November 18, 2017

The Eclectic Web–2012/12/13

Alcohol

Greg Laurie: Is It Acceptable for Christians to Drink?

“I can’t think of a single good thing that comes from drinking, but I can think of many bad things that come from it: broken homes, violence, accidents, people killed on the road by drunk drivers, addiction, destroying your health . . . the list goes on.”

Cowboys Practice Squad LB Brown Killed In Car Accident

Dallas Cowboys practice-squad linebacker Jerry Brown was killed in a one-car accident Saturday and teammate Josh Brent was charged with intoxication manslaughter.

Nothing good comes from alcohol.

Religious Freedom

Barbara Kay: Quebec’s ‘totalitarian’ take on religious education in high school

In 2008, however, Quebec introduced a province-wide program called Ethics and Religious Culture (ERC) running throughout elementary school, and all but one high school year. Every Quebec student — even the homeschooled — is obligated to take this state-composed program. And teachers, whatever their beliefs or religious affiliation, must teach it.

Complementarian vs. Egalitarian

Cru Leader Demoted Over Refusal to Let Females Teach Bible Study

The campus director of Cru’s University of Louisville chapter was recently demoted after he refused to allow female staff to teach Bible studies in a mixed-gender setting.

But…

Telephone and email requests for comment by The Christian Post to Harman, who remains on staff at Cru where he has served for 11 years, were not returned.

Americana

MOSCOW JOURNAL: A Hunger for Tales of Life in the American Cul-de-Sac

A Russian looks at contemporary America and tries to explain it to his Russian compatriots. An interesting external view of American culture, giving a few glimpses into Russian culture at the same time.

Christmas OK in Canada

No room for political correctness at Christmas, says Clement

We ‘will not allow the Christmas spirit to be grinched’

I’m astonished. A little sanity in my home and native land. –dcsj


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