Do Not Be Surprised…This ‘n’ That (01 November 2013)


  • So, I may be more offended at the Jesus costume than the fact that the kid was kicked out of school for wearing it.
  • This is the first I’ve heard of the bitcoin.
  • The American Psychiatric Association has now classified pedophilia as a sexual orientation. Wait, maybe they didn’t. At least not yet. There’s little doubt that it will come eventually.
  • Speaking of sexual perversion and immorality; polyamory no doubt will be the next thing to be mainstreamed.
  • It’s probably going to cost some serious cash for Steven Furtick to furnish his new house, so why not think about grabbing a few copies of his newly-released Sun Stand Still devotional to help him out?
  • Um, wow. I made better graphics with Photoshop back in high school.
  • Here’s your weekly dose of adorable.
  • Rachel Miller explains why she doesn’t celebrate Halloween.
  • The Sola Sisters share their thoughts on yesterday’s holiday.
  • The Red Sox won the World Series. Of course, as a Cubs fan, and thus as an enemy of the Cardinals, I am mildly okay with this.
  • Doug Phillips has resigned as the president of Vision Forum.
  • Okay, there still are lots of articles floating around about Strange Fire. Let’s start here with Tom Chantry’s “two quick thoughts” on the matter.
  • Now let’s take a look at that ‘invitation‘ Driscoll issued to MacArthur.
  • Dr. Jason Allen of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary had a conversation with Dr. MacArthur about the conference.
  • And Tim Challies wants to ask MacArthur some tough questions.
  • Phil Johnson answers those who have incessantly argued that Strange Fire painted with a broad brush.
  • In the spirit of good, clean fun, here are some signs that you may be too charismatic.
  • Yesterday wasn’t just Halloween, it was Reformation Day. And some folks are eagerly counting down until the 500th anniversary of this event.
  • Speaking of the Reformation, what are some of the differences between Roman Catholic theology and the gospel?
  • Sorry, lady, but you weren’t talking to God.
  • Want to pack your child’s own lunch for school? You may need to send along a doctor’s note.
  • I’m not sure Mark Batterson understands the meaning of the word ‘incarnation.’ Kinda makes you wonder how he’s sold so many books, doesn’t it?
  • Today’s perversion of sound doctrine demands a new 95 Theses.
  • Here’s Phil Johnson’s first message from Strange Fire: ‘Is there a Baby in the Charismatic Bathwater?’



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