Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Christian News from Around the World (11/9)

8 Misconception about the Bible - Many misconceptions about the Bible can be cleared up simply by learning how to interpret the Bible, but some require a more detailed response. In this post I’ll briefly look at some common misconceptions.


A New Kind of Router - For years we have used software filters or accountability software to screen out porn. When we recently learned about a new device that promises to keep Internet Porn out of our house, we were excited to give it a try. The device is a router manufactured by Pandora’s Hope. The company promises that it’s router is easy to set up, works on computers and mobile devices, stops pornography at the “Gateway”, and causes no noticeable loss of browser speed.


Press on for the "Well done!" - Some excerpts of a sermon of Andrew Fuller.


Preaching with Authority - Authentic expository preaching is marked by three distinct characteristics: authority, reverence, and centrality. Expository preaching is authoritative because it stands upon the very authority of the Bible as the word of God.


An Interview with Tom Nettles - On his new book on Spurgeon: Living by Revealed Truth: The Life and Pastoral Theology of Charles Haddon Spurgeon.
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"It is ironic that in a culture that puts such a premium on transparency, freedom of expression, and the right to be yourself that Christians know they may be sharply criticized for going public with their faith." Tim Keller