So it’s basically a long discussion of modern worship v. traditional worship?
If you don’t like these topics, blame yourself because you requested them. Bernie Sanders, Predestination, Private Colleges, Scientology, Toxic Masculinity, and other rants.
Back @ it. Christian dating culture, reformed or a club?, Timmy K in the NYT, why do we take modern art seriously, and we develop a marketing strategy for the podcast.
Recorded in South Bend, IN… chats on religion in our culture + is liking hip hop cultural appropriation?
We are graced by the presence of our Dutch Father on this episode of Dutch Brothers Muse… also, how do you pronounce Bill Maher’s name?
Take the “How ‘woke’ are you?” quiz with us & Physicalism chats
Some midwestern reformed brothers converse on a variety of topics such church culture, theology, and philosophy.
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– Josh and Luke
“And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body go into hell.”
Matthew 5:30, ESV
This immediately brings to mind the notion set forth firstly by Dietrich Bonhoeffer called “cheap grace.” This is the idea of living a Christian life without discipline, repentance, and confession. In terms of analogy, ponder someone welcomed into a rehabilitation clinic without any effort to recover. They talk up becoming a better person, but never bother to actually put an ounce of effort into this lasting betterment. Sadly, this is so often the case for the Church, and especially me as well. I look into heady theology and talk about God while my life is in shambles, and it is a true shame as we will come to discover.
“Well, dear friends, you know that some men can do to the glory of God what to other men would be sin. And notwithstanding what brother Pentecost has said, I intend to smoke a good cigar to the glory of God before I go to bed to-night.”
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“…reckless breeding,’ ‘spawning… human beings who never should have been born.” – Margaret Sanger (founder of Planned Parenthood)
Even hearing the name Planned Parenthood immediately brings a flood of thoughts to nearly all individuals’ minds. To some, Planned Parenthood is merely somewhere that offers free birth control and access to a woman’s right to abortion. For others, this title may be far more than that. Some may see what Planned Parenthood is doing as not merely questionable, but downright evil. Here, I will simply present the ugly history of this institution, its founder, and finally demonstrate how the original, twisted mission is still thriving today.