The term "Dunker" refers to an older name for the Brethren, taken from our practice of baptism by trine immersion [that is, baptizing by "dunking" three times under the water].
Monthly Archives: May 2011
CONTRARY TO WHAT many environmentalists would have us believe, Americans are increasingly less likely to be killed by severe weather.
LEVITICUS, ROMANS 1, etc., DO count in the discussion of Jesus and homosexuality, because Jesus is ultimately the Author of the written Word of God, and being the Word of God Himself, would not contradict that written Word. There is … Continue reading
REVENGE OF THE GEEKS: What made them outsiders in high school makes them stars in the world. So what happens to high school’s popular students? Research shows that they are more likely than outsiders to conform, which can also mean … Continue reading
THE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN CONGREGATIONAL VACANCY LIST has been updated.
EVEN AFTER WIN, gay clergy likely to remain limited. The momentum of the gay clergy movement, however, may soon grind to a halt. “There is not another denomination I see on the horizon right now that is on the cusp … Continue reading
In my judgment, the denomination [PCUSA] can no longer be called a church. It is a political organization, a man-made arrangement, but it is not a church. It still displays symbols of the faith, but not the substance of the … Continue reading
DAVID FISCHLER: Brian McLaren Jumps the Shark.
JIM WALLIS of Sojourners finds out that it isn’t easy being a liberal evangelical…because the ground keeps on shifting. UPDATE (11 May 2011): More here. Poor Jim Wallis. I’ll bet he’s never been called a bigoted oppressor before. But the … Continue reading
GOOD COMMENTS FROM MCJ: When it comes to nonviolence or any other issue important to them, there is no more stringent group of Biblical literalists in the entire world than the Christian left. In cases like these, Jesus’ words are … Continue reading
FROM Al Mohler today (specifically in relation to the Church of England, but applicability ranges wider): “Churches and denominations decline when they lose or forfeit their passion for the Gospel of Jesus Christ and for the Bible as the enduring, … Continue reading