Are Men Anti-Church? Fall 2005 Issue While some people contend that traditional Christianity is oppressive to women, one could argue that it has not been providing much satisfaction to men either, despite claims of entrenched biblical patriarchy. In fact, a recent survey reports that men have all but abandoned the churches of America, Australia, the … Continue reading
JOHN KNOX – AND THE REFORMATION IN SCOTLAND As the books of Martin Luther, and Tyndale’s translation of the New Testament, entered Scotland, they were received with great interest. Students at St. Andrews University began to take their faith seriously. Patrick Hamilton, a student at St. Andrews, wrote a book that was condemned as heretical. … Continue reading
-What’s the difference between a British vs. American philosophy of education?
In Britain, they have a pre-professional mentality. Thus, grad degrees are considered bad, because you should’ve learned your trade as an undergrad. If you are doing a grad degree, it means you did poorly as an undergrad.
In America, it’s just the opposite. The more degrees, the better. That’s because we have a concept of “liberal arts” as undergrads—you can study anything, and do anything else later on in life; your major has no necessary correlation with your future job. So it’s almost like Americans have to go on to grad school in order to learn their trade. Continue reading
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and … Continue reading
JTS Online provides individuals with the opportunity to pursue a JTS degree online from anywhere in the world. Though our online students may be thousands of miles away from our main campus in Kingston, Jamaica, each has the opportunity to receive the same quality degrees that the Seminary has a wonderful track record of delivering. JTS Online is ideal … Continue reading
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Obedience to His Calling Selections from Jeremiah 20 “I am a laughingstock all the time; everyone ridicules me. For whenever I speak, I cry out. I proclaim, “Violence and devastation!” For the word of the Lord has become for me constant humiliation and derision. “If I say, ‘I will not mention Him, nor speak any … Continue reading
Selections from Isaiah 6 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord seated on a high and lofty throne, and His robe filled the temple. Seraphim were standing above Him; each one had six wings: with two he covered his face, with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. And one … Continue reading
Dear Church Leader: Was the baby God? It’s a straightforward question about Christmas with ramifications that stretch across the galaxy. Sure, we know the answer. But reflecting on the evidence and celebrating the miracle enriches the Christmas season—and makes for better preaching. Lee Strobel is one of the foremost Christian apologists today. He’s written numerous … Continue reading
On January 20, 2009, Rev. Rick Warren, senior pastor of the Saddleback Church in California, USA, prayed at the inauguration of President Barack Obama. There was opposition from other religious groups and especially liberal Protestants who noted that pastor Warren had spoken out against gay marriages and homosexual practice. However, Warren is considered typical of … Continue reading