Friday, 18 October 2013

Christian News from Around the World (18/10)

25 year old Teenager - There’s nothing wrong with being childish—providing you are a child. But when you are an adult who is childish there’s a serious problem. Paul speaks of this in 1 Corinthians 13:11, writing, “When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I gave up childish ways.” It’s cute when a mom tucks a 2.5-year-old toddler into bed and cuts the crust off their sandwiches. Not so much when the kid is 25.

The Changing Face of Seminary Education - The M.Div. shows no signs of passing from existence, but clearly there are movements afoot to broaden the range of seminary options available for students.

The Death of Arius - In case his name doesn’t sound familiar, Arius was a famous fourth-century false teacher who taught that the Son of God was a created being. Consequently, Arius denied Christ’s equality with God the Father, and along with it, the doctrine of the Trinity. Essentially, he was the original Jehovah’s Witness.

David Platt - A short write-up on a famous Southern Baptist minister.

Online Porn and the threats facing children today - But when Jonny pinned their lists on the board, it turned out that the children's extensive knowledge of porn terms was not only startling,it superseded that of every adult in the room - including the sex education consultant himself.