Category Archives: Fight the Good Fight

Would you bring me something from the fridge?

Great (offensively) prophetic rock song by the then version of the Newsboys about sleepy, comfortable, Christian unfaithfulness. Its old, but still carries the message well. I listened to it several times while driving through the night recently, great fire starter … Continue reading

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Yikes!

What exactly am I teaching if I let my tiredness, or my busyness, or my stress levels, or whatever, excuse a grumpy attitude at home? Hmm, basically I am broadcasting that I don’t need to obey God when I am … Continue reading

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God bless the old Irish (again)

This paper Hearts And Minds Aflame For Christ: Irish Monks—A Model For Making All Things New in the 21st Century by Daryl McCarthy at the C.S. Lewis Foundation’s site is magnificent. A wonderfully strong and encouraging vision — long term, … Continue reading

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Shrewd money: it doesn’t go “poof!”

One of the perennial problems with saving up money (assuming one is in the blessed position to do so), is where to keep it so that its both “safe” and generates a good return. This is good stewardship, and not … Continue reading

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The Blind Courage of Jan Zizka

To follow the DVD on Jan Hus I had bought a documentary on one of his followers: Jan Zizka. This was absolutely amazing — a fantastic story and history that I would highly recommend. The general who never lost a … Continue reading

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Jan Hus: Truth Prevails

Continuing our “honouring the fathers” we watched the Jan Hus: Truth Prevails documentary. While informative this was not great, somehow it wasn’t encouraging in the manner of the Wycliffe story. It was bracketed by the Roman Catholic Church launching of … Continue reading

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News: Persecution in Pakistan

Yesterday, a governor in Pakistan was murdered (or BBC) by his own security guard, angered by the governor’s support of a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy, as report in the BBC last month.

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Link: Boot Camp for Christian Students

This article The Professor: Why Are You a Christian? by Ray Bohlin is excellent. He details a session of hard-core apologetics training where he will “impersonate an atheistic college professor doing research on the religious beliefs of young people. Sometimes … Continue reading

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The Morning Star of the Refomation

In our desire to “honour the fathers” and flowing out of a desire to understand some of the reformation better I had ordered some DVDs. The first was John Wycliffe who is known as the Morning Star of the Reformation. … Continue reading

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“The old Puritans made a parade of work…”

Wonderfully quotable introduction to Spurgeon’s sermon 57 “The Incarnation and Birth of Christ” on December 23rd, 1855… THIS is the season of the year when, whether we wish it or not, we are compelled to think of the birth of … Continue reading

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