Monthly Archives: October 2010

To “Halloween” or not to “Halloween”…

It’s that time of year again. The dreaded Halloween period ! Many blogs out there have ramped up the discussions on whether we should participate or not. Most notably Michael Patton from Reclaiming the Mind is stirring the pot (again). And Joe Carter on First Things gives us some ideas on which tracts not to […]

Calvinism ? Arminianism ? Which “-ISM” matters ?

Several recent articles in the blogosphere have relit the controversial debates surrounding Calvinism vs Arminianism. And as we all know this discussion has been a centuries old one which has led to many different factions in the Protestant Church. What gave rise this time, was Dr. Olson’s call late September for all of us to […]

Life Lessons in letting go

The lost father of the prodigal son  Over the last 10 years, as some of you may know, I have had to learn to “Let go”. As a father, or in my particular case, a step-father, this is never an easy thing. We want the best for our children. We want them to learn from […]

In the World, not of the World ?

Michael Patton on Reclaiming the Mind just posted another great topic with regards to Christian Music. This prompted me to publish this post that I had been sitting on for a while. You can read Michael’s post here.  As a young evangelical Christian I have heard this comment quite regularly and I have frankly had […]