Archive for the ‘Excerpts’ Category

Phelps’ Follies

23 August 2010 Comments off

Excerpts from, “..Q&A with Pastor Fred Phelps,” by Joshua Kors…   (Elder’s note:  mild content warning)   . Read more…


Fr. Edmands plays the Pelican Card (disturbing content)

11 August 2010 3 comments
So much wrong with this, so little time. Read more…
Categories: Abortion, Excerpts, Fisks, Theology

An Interesting Conversation on

25 May 2010 Comments off

[Elder’s Note:  Yeah, still technically on hiatus, but this popped onto my radar screen, and I couldn’t resist]

City-Data is a site devoted to describing cities in the US and is probably useful for people looking Read more…

“Pot, meet Kettle. Kettle, Pot” : Responses to Bp. Breidenthal’s Easter Sermon, (Part 1 of Many)

19 April 2010 4 comments

This paragraph from Bp. Breidenthal’s Easter Sermon is one of many that sort of Read more…

Cliff Notes from The Edge: Alice Connor on “Those Other” Campus Evangelists

6 February 2010 9 comments
The Rev. Alice Connor, who is in charge of The Edge campus ministry at the University of Cincinnati, has of course, entered onto my radar screen before. As a matter of fact, I have already deleted one article about her, after a humbling conversation from a brother who happens to be post-gay. The humbling point of contention was not over whether a bisexual priest ought to be put in charge of souls, but rather how an evangelist ought to break the ice with university students in dire need of Christ.
 Ironically, Rev. Connor has written an article in DSO’s most recent edition of the Interchange, about this very subject.  Read more…
Categories: Evangelism, Excerpts, Fisks

From the email bag: Dean Breidenthal and OTHER Evangelicals … (???)

9 January 2010 Comments off

Hat-Tips:  David Kim (Current director, Gotham Fellowship; and a former director of Manna Christian Fellowship and of course our own Fr. David Bailey. 

[Elder’s note:  Fr. Dave Bailey sent me an email he received from a friend who attended Princeton while Bp. Breidenthal had been dean of religious life.  The email portrays our bishop in a positive light for his Princeton years.  I have requested permission from Mr. Kim to republish his email, here.  ]

Here is a portion of the email sent from David Kim to Fr. David Bailey, written in 2006: Read more…

Categories: Bp. Breidenthal, Excerpts

Dr. Trayce Hanson – Same-Sex Marriage: Not in the best interest of children

27 October 2009 Comments off

[Elder’s Note:  Jackie Bruchi of StandFirm has found an excellent article on the effects of purported same-sex marriages on children.  While I am trying to make this blog unique from StandFirm, I find this article is too good to not excerpt here. 

Since non-celibate homosexuals are also, in addition to being caught up in sin, the victims of the Church in those instances when her clerics fail to discourage the sin, I know the tone of my readers will be respectful.]

From the Ruth Institute Blog:

“..To date, very little research exists that assesses long-term outcomes for homosexually parented children. Read more…