Abortion is out of control

From 1980 to 2002, over 255,000 NZ babies were sacrificed to the gods of money, selfishness, and sexual anarchy. It looks to be tracking at around 24% now – that is, for every 1000 live births there are 240 terminations. From Demographic Trends 2003 at the Department of Statistics, Abortion ratios (abortions per 1,000 live […]

Incarnational reality

Steve the e-mergent kiwi, wrote a tantalising article mentioning his work on Proclaiming the Scandal of the Cross, a sequel to the book, Recovering the Scandal of the CrossCool, that book is going on my Amazon wishlist. I am very interested in the holistic view of atonement, and incarnational theology. Leeanne Payne wrote a great […]

Gnosticism at RZIM?

A National Geographic article “Beyond the Brain“, written from the publication’s typical naturalist perspective, prompted a response from one of Ravi’s fellow apologists (“More than a Brain“). While a critique of this article is entirely warranted, Dale Fincher at A Slice of Infinity, went too far when he claimed: Corina is more beautiful than her […]

Purpose-Driven Life

From Jill Carattini at RZIM:[Hat-tip: philbaker.net – imitation is the sincerest form of flattery! ;o)] Once asking his mother for a definition of sin, John Wesley received a response fit for theology books. “Take this rule,” Susanna Wesley wrote to John. “Whatever weakens your reason, impairs the tenderness of your conscience, obscures your sense of […]

Science and Christianity Showcase

I am greatly annoyed that most charismatic-type churches are happy to deny some obvious truths of science, claiming some kind of conspiracy, and giving their adherents a feeling that they alone possess the “secret knowledge”. Hence the persistent stereotype of Christians ignorant of science, preferring some kind of blind faith, is easily justified. Enter Catez […]

Political Quotes

Borrowed from Intellectual Conservative, Light in Dark Places, and Kiwi Pundit. Maimonides (1135-1204): It is “possible for a person to be born with a tendency to one of the virtues or one of the shortcomings – i.e., conduct [representative of this trait] will come easier to him than other types of conduct. He should not […]