bishop N. T. Wright Misses the Mark on Terrorism

Readers of this site know that I have huge respect for the biblical theological contributions of Dr. N. T. Wright, the esteemed bishop of Durham (Anglican). Wright is one of the finest biblical scholars in the world. Readers should see … Continue reading

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Wise Thoughts from William Wilberforce on Culture and a Great Evening in Orange County

My friend David Bahnsen, a member of the ACT 3 board, hosted a lovely dinner last evening in Orange County. With all the fires and mayhem here I wondered if those who committed to the dinner would actually come. Every … Continue reading

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Abortion and Shades of Gray

Michael Medved is an intelligent, engaging Jewish conservative. He began as a movie critic but is now a popular author, Right Turns, and talk-show host. His classic tag line line, on his the radio show, is that America is still: … Continue reading

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