A Year Acceptable To The Lord
Patrick Henry Reardon, Preacher’s Institute

When the Evangelist Luke began his account of Jesus’ public ministry with the reading of Isaiah (4:18-19), he also used that prophetic text to provide a literary synopsis of the Gospel story.

Archbishop: Back gay marriage, don’t take communion

While his flock is not voting on marriage equality this fall, the Archbishop of Newark, N.J., has advised those Catholics who are backing same-sex marriage to refrain from receiving holy communion at Sunday mass.

Harvard’s Pastor: “It Does Not Matter if Christianity is True…”
Timothy Dalrymple, Philosophical Fragments

What Walton was saying, however, was not that the truth of Christianity is inconsequential, period. One has to read the rest of the sentence. He was saying something more subtle than that — and yet, at least to my mind, still troubling.

How Did the Son of God Uphold the Universe by the Word of His Power If He Was a Babe in the Manger?
Justin Taylor, Between Two Worlds

If “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever” (Heb. 13:8), and if “he upholds the universe by the word of his power” (Heb. 1:3) such that “in him all things hold together” (Col. 1:17)—then how was this happening when he was crying in a manger, or when he was a toddler and didn’t know how to read or write?