‘Commission Utilitarianism’ Archive

My Cartesian Moment: How I Got Repoliticized December 19, 2017 3 Comments

After I became a Christian in 1973, I lost interest in politics for a while.  Partly, I was learning about new dimensions of reality above and below the earthly that were fascinating.  But also, the view that I was getting from the classical Protestant world at the time, through Bill Gothard, Wycliffe Bible Translators, and […]

Why Does Talk About “Evangelism” Make Me Nervous? February 20, 2014 No Comments

At an event I was at recently I heard about a new effort to get Christian colleges united around the concept of ‘evangelism’.  Well, fine.  Jesus desires that people in all cultures be brought to Him and taught to do the things He commands [Matthew 28] and we certainly desire that the maximum number of […]

Bahnsen on D’Souza and Catholic Protestants November 27, 2010 1 Comment

This is my opportunity to introduce my friend David Bahnsen to Blue Kennel readers. I myself happened to be under the impression that before D”Souza relocated to NYC he was in fact attending an evangelical megachurch in San Diego. But be that as it may. Yes, the Protestants mostly abandoned the Protestant “world and life […]