Posts Tagged ‘pope francis’

Duck Dynasty, Pope Francis, and “Seasoned Speech”

“Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.” Colossians 4:6 Gracious speech has been a struggle for believers for as long as we’ve been around. Sometimes we get so caught up in truth that we forget to treat people like people....
January 7th, 2014 | Religion | Read More

Weekly Roundup (Or: How Sherlock Survived His Deadly Fall)

A young writer has some advice for church leaders trying desperately to attract and retain young people: change carefully and wisely. What young people say they want in their 20s is not necessarily what they want 10 years later. *** Keeping up with the times: Pope Francis to Offer Plenary Indulgences...
July 19th, 2013 | Other | Read More

In Defense Of The Pope

I am a Protestant.  Not only a Protestant, but an evangelical.  And not only an evangelical, but a Calvinist.  In short, I have no love for the Papacy.  I do not believe that the Pope is the Vicar of Christ, nor is he in any meaningful sense the successor of the Apostle Peter.  When it comes to...
March 15th, 2013 | Apologetics, Catholics, Church, Culture, Evangelicals, Philosophy, Politics, Protestant, Religion, The Gospel | Read More