Monday, February 01, 2021

Interesting Links from February 2021


Black Lives Matter movement nominated for Nobel peace prize | Nobel peace prize | The Guardian


Mostly Peace-ful Prize? BLM Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by Socialist Norwegian MP | MRCTV


Before You Tweet Criticism: Six Considerations | Desiring God (for information purposes)


Trump's Reckless 'Stolen Election' Talk Is Why He Should Be Impeached (


One Of The Ugliest Sights In The World | Tim Challies

February 4


Finnish Lutherans Elect New Bishop - International Lutheran Council (


French Lutherans elect new president - International Lutheran Council (


California Is Only State with Complete Worship Ban - Liberty Counsel (


Twitter Locks Focus on the Family Account Over ‘Hateful’ Content – Faithwire

‘Whoever Is Ashamed of Me’: A Call to the Quietly Christian | Desiring God


What to Know About the Equality Act | Kenneth Craycraft | First Things


General Lee, America & Christianity - Juicy Ecumenism


Fr. James Martin faces backlash over Mary LGBT halo twitter pic - The Christian Post


Rev. John Moldstad | Obituary | Mankato Free Press

February 5


Have We Surrendered the Freedom To Think What We Think? | The Stream


There’s Never Jocularity in Prayer — Gottesdienst


Joe Biden’s Abortion Policies Are Grounds For Excommunication (

February 8


RT Kendall releases book tackling problem of Pharisee mentality - The Christian Post


Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail | The American Conservative


Does 'A Guy With a Guitar' Really Improve Church Worship? (


Why Section 230 Repeal is Not the Answer | The American Conservative

February 9


Why We Should Embrace Trials – Theology & Life (


California to revise indoor church guidelines after court ruling - The Christian Post


February 11 (for information purposes)


National Cathedral criticized for hosting Max Lucado - The Christian Post


Trump Trial: The Disgust Of It All | The American Conservative


Anglicans Advocate “Life-affirming Nonviolent Revolution” - Juicy Ecumenism


Tucker Carlson: What we still don't know about the Capitol riot | Fox News


Joe Biden’s Secret Superpower Is Just What America Needs (

February 12


Report: Ravi Zacharias was guilty of sexual misconduct. RZIM board apologizes. (


Ravi Zacharias tribute: Leaders honor the late defender of Christianity, ‘well done sir’  - The Christian Post


Ravi Zacharias memorial: Pence, Tebow celebrate Christian apologist's life and legacy | Fox News


Outrage Over Max Lucado Shows There Is No Room For Dissent In LGBT Church Politics (


After Max Lucado Apology, Is Justin Welby Welcome at National Cathedral? - Juicy Ecumenism


Ravi Zacharias and the Judgment of God (


Larry Flynt should be remembered as a 'scourge on society' - The Christian Post


Sen. Rand Paul to CBN News: ‘Democrats Guilty of Much More Than They’re Accusing Trump Of’ – Faithwire (for information purposes)


February 13

In the Wake of Ravi Zacharias’s Sexual Abuse of Women - Blog - Eternal Perspective Ministries (


Did Trump Refuse To Call Off Rioters? | The American Conservative


57 GOP State And Local Officials Were At The Capitol Insurrection | HuffPost


Max Lucado Apologizes to LGBTQ For Preaching Against Homosexuality, Harming Them (

February 15

This Black Teacher In Rural Alabama Inspired Generations (


How 'Lift Every Voice And Sing' Became A Song Of Hope For Generations (


Frederick C.K. Price, televangelist who built LA's FaithDome, dies from COVID-19 (


Did the January 6th Capitol riot involve Christian “heresy” or “apostasy”? | Richard Ostling (


Open letter to pastors: 3 counter-arguments for reopening Church - The Christian Post


Trump blasts Democrats after acquittal in 2nd impeachment trial - The Christian Post


'You Are One Step Away from Complete and Total Insanity' - The French Press (


Bill Gates says climate change is biggest challenge ever faced by humanity - CBS News (ridiculous) (as if this is not controlled by almighty God and that humans can do anything significant about it anyway) (we should practice good environmental practices as best we can, though)


