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St. Teresa of Avila (1515-1582)

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Saint Teresa in Ecstasy (1647-1652)

St Teresa of Avila was born in Spain on this day, March 28, five hundred years ago. She was a Catholic reformer, Carmelite nun, author, and one of the greatest mystics who ever lived. 449 more words


Cardinal Raymond Burke verses Pope "Francis"... which one? Neither!

The American Catholic Cardinal Raymond Burke has spoken out again, telling an interviewer that gay couples and divorced and remarried Catholics who are trying to live good and faithful lives are still like “the person who murders someone and yet is kind to other people.” 201 more words


Martin Luther: Father of the Reformation

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This is a short review of Martin Luther: Father of the Reformation, written by Barbara A Somervill.

This is a very good biography and primer on Martin Luther. 451 more words


Friday Sermon | LIBERATE 2015 "It is not finished" by Tullian Tchividjian

Our sermon today is another lecture. I’m starting to narrow down how I differentiate between what is a lecture and what is a sermon, and I think the distinction that works best for me is that a sermon is to be teaching from a passage of Scripture, exegeting from the Word of God what it is teaching in such a way that the hearer who has never read the passage or been taught what that passage is saying might walk away with an understanding of what God’s Word says there. 1,830 more words

Christian Living

A Quick and Easy Chart on Two Kingdoms and Neo-Calvinism

The doctrine of “two kingdoms” has received a lot of attention in Reformed circles lately. Some say the idea is clearly Calvinistic, while others reject it as a “Lutheran” distinctive. 832 more words


From Oswald Sanders' Spiritual Leadership - Chapter 19

“Only one Leader holds office forever; no successor is needed for Him. The disciples made no move to appoint a replacement for Jesus, tacit evidence that they were conscious of His abiding presence, their living leader and Lord. 116 more words