Colonialist Drug Lords & Hong Kong for Dummies

This article constitutes my notes from listening to this podcast. The current mess in Hong Kong only exists because Britain was the world's largest drug dealer. True story. It's the 17th century and people want to trade with China but it's not allowed by the Chinese government. Eventually China agrees to trade by setting up…

The Gospel Coalition & Vaccines

A 6 part series published at New City Times in response to a Gospel Coalition article on vaccination by Joe Carter. Introduction: A response to Joe Carter Vaccines and Aborted Babies: Should Christians be Concerned? Are Vaccines What Saved Us From Epidemics of Infectious Disease? Is the US Vaccination Program Safe? What About Herd Immunity?…

The Real Cause of Casual Christianity

Are wealth, comfort and entertainment the enemy of faithfulness to Christ and his body? And is Sunday morning attendance the litmus test? I submit to you no, on both counts. I think brother Platt is coming at this from the wrong direction. If you don't want casual Christians in the church, then your church needs…

One problem the disciples *didn’t* have.

Some people say law can't be good news. Someone better tell all those freed slaves. Or one day in the future when abortion is abolished someone better tell all the babies who were saved from death because they weren't allowed to be murdered. Now let's get it clear right from the beginning. Paul is very…

Remember to Remember God’s Acts

In Latin, "remember" means "to call to mind" or to "be mind-full" of something. Β  How much time do you spend calling to mind the mighty deeds of the Lord? Β  If you aren't in the practice of regularly, actively bringing to mind the faithfulness of God, his mighty works both throughout all history and…

10 Things To Know When Starting a Talk Show Podcast

Just finished a full 12 episode season of a podcast. Since lists always have to come in tens, here are 10 things I learned in co-hosting a podcast. 1. In-studio is a must. Remote podcasts where the hosts aren't recording in the same room are possible but you lose so much in chemistry and natural…