The Manna and the Stone

A Theological and Practical Journal of Bible Presbyterians

Month: December 2016

Conversations – 12/16/2016

Coercion in the University – This is another Mortification of Spin podcast which follows up on a situation we mentioned in a previous Conversations concerning Anthony Esolen, a Catholic professor at a Catholic university. I mention this podcast mainly because it crystallizes Continue reading

Until All is Leavened

Beloved, God gives gifts. Let us pray that, in his rich grace, he would visit the congregations of the Bible Presbyterian Church. May our God bolster and shape our weekly worship. May he give us strong and loving families built upon faithful marriages. Specifically, let us pray that our God would also give to us a deep, driving desire to make Jesus known to unbelievers. May he encourage our evangelism. Continue reading

Conversations – 12/9/2016

Journalistic Ethics  – This is today’s Briefing, so you’re getting this fresh from the tap. Mohler’s discussion of ethics, professional standards and worldview in journalism is extremely useful and frames many of the questions which we should be asking about the way we consume news. I am basically in agreement with everything he says here, but Continue reading

Loyalty in Voting

I realize this is too late to be of any immediate use to anybody, but I hope that our remove from the situation can help us to think through the issues more clearly. For what it is worth, this article is adapted from a paper written as a letter to a friend, so you can expect that voice throughout.

I know you’ve been getting hit hard with all your friends insisting that “voting third party is just a vote for Hillary,” but hopefully Continue reading

Conversations – 12/2/2016

Sorry that I missed you all last week, with the break, but happy to be back now. Continue reading