This book was recommended to me by my friend, Dr. Myron Houghton and I was very glad that it was. It is subtitled “How Should A Christian Think?” Blamires’ proposition is that “there is no longer a Christian mind.” Though he speaks of this generally, he is saying that Christians today (written in 1963) really have a secular mind but talk with Christian language. That is, we have been so inculcated by the culture of our day that, though we know biblical language, we think and act by non-biblical principles. Blamires includes polling, advertisement, administrative principles, worship methods and even loyalty as a virtue, “useful to give a bogus moral quality to a slavish acceptance of the party line.” In these and other ways he forcefully shows the pragmatic nature of Christian thinking today.
It’s Time To Start AgainJanuary 2, 2017
Well, it’s time to start again. On January 1st no one writing columns really knows how to say anything new. As a pastor who must preach a fresh sermon every Christmas and Easter and all the other holidays, and has been doing it for most of my life, I can tell you I repeat myself […]
Morning Noon and Night Bible ReadingDecember 19, 2016
Here is my daily Bible Reading schedule in two formats. I hope this is a help to you to this year as you begin your Bible reading. These schedules will take you through the Old Testament once, the Gospels 3 times each, and the rest of the New Testament 12 times. Accept the challenge to […]
Questions of the Modern MindMarch 5, 2014
It has been a long while since young-earth creationists have made such an international appearance. On February 4, 2014 Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis debated with Bill Nye from Bill Nye the Science Guy. Many in the scientific community tuned in to see how the debate would go. Countless churches and schools organized viewings […]