Category Archives: Theology of the Cross/glory

Even More Reasons to Like Lutherans

The first two are here and here. The third is here.

Posted in Don Matzat, Lutheranism, Old Life, Theology of the Cross/glory | 2 Comments

Word of the Day: Politicism

This from one of the geek blogs I read, in response to our recent Big Weather Events: English needs, I think, a word for “beliefs which are motivated by the terror of being powerless against large threats”. The (apparently atheist) author … Continue reading

Posted in Culture War, News and culture, Outhouse Quick Hits, Pilgrim theology, Quotes, Theology of the Cross/glory, Transformationism, Two-kingdoms | 9 Comments

The Best Thing to Happen to Lutheranism Since Calvinism

I may have tacked notices to the side of the Outhouse before about resources (in particular, audio resources), but this time, seriously, this is my Favorite. Is WHI too stodgy for you? Is WWDTM not theological enough? Well, from Pirate … Continue reading

Posted in Calvinism, Catechesis, Christian life, Compare and Confess, Confessionalism, Don Matzat, Education, Evangelism, Family, Gospel, History, Humor, Law/Gospel Distinction, Lutheranism, Plugs, Resources, Review, Some fun, Table Talk Radio, The gospel, The Protestant Reformation, The White Horse Inn, Theology of the Cross/glory, Two-kingdoms | 5 Comments

Reading Assignment

I don’t know if there are any regular visitors to the ‘house that are not already regular readers of OHS JJS’s Creed, Code, Cult, but just in case, you should know that we’ve been given a reading assignment: I’d encourage … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Christian life, Church and State, Civil religion, Culture, Culture War, David VanDrunen, Friday fun, Keith Mathison, Outhouse Quick Hits, Pilgrim theology, Plugs, Quotes, Review, Theology of the Cross/glory, Transformationism, Two-kingdoms, W2K | Leave a comment

Guess Who

No Googling, you know the drill… Americans are not a people accustomed to suffering. We are used to winning, to succeeding, to getting ahead. We want to be “seen at the top.” We plan careers and make career moves. We … Continue reading

Posted in Christian life, Culture, Eschatology, Friday fun, Quotes, Reformed piety, Spirituality of the Church, Theology of the Cross/glory, Who Said That | 14 Comments

If God Were A Bear

Perceiving then that they were about to come and take him by force to make him king, Jesus withdrew again to the mountain by himself. John 6:15 When the Power of God appears in earthly form, he cannot be driven here and … Continue reading

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In Defense of Pat

Well, in a contrarian sort of way. But I have always found it curious how Calvinists pile on Pentecostals for being good Pentecostals and bad Calvinists. When Pat Robertson discerns providence that’s because he’s not a Calvinist, who, along with Calvin … Continue reading

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