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Living in Light of Two Ages

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Thursday
Jul172014

Monegerism.com Update

One of the best and most useful resources on the web is Monergism.com.  This is one of the first places to go if you are looking for any kind of Reformed reference on virtually any topic: sermons, MP3s, articles on theolological topics, Reformed classics, free eBooks . . .

John Hendryx, the proprietor, has recently updated the front page with a new menu bar tracking the fifty most recent updates to the website.  This makes a great resource that much more valuable and easy to use.

He's got a great bookstore too!

Thanks, John, for providing the saints with so many great resources! 

Go here to check it out.  Monergism.com

Thursday
Jul172014

The Bone-Dry Dog Days of Summer

 

For those of us living in So Cal, the dog days of Summer are finally here.  Because of a severe two-year drought, the state legislature has mandated a whole bunch of new water restrictions.  We can't wash our cars, wash-off our sidewalks or driveways (so, if you come to my house and step in bird poop, its not my fault), and any water run-off from poorly-aimed sprinklers or from over-watering will bring down the wrath of the water police--yup, "water police."  These are code enforcement folk now looking for water-wasters.

The sad thing is that many of our contemporaries blame the "drought" on human activity.  The fact is that California has always been a desert, although the last one hundred years have been some of the wettest on record.  Sure, we've had miserably low rainfall totals the past few years, but this is our historic pattern.  Nothing out of the ordinary.  The current drought was predictable--just take a look at the Farmer's Almanac.

To add insult to our thirsty misery, state officials are reacting to a genuine water emergency, while at the same time failing to realize that the water emergency is largely their own doing.  Since the early 1970s--when the last state water project was approved--California's population has exploded.  Yet, no new water infrastructure or water sources have been added.  Instead, environmentalist groups have lobbied to preserve small and isolated fish populations in the delta region, while diverting life-sustaining water from the world's bread basket, the central valley of California.  This has put thousands of our poorest residents out of work, ruined once fertile farm land, and crippled the state agribusiness.  And if you want lettuce, Kale, or soybeans, you are going to pay much more for it.

Our state legislature (with the federal transportation people's help) is spending billions on a high-speed rail service from LA to SF which no one wants, and which our state does not need.  But add new water sources (i.e., desalinization), or new water infrastructure?  Nope, not even on the radar.

Despite what it will do to my sinuses, I'll now use my leaf-blower on my sidewalks.  But my neighbors will complain (one in particular) about the dust and the noise.  The same environmentalists who oppose new water sources will guilt-trip me that my 2-cycle leaf blower pollutes the air.  They want me to use an electric powered blower--which I can't use until after 6:00 p.m., because of rolling brown-outs and a state-wide electricity shortage.

You gotta love state politicians . . .  Clueless.

Sunday
Jul132014

"Peace Be to You, and Do Not Be Afraid" -- Genesis 43:15-44:13

Here's the audio from this morning's service:  Click Here

Sunday
Jul132014

This Week's White Horse Inn

Darkness Is My Only Companion

Why does God allow so many of us to experience deep forms of depression often to the point of despair, and how do we counsel those in our lives who struggle with the torture of the soul? How can pastors and churches be better prepared to recognize symptoms and help those who struggle? Join Mike Horton in today’s discussion with Kathryn Greene-McCreight, author of Darkness is My Only Companion: A Christian Response to Mental Illness, and Harold Senkbeil, author of Dying to Live and board member of Doxology: The Lutheran Center for Spiritual care and Counsel.

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Friday
Jul112014

Friday Feature -- Because No One Should Work in a Cubicle

We've all worked with guys like Milton, Lumberg, and Peter.  We've all gotten "PC Load Errors."  And TPS reports and coversheets . . .

Monday
Jul072014

"I Will Be a Pledge of His Safety" -- Genesis 42:29-43:13

Here's the audio from the next installment of Rev. Compton's sermon series on the Joseph narrative.

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Monday
Jul072014

This Week's White Horse Inn

Faith and Mental Illness

Are today’s churches prepared to handle issues related to mental illness? How should Christians help those struggling with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, autism, and various types of learning disabilities? On this program, Mike Horton will discuss these important yet often avoided topics with Amy Simpson, an editor at Christianity Today and the author of Troubled Minds: Mental Illness and the Church’s Mission.

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Friday
Jul042014

Friday Feature -- John Adams and the Declaration of Independence

Thursday
Jul032014

Seventy-Five Years Ago . . .

Thursday
Jul032014

E-Book Edition of "Man of Sin" for $3.99

The e-book edition of my book on the biblical doctrine of antichrist is being offered this week at a huge discount.  The Man of Sin is on-sale for $3.99 at the booksellers listed below.

The Man of Sin, Amazon Kindle:  Click Here

The Man of Sin, Barnes and Noble:  Click Here

The Man of Sin, Christian Book Distributors:  Click Here

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