Combing the Net – 1/17/2011

Wikipedia: You Still Can’t Trust It — Further evidence of one of postmodernism’s most brilliant failures.

Ron Paul on Gun Control and Violence — “Our constitutional right to bear arms does not create a society without risks of violent crime, and neither would the strictest gun control laws.  Guns and violence are a fact of life.  The question is whether it is preferable to be defenseless while waiting for the police, or to have the option to arm yourself.  We certainly know criminals prefer the former.”

Help Even the Unrighteous Poor — This was a convicting article, particularly coming on the heels of reading Tim Keller’s Generous Justice (review coming soon). Why is it we so often insist on helping only those we think deserve it? Thankfully God has no such reservations with his generosity!

John Piper’s Eschatology — In the past, Piper has classified himself as an “optimistic premillenialist”. Today he shares a brief glance at what he thinks that may look like: Triumphant Christian communities that win over their cities and towns through the power of God working through local churches, while much of the world grows cold with unbelief.

The Emergence of Legal Christian Publishing in China — Good stuff happening in the world’s most populous country.

Covenant Life Church has put out a couple original musicals the last few years. Here is the trailer for their latest, Esther (for more information on this and other musicals, click here):

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