Wednesday, April 11, 2018

What is Arminianism?

We have mentioned that we identify with the theological system of Arminianism, and have recommended the Remonstrance podcast as a place that explores that theological system in depth.


On episode 5 of the podcast, they discussed in depth the question "What does it mean to be an Arminian?" It is a good discussion of what the term means, and more importantly, what it does not mean.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Podcast 16: The Prince of Egypt

"Commentary: The Prince of Egypt"

On this sixteenth episode, Emily & Alan observe Passover by talking about one of their favorite animated films, "The Prince of Egypt," one of Dreamworks' earliest movies. Actually, they talk OVER the film. Grab some popcorn and a beverage, and settle in for a commentary episode.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Christianity, the Church and Abuse

Rachael Denhollander was one of more than 150 girls and women to be abused by Dr. Larry Nasser, when he was employed by USA Gymnastics. In her statement in court, at Dr. Nasser's sentencing hearing, Denhollander spoke of her Christian faith.

In a recent interview with Christianity Today, Denhollander discusses how the assault effected her views of God. She also speaks about how her church failed her after her abuse, and how poorly prepared many evangelical churches are to deal with victims of sexual abuse.


My Larry Nassar Testimony Went Viral. But There’s More to the Gospel Than Forgiveness.




Saturday, March 17, 2018

Happy St Patrick's Day!

Have a great Irish Day, by enjoying a terrific song by one of our favorite Irish bands, Iona.


Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Adapting "Wrinkle"

From what I understand, the answer to this question from a Christianity Today article seems to be: "Not all that well." In the course of adaptation, some things have to be lost, but according to Madeleine L'Engle, the spiritual themes were the core to the book. It would be a shame to lose that aspect of the work.

How Will Hollywood Handle the Spiritual Themes in ‘A Wrinkle in Time?’