Tags » James M Gray

Booze and Bibles

Have a cocktail with your Leviticus?

That’s the new option for faculty and hangers-on at Chicago’s storied Moody Bible Institute.

It represents only the newest iteration of an age-old story for conservative evangelical institutions: How much to embrace and how much to eschew contemporary cultural norms. 391 more words

Higher (Power) Education

The Bible in America: Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth, Part II: Dispensational Premillennialism

For most kinds of conservative Protestants, it is difficult to overestimate the importance of the Bible in theology and culture.  After all, at the heart of the Protestant Reformation was a call to return Christianity to reliance on Scripture, Faith, and Grace.  1,421 more words

Bible And Prayer In The Classroom

The Road Leads Home

O pilgrim, as you journey, Do you ever gladly say, In spite of heavy weather And roughness of the way, That it really does not matter, All the strange and bitter stress – Heat and cold, and toil and sorrow, – Will be healed with blessed-ness! 136 more words


Anti-Evolution II: The Argument against Closedmindedness


One of the most convincing intellectual weapons in the arsenal of evolution supporters is that evolution has won over scientific opinion.  This is the argument that convinces me, for instance.  1,838 more words


Today in 1893 - William Owen Died

William Owen was a Welshman who laboured in a slate quarry. He wrote a number of hymn tunes, including Bryn Calfaria (Calvary Hill) to which we sing the gospel song… 497 more words