500 churches sign up to welcome new arrivals from Hong Kong - The Christian Post


Why Christians Support Traditional Marriage | The Stream

February 16


Largest Christian Book Publisher Removes Ravi Zacharias Books From Print - Protestia


Three cheers for Jamie Herrera Beutler, an evangelical Christian and a GOP congresswoman who is doing the right thing | the way of improvement leads home


Mr. President, Your Allies Are Coming for Your Fellow Catholics | Opinion (


Michael Van Der Veen, Donald Trump's Defense Attorney, Finds 'TRAITOR' Scrawled on Home (


Pro-Trump Radio Host Eric Metaxas on Biden and Nazis - The Atlantic


Eric Swalwell says God is a woman while discussing Trump impeachment trial | Fox News


‘God Herself’: Eric Swalwell Suggests the Almighty is Female – Faithwire


Max Lucado apologizes for past sermon on homosexuality - The Christian Post


Why you should use hymnals to plan worship services - The Christian Post


Pro-Life but Anti-Morality. Sorry, GOP, but being anti-abortion is… | by Kimberly Ross | Feb, 2021 | Arc Digital

A Insider’s Outline of the Views of African United Methodists - Juicy Ecumenism


Dream of 3 faiths worshipping in one building meets reality in Berlin ( (for information purposes only)


Vandals Attack Home of Trump Defense Attorney - His Family and Business 'Under Siege' | CBN News


The petition against Max Lucado, why we must defend God's truth - The Christian Post

February 17


It Is Time to Take Our Focus Off of Trump | The Stream


Parler, the previously Nazi-adjacent app, is now hosted by Nazis (


Died: Carman, Christian Showman Who Topped Charts with Tri...... | News & Reporting | Christianity Today


Thy Word Is Not a MagLite | Tim Challies


Anti-Trump evangelicals let pro-life movement down, activist says - The Christian Post

February 18


Rush Limbaugh, who paved way for conservative talk radio, dies - The Christian Post


Rush Limbaugh Dies, Pointing to His ‘Personal Relationship with Jesus Christ’ in the End – Faithwire


Rush Limbaugh & Christian Dittoheads (


Rush Limbaugh, who shaped conservative Christian politics on the radio, has died (


Trump Uses Rush Limbaugh’s Death to Whine About Election Loss on Fox News (


Radio host Rush Limbaugh dies - Media - WORLD (


Christian Musician Carman Passes Away After Surgery Complications - Protestia


Ravi Zacharias Scandal Shows Why Our Reputation is in the Toilet - Protestia


Rush Limbaugh Did His Best to Ruin America - Rolling Stone


Carl Mcintire’s Save America Campaign (


Principled People Should Cut All Ties With the Episcopal Church (

February 20


Biden looks to 'repentance,' 'renewal' during Lent - The Christian Post


News & Stories » Statement on the Findings of Ravi Zacharias Independent Investigation (


Let’s Briefly Praise Rush Limbaugh—Then Bury Him Forever - POLITICO


The Equality Act Accelerates Anti-Christian Bias (


Rush Limbaugh and the Right’s Generational Despair - The French Press (


In defense of Nikki Haley (


Long-Time Saddleback Church Apologist is Now Gay Apologist - Protestia


Pastoral Meanderings: Actions speak louder than words. . .

February 21

What Do We Make Of Ravi Zacharias? | Blog (page ) | Moody Church Media (


Ravi Zacharias’s Denomination Revokes Ordination...... | News & Reporting | Christianity Today (uncertain whether Zacharias belonged to or attended a church)


What You Need to Know about the Arrest of Pastor James Coates - The Gospel Coalition | Canada


Let the church declare: Asian Lives Matter (


Inside Israel’s Unholy Alliance With Right-Wing Evangelicals (


The Christian Prophets Who Say Trump Is Coming Again - POLITICO


Florida governor says flags will be flown at half-staff for Rush Limbaugh - CBS News (why have no funeral arrangements yet been announced for Limbaugh?  His death was not unexpected.  What was his faith in God—or absence thereof-- truly like on a personal level?)

