Monthly Archives: December 2012

Blame It On The Brain? Distinguishing Chemical Imbalances, Brain Disorders, & Disobedience

What are Christians to think when we see in the newspaper, or on TV reports that criminal behavior is not primarily sinful acting but brain misfiring? Ed Welch writes in his book Blame It On The Brain?: I once watched a … Continue reading

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Was Adam Lanza The Newtown Shooter Merely Sick?

We cannot accept the inevitable claims that this young murderer is to be understood as merely sick. Dr. Albert Mohler continues in his insightful blog: His heinous acts will be dismissed and minimized by some as the result of psychiatric … Continue reading

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Should Christians Fast Today?

Donald Whitney writes on the Discipline of Fasting: How often do you think fasting is mentioned in the Bible? By my count, there are so me seventy-seven biblical references to fasting. Do es that surprise you? Despite so many references, … Continue reading

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Backsliding and its Contagious Effects in the Church

At Men’s Breakfast this morning, we discussed how personal backsliding never just stays personal, in a private compartment.  It always spreads and affects others.  Joel Beeke writes: “Backsliding can advance so far that brother love, one of the most basic … Continue reading

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