On lawful schism.
God tells us to be one, but it is also true that at times the church has split. This essay is suggesting that sometimes separation and schism is needed. Sometimes a line has to be drawn. For sometimes churches rot, and become one with Babylon: and from Babylon we must flee. In writing this, I […] Read More
The destruction of the West would be just.
There is a very good bit of satire making the rounds of the blogs at present written by a David Huntworth. It applies directly to the text for today, for it states the delusions of this age in plain English. “At the beginning of the Twenty First century a new religion rose to great acclaim […] Read More
The social democratic experiment is over. [Quotage]
There is an endgame for social democracy. As Margaret Thatcher said: socialism endeth when you run out of other people’s money. And that will not look good. Sadly, for the beneficiaries and the benefactors (more accurately, parasites and producers), this system cannot last. For there are some Malthusian mathematical limits inherent into this system. What […] Read More
Faithfulness and cost.
We interrupt the usual lectionary with some joyous news: Alla & NSR are now married. The post up is around Biblical marriage and it is worth reading. Over the last few days I have been looking at where the church is going and the Bible: it is in part driven by some personal challenges, and […] Read More
The (Laodecean) Reformed.
I have always considered this applies to my church. The Reformed have toe or three flaws: we tend to intellectualize; we tend to distrust emotions, and we manage to acquire wealth. One of the signs people consider to see if you are of the elect — incorrectly, as the passage indicates — is that you […] Read More