Entries from October 2009

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

Psalm 148 (KJV) and dragons

“Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the LORD from the heavens: praise him in the heights. Praise ye him, all his angels: praise ye him, all his hosts. Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light. Praise him, ye heavens of heavens, and ye waters that be above the heavens. […]

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Brief review of Mother Kirk

This is a book of several essays on church life on topics ranging from the character of a minister to outreach to the sacraments.  Beyond containing several memorable quotes, the book is quite practical.  It deals directly with issues that come up again and again in the life of the church.  Wilson ably advances the […]

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

A rare treat

Peter Leithart preached at our church this past Sunday.  As I don’t believe he ordinarily records the sermons he preaches, this is a rare treat.  It can be found here.   While you’re at it, you can also catch the last time he preached at our church (before I was there) about Naboth’s vineyard.  Don’t say […]

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

You Don’t Have to Put on the Red Light

“No, Mr. Green. Communism is just a red herring. Like all members of the oldest profession, I’m a capitalist.” -Miss Scarlet, Clue (1986) If something is inherently capitalistic in nature does that make it inherently good? Perhaps I was a bit hasty in characterizing Walter Block as a very persuasive debater in my introductory post […]