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You Might Be An Antichrist If….

Do not love the world nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but […]

July 27

10 Unconventional Habits to Live Distraction-Less

“Simplicity is ultimately a matter of focus.” — Ann Voskamp Our world has become a constant feed of information, noise, and entertainment. Our phones live not just in our pockets, but in front of our eyes. The influence of the Internet and its constant stream of information is accessible from nearly corner of our world. […]

10 Ways Parents Can Strengthen the Family

1. Practice consistent family worship in the home, including prayer, bible study and discussion. 2. Refuse to treat disobedience/behavioral issues of children as a disease. Reject the lie and worldly myth of ADD/ADHD. It’s called sin. 3. Physically discipline your children. A leather belt is a wonderful, godly tool. 4. Increase family activities. 5. Eat […]

Church Apologizes for the ‘Sin’ of Church Discipline

Al Mohler has written a cogent piece on the recent events within the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA), who last Saturday welcomed three lesbian ministers into the clergy roster through a “Rite of Inception.” After a standing ovation welcoming the three, the congregation of  the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in St. Paul, Minnesota […]

Tom Sawyer On Ritalin

Joe Carter poses the question, “Would Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn be on Ritalin today?” There is no doubt that if Tom and Huck were around today, Aunt Polly would be giving them daily spoonfuls of Ritalin. During the 1990′s the use and production of Ritalin increased 700 percent. Today, it is one of the […]

Church Discipline and Individual Autonomy

Church discipline used to be a significant, accepted part of most evangelical traditions, whether Reformed, Methodist, Baptist, or Anabaptist. John Calvin devoted a chapter of his great systematic theology to church discipline. Calvin puts it bluntly: As the saving doctrine of Christ is the soul of the Church, so discipline forms the ligaments which connect […]

Al Mohler: Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child – Is Spanking Taboo?

MacArthur To Christians: “Don’t Fornicate with the World”

Here is a message the body of Christ needs to hear over and over again. As compromise of biblical truth continues to give a foothold to the church-growth movements and strategies; as young believers continue to bring the culture of the world – music, circus-like entertainment, etc. – into the life of the church fellowship, […]

Spanking Gets A Good Report Card

Amy Henry of Worldmag.com reports on a recent Wall Street Journal article that gives the thumbs up on spanking children. Good for them. – JT “This just in (sorry, kids): Spanking children makes them happy. According to a recent Wall Street Journal article by Mollie Ziegler Hemingway, a new study by Calvin College’s Marjorie Gunnoe […]

Tim Conway: What Does The Discipline From The Lord Look Like?

Hebrews 12:7-8 – It is for discipline that you have to endure. God is treating you as sons. For what son is there whom his father does not discipline? If you are left without discipline, in which all have participated, then you are illegitimate children and not sons.

The Amish & The Practice of Shunning

But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone who bears the name of brother if he is guilty of sexual immorality or greed, or is an idolater, reviler, drunkard, or swindler–not even to eat with such a one. For what have I to do with judging outsiders? Is it not those […]

Humor (Sort of): “Spare the Rod”

Little Obstinate

I say amen! If you love your children, spank ‘em! Take you’re silly freudian/Dr. Spock, godless child-hating “time-out” chair and burn it!! Sola Scriptura applies equally to your child’s rear end, one of the most direct pathways to your child’s natural propensity to sin! – JT by Alexander Whyte, Pictures from Pilgrim’s Progress “Do not […]

Charles Leiter: Biblical Church Discipline

Church Discipline & How It Strengthens The Church

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