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Grateful for (Almost) Any Government
How does the Bible instruct us to pray for “all who are in high positions”? It says,
First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are…
A Prayer for the Election
Father in heaven, as we approach this election on Tuesday, I pray
1) that your people will vote,
2) and that they will vote with a sense of thankfulness for a democratic system that at least partially holds in check…Continue Reading
Why a Woman Shouldn't Run for Vice President, but Wise People May Still Vote for Her
How Could God Do This to Us?
Thursday in Minneapolis it was so gorgeous walking home I thought: I should write a post on how astonishing it is that no earthquake swallowed up this city today.
Instead God sent warmth and crystal skies and cool breezes and…Continue Reading
Thoughts on Voting and Politics
Luther's First Thesis and Last Words
491 years ago today, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the church door in Wittenberg.
He wanted to debate the sale of indulgences with his fellow university professors. So he wrote in Latin.
But a nameless visionary translated the…Continue Reading
New Email Newsletter from BBC
This short note is mainly for those with connections to Bethlehem Baptist Church. Our weekly newsletter, the Bethlehem Star, is now offered in a very attractive electronic version. I love this new edition.
I am writing to encourage everyone…Continue Reading
Biblical Foundations for Bethlehem College and Seminary
I invite you to be a part of the Wednesday Connection on November 5 at 6:15 PM at Bethlehem. (It will be live at the North Site, simulcast downtown, and replayed the following week at the South Site.) We will…Continue Reading