Archive | October, 2012

Joss Whedon says that Mitt Romney is a brain-munching zombie

October 30, 2012

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I don’t believe in karma. But if I did, I’d think that I had unleashed mystic forces with my snarky status update on Facebook last night: “So grateful for all the political commercials. I think the objective information will be so helpful when I go to vote.” This morning, I discover that Avengers film director […]

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A tough question for pro-choice advocates

October 27, 2012

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Blogger Trevin Wax recently posted an article titled, 10 Questions a Pro-Choice Candidate Is Never Asked by the Media. Here’s an example that really stood out to me: In 2010, The Economist featured a cover story on “the war on girls” and the growth of “gendercide” in the world – abortion based solely on the […]

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The Nike approach to progressive sanctification

October 26, 2012

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“The New Testament calls upon us to take action; it does not tell us that the work of sanctification is going to be done for us … We are in the ‘good fight of faith,’ and we have to do the fighting. But, thank god, we are enabled to do it; for the moment we […]

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God is not a slave driver

October 19, 2012

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From The Hole In Our Holiness by Kevin DeYoung: “From a failure to properly understand God comes a world of unhappiness among good Christians even today. The Christian life is thought to be a glum, unrelieved cross-carrying under the eye of a stern Father who expects much and excuses nothing. He is austere, peevish, highly […]

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