All posts by Andrew Walker

The Peculiarity that is Church

Today, while listening to an excellent rendition of “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus” at my stereotypical, evangelical, and Baptist megachurch, I was struck by how non-stereotypical church really is. To think that, week in and week out, seemingly distinct individuals...

/ August 22, 2010

The Problem of Beck

Over at his blog, Denny Burk highlights a brief video detailing why he does not care for Glenn Beck’s politics, even though Beck, like Burk presumably, is an economic conservative. And on this issue, Burk is absolutely correct in denouncing...

/ August 17, 2010

A Tail is a Leg is a Marriage?

As usual, The Public Discourse’s latest article does not leave the reader disappointed. In its current post, Stephen Heaney offers an incisive argument on the illogical premises of gay marriage. His conclusion? Same-sex marriage and opposite-sex marriage are as similar...

/ August 16, 2010

Let’s Let California Be the First (Again)

California is notorious for recalling then Governor Gray Davis in 2003. In the latest commentary offered from the Public Discourse, Carson Holloway suggests pursuing similar action: Judicial Impeachment, and likewise, presents a compelling case in its favor. This is a...

/ August 10, 2010

Alcorn on Younger Evangelical Inconsistency

I would encourage you to view this interview between Mark Driscoll and Randy Alcorn. It’s excellent and rightfully deserves a response from evangelicals who label themselves “pro-life” but then vote for pro-choice candidates. I’ll be blunt; I know of no...

/ August 9, 2010

Doug Wilson on “Western Values”

A real gem from Doug Wilson Former House speaker Newt Gingrich has given an important speech on the threat posed to us by Sharia law and the encroachments of Islamic fundamentalism. He was right to do so, but like so...

/ August 2, 2010

Political Correctness…, I mean Religious Correctness

[This post is lengthy; be forewarned] As I expected would happen, the readers of Mere-O have responded both with class, sensitivity, and elegance to my original post, in which I provoked conversation about the Mosque Controversy in New York City....

/ July 31, 2010

Discussing a Delicate Issue

Of late, one of the current topics I’ve spent the most time thinking about has been the debate surrounding the plan to build a Mosque near Ground Zero. Below is a video which has garnered significant attention on YouTube. I...

/ July 23, 2010

The Truth in Honesty

What was perpetrated this week by a particular brand of conservatism was neither conservative nor amenable to any type of Christianity seeking to align itself with the Right. I am, of course, referring to the Breitbartian tactics employed against Shirley...

/ July 22, 2010

Russell Moore on the Uneasy Evangelical Conscience

Dr. Russell Moore of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary has written the most lucid and judicious piece on the tragedy of the BP Oil Spill—anywhere. No secular media source has as accurately captured the importance of culture and creation as...

/ June 1, 2010