A Friendly Response to Jordan Standridge’s “A platform for porn and a dialogue with the devil”

Over at The Cripplegate there is a post by Jordan Standridge titled, “A platform for porn and a dialogue with the devil.” Jordan starts off with a story that sheds a little light on that title.

A few years ago my wife and I were invited to what was being called “The Great Porn Debate.” A Christian man who was anti-porn was going around the country with a famous porn actor and they were debating the question: Is porn harmful or helpful? They were debating this on college campuses, but the meeting we were invited to was in a church—a

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Debate Review: Who Is God? James White Versus Joe Ventilacion (3)

I was asked to review “Who Is God?”, a debate between James White and Joe Ventilacion that took place on April 21st, 2017 in Rapid City, SD. The review will consist of a lengthy series of shorter posts to capture the significance of each of the arguments used and to make them as clear as possible to the readership.
Debate Review: Who Is God? James White Versus Joe Ventilacion (1)
Debate Review: Who Is God? James White Versus Joe Ventilacion (2)

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When Contra Munda isn’t All About You

Back in the third century of the church, as I’m sure some of our readers are aware, there was a bishop named Athanasius – his tenacious defense of the doctrine of the Trinity, in opposition to the swiftly growing heresy of Arianism gave rise to the statement “Athanasius contra mundum” – Athanasius against the world. In a sense, this wasn’t quite true – there were other defenders of the Trinity around, but none so prolific, and none who were targeted nearly so heavily as Athanasius, who was ejected from his church five times, and was only vindicated after his death. …

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Public Display of Religion

Few things really irk me in this world. There’s waking up, missing church, missing the gym, slow internet connections – to name a couple. One thing in particular that always tends to turn the knob on my internal oven, and I’ve been seeing a lot of it lately, is the insistence by the non-religious that “private religion” is to be kept out of the public realm, or that religion is to be kept out of politics, etc. I understand that, particularly with regard to Christianity, there are some debates on what a Christian body politic would look like, but my …

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“Why Do So Few Atheists Take Their Faith Seriously?” – Justin Taylor, The Gospel Coalition

Justin Taylor of The Gospel Coalition brings us some words from Carl Trueman, commenting on a question asked during his recent debate with Chad Trainer. Trueman highlights for us in his characteristic, poignant manner, the utter impotence of Atheism to speak to life’s most pressing and emotional concerns, as well as the unwillingness of atheists to walk their talk. When not even atheists take their faith seriously, why should anyone else?

http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/justintaylor/2012/12/14/why-do-so-few-atheists-take-their-faith-seriously/

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“Does the Triune God of Scripture Exist?” (Chris Bolt vs. Matt Oxley) Debate Audio (MP3 Format) Now Available!

Download it here or click below to stream!

 

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Debate: Jeffrey Park vs Nina George

Friend of the blog Jeffrey Park debated Nina George over the resolution: Is the Triune God of Scriptures a Force for Good?

Opening statements and rebuttals: Jeffrey Park and Nina George

Cross examine: Jeffrey Park/Dean Crossley and Nina George/Raynald Losier

Closing statements: Dean Crossley and Raynald Losier.

Get the debate here

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Tentative Debate: Chris Bolt & Matt Oxley

A debate is currently being scheduled between Matt Oxley of RagingRev.com and Chris Bolt of ChoosingHats.com for Saturday, November 10 at 10 am EST. The debate is to be live  streamed and recorded for later viewing as well.

Keep your calendar clear, and stay tuned for more details coming soon.…

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