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Let Them At Least Understand

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Let Them At Least Understand

“Let them at least understand the religion which they oppose before they oppose it.”  This quote has been attributed to Blaise Pascal, a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, and believe it or not, a noted theologian.  As a teenager he began to invent mechanical calculators.  He made significant contributions to mathematics and physics, working with vacuums and hydraulics.  A computer language was named after him—which I studied in college.  His quote about thoughtfulness is great advice for us in our day.  Think about it my friends!  “Let them at least understand the religion which they oppose before they oppose it.” ...

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ITS: A Life-Giving Oasis

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ITS: A Life-Giving Oasis

In the July 2016 issue of Tabletalk Magazine, Al Mohler, President of THe Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, proffers a sobering assessment of the challenges facing the church in America.  He writes, “The Christian church in the West now faces a set of moral challenges that exceeds anything it has experienced in the past.”  Many pastors, theologians, and orthodox Christian thinkers would not disagree with Mohler.  It can be sobering and somewhat alarming to conclude that indeed the church no longer occupies a central place in the public square.  Are we a moral minority?  Perhaps not yet.  Nevertheless, the times we live in require much of us. ...

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