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    • Bill Nyman

      English, Apologetics
    • December 20, 2012 in Uncategorized

    Silence in the Face of Suffering

    The massacre in Newtown, Connecticut has left us speechless. The rational reasons for the “problem of evil” we often employ in apologetics seem rather hollow and empty. But still, the question of “why” stirs within us all. In times like these we are reminded that...
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  • Dangerous Pastors

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    “I know I am not alone. There are many pastors who have inserted themselves into a spiritual category that doesn’t exist. Like me, they think they are someone they’re not. So they respond in ways that they shouldn’t, and they develop habits that are spiritually...
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  • Powers, Idols and Ideologies

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    The principalities and powers mentioned by Paul (in Romans, 1 Corinthians, Colossians and Ephesians) are, apart from a few exceptions (Titus 3:1, Rom 13:1, Luke 12:11, Acts 4:26),  “to be regarded as personal supernatural agencies.” with evil intent.[1] These include Satan, spiritual “world rulers, the...
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  • Deep Things of God, a cursory review

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    A short review of Fred Sanders, The Deep Things of God: How the Trinity Changes Everything (Crossway, 2010). Modern theology has been marked by a recovery of the doctrine of the Trinity. The recovery is obvious, the cause of the problem less so, though perhaps it...
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    • Hannah Mikul Landon

      Explore | Wilderness & Leadership
    • December 10, 2012 in Hannah Landon

    “B” is for “Backpack”

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    The most impactful backpacking trip I have been on was my first extended trip. A few years ago, I co-led a trip for our second year students to the Malheur National Forest, near Seneca, OR. I could reminisce about many things I experienced and learned...
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  • Gridlock

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    I stumbled on a controversy over a Christian book yesterday–I won’t tell you which one, there are so many to choose from (both books and controversies)–and found one of the author’s points to be this:  we all pick and choose when we interpret and apply Scripture, so the...
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    • Hannah Mikul Landon

      Explore | Wilderness & Leadership
    • December 6, 2012 in Hannah Landon

    “A” Is for “Adventure”

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    How can our students live in the outdoors for 9 days, carry around a 50 pound pack, sport greasy hair and claim that they are receiving an education? What are they learning? Besides skills like orienteering, cooking outdoors and hiking, we believe that our students...
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  • Upcoming Lecture

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    On Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 7:00 pm Prairie’s faculty will host the first installment in the recently revived campus lecture series. Formerly running under the heading of Tolle Lege, the series has been broadened in scope and is now called Consider: Lectures in Faith, Theology and Culture. This...
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