My Deconversion: A Former SGM Music Leader Leaves the Faith

"Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings." – Victor Hugo Dusty Pillar Amongst Newborn Stars-Hubble Sometimes, as we deal with issues such as the problems at Mars Hill and Sovereign Grace Ministries, we can inadvertently overlook the deeper issues … Continue reading

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Bill O’Reilly Takes on Atheist Richard Dawkins and His New Children’s Book

"If atheism spread, it would become a religion as intolerable as the ancient ones." –Gustave le Bon   Dumbbell Nebula-Courtesy of NASA   Richard Dawkins, a respected evolutionary biologist,  is arguably the most famous atheist of our day. He is Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science at The University of Oxford. We have written regularly about the New … Continue reading

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Quiverfull+Loss of Faith: On Evangelical Abuse and Legalism

“We’ve gotten beyond the Galatian brand of legalism today. We haven’t resurrected circumcision as a requirement for salvation, and we’re clear that salvation is by grace through faith in Christ apart from the keeping of the law. Instead, we have developed another brand of legalism, a brand that is concerned, not with salvation, but with how we live the Christian … Continue reading

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The New Atheists Are Bright and You Are Stupid

Well, the current lack of civility in the public square has invaded the once hallowed halls of polite discourse in the area of religion. Have you heard about the “new atheists”? Why new, you ask, haven’t they always been around? Surely you remember Madalyn Murray O’Hair and her success in getting prayer banished from the public square?   To paraphrase … Continue reading

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