News of Note: “The Most Offensive Verse in the Bible”

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1. “The Most Offensive Verse in the Bible” – Dan Phillips cuts to the chase and gives secular talk show hosts the most offensive verse in the Bible. (Pyromaniacs)

2. “The Christian Leader in the Digital Age” – Al Mohler’s article on the influence of the digital age and why Christian leaders should utilize it. (AlbertMohler.com)

3. “C. Everett Koop (1916-2013)” – More on the life of C. Everett Koop and his relationship with Francis and Edith Schaeffer. (Between Two Worlds)

“Let me assure you that if I thought that I was walking into that operating room in my own steam, my own power, my own knowledge and was going to operate upon your child—and its survival depended upon me—I wouldn’t open the door. I believe that I am a servant of the Lord and that I am going to that operating room with gifts that he has given me. But your child is in his hands, and he will guide me, and I will let you know everything I can about the future of your child.” – C. Everett Koop (what C. Everett Koop would tell families before operating on a patient)

4. “Beware the writings of the Watchman” – Tommy Clayton gives us some insight and warnings on the teaching of Watchman Nee. (The Cripplegate)

5. “Which 80 Prominent Republicans Just Signed a Legal Brief Proclaiming Gay Marriage Is a Constitutional Right?” – The Blaze lists 80 prominent Republicans who have signed a legal brief supporting gay marriage. (The Blaze)

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News of Note

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1. “America’s First Big Digital Defeat” – Majority of U.N. members vote for governments to close off access to the Internet in their countries (The Wall Street Journal).

2. “One year later after the passing of your wife, what have you learned?” – R.C. Sproul, Jr. on the one year anniversary of his wife’s death (Highlands Ministries).

3. “Bill Maher Led a Promiscuous, Cocaine-Dealing Atheist to Christ” – Testimony at this years Together for the Gospel conference from John Joseph, a former cocaine-dealing atheist, who came to Christ because of a Bill Maher video (ThoughtLife).

4. “Film Producer accuses Church of Hate Speech” – Evangelist Ray Comfort accuses church in New Zealand of hate speech for posting billboard implying that Jesus was a homosexual (Christian News Net).

“This is a subtle form of hate speech. These people profess to be a Christian church but they are like a sentry falling asleep on duty. They are betraying those they are supposed to be protecting. How much do I have to hate homosexuals to lie to them about what the Bible says?” – Ray Comfort

5. “The 12 Best-selling MacArthur works” – Jesse Johnson lists twelve of John MacArthurs best selling books. You may be surprised by the results. (The Cripplegate)