Friend, former employee of Limbaugh: "Rush gave his life to Christ a few years ago" | Disrn (if this is the case, glad – it’s the only thing that truly matters – faith in Christ and living for Him in response to His grace)

February 23


Why Evangelicalism Must Change or Die | by Joel Looper | Feb, 2021 | Arc Digital


The Real Story on The Capitol Breach? Don't Hold Your Breath | The Stream (for information purposes)


Lucado wrong to apologize for speaking God's truth: McFarland (


Twitter Locked Out Focus On The Family After It Said Boys And Girls Are Different (


Pastoral Meanderings: Watch what he does not what he says. . .

February 24


Anti-abortion protesters demonstrate outside an Iowa City clinic (


Are You a Fool According to the Bible? | The Stream


When Amazon Erased My Book | Ryan T. Anderson | First Things


Bill Hybels's Daughter Apologizes for Her 'Silence' After Misconduct Allegations - Protestia


63% of Biden voters reject that God is 'perfect and just' creator - The Christian Post


Columbus and the Culture War - Juicy Ecumenism %


Citing COVID-19, Canada cracks down on churches - Religious Liberty - WORLD (


63% of Biden voters reject that God is 'perfect and just' creator - The Christian Post


Kristopher Kinsinger: The arrest of Alberta pastor James Coates is a constitutional abnormality | National Post


Grace Semler Baldridge Is Bringing Queer Stories to Christian Music | Sojourners (for information purposes only)

February 26


Did Evangelicals Make a Mistake in Supporting Trump? | Opinion (


Say 'No' to Christian Nationalism - Condemning Christian Nationalism's Role in the January 6th Insurrection (many of these so-called evangelicals are really mainline liberal Protestants—that doesn’t mean that they might not have a point here)


Sign on: Evangelical Leaders Statement Condemning Christian Nationalism's role in the Insurrection January 6 (


Evangelical Leaders Raise Alarms About Christian Nationalism In Their Ranks : NPR


Alisa Childers I Blog (commenting on Max Lucado’s endorsement of Jen Hatmaker)


Should Christians Support Drug Decriminalization? - Juicy Ecumenism


The insurrectionists' Senate floor prayer highlights a curious Trumpian ecumenism (


The creeping radicalization of white evangelicals (


Equality Act calls Bible a bigoted document, says rabbinic group (


Rachel Levine faces transphobia in U.S. Senate confirmation hearing (


Rand Paul Blasts Trans Biden Nominee For Backing Sex Changes In Kids (


‘You’ve Permanently Damaged Them’: Rand Paul Grills HHS Nominee for Supporting Trans Surgery, Therapy for Minors – Faithwire


CPJ and IRFA statement on the House of Representatives passage of the Equality Act. (


Marjorie Taylor Greene attacked Marie Newman’s transgender daughter as Equality Act vote approaches - The Washington Post (Congresswoman Greene “refused to refer to the Illinois congresswoman’s daughter [a biological male—my comment] as a woman” Congresswoman Greene may have her own issues in some ways and in my opinion there is no need to be unduly provocative but she is right on this.  The “spin” in this Washington Post article is outrageous.  I still hold my nose and read many Post articles but this is a good example of how biased the Post often is.)


Sister Simone Explains President Biden for You - The Catholic Thing


Rand Paul Blasts Levine's Trans Radicalism | The American Conservative


Marjorie Taylor Greene's close ally Anthony Aguero among those in Capitol mob - CNNPolitics

February 27


Rand Paul?s ignorant questioning of Rachel Levine showed why she should be confirmed as assistant health secretary - The Washington Post (ridiculous opinion column, echoed by many others in secular media)


Opinion | The Equality Act can become law — if Democrats will add religious exemptions - The Washington Post


Equality Act will force people to hide their faith: Lankford says - The Christian Post


Faith Leaders Denounce The Radicalization Of White Christians In Wake Of Capitol Riot | HuffPost (groups such as Sojourners are radical in their own ways – they should be honest enough to admit it, but rarely if ever are)


Pastoral Meanderings: The hardest person to convince is yourself. . .

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