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by JimFoxvog
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Evolution
Replies: 163
Views: 1923

Re: Evolution

One important point to remember here. Though you may not believe it, there is no evidence in anything that that can be counted or measured that indicates that the universe is as young as 6000 years. All measurable evidence indicates that the earth is very, very old and that the universe is older st...
by JimFoxvog
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Written Word
Topic: How to/How to not
Replies: 13
Views: 242

Re: How to/How to not

It is a common mistake to ask the wrong questions when reading the Bible. Rather than asking "Who am I?" and "What should I do?," Jen Wilkin, ... suggests asking "Who is God?" and "What has he done?" I think Jen is partially right in this. The God questions c...
by JimFoxvog
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Evolution
Replies: 163
Views: 1923

Re: Evolution

Look what else has been thoroughly disproven by science. Young earth Jesus resurrection Jesus virgin birth Various and sundry miracles Why do you choose faith over science on these issues? Miracles are not disproven by science. They are just contrary to the assumptions made when doing science. All ...
by JimFoxvog
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Current Events and Politics
Topic: Deficits
Replies: 32
Views: 328

Re: Deficits

Fires every last government worker and then starts a rehiring program based on actual need. This of course will only work if public sector unions are made illegal. And yes they should be illegal. No worker that works for an organization that holds a monopoly of any sort should be able to unionize. ...
by JimFoxvog
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: The Homestead
Topic: Pray for Jim's son in trouble in China
Replies: 26
Views: 698

Re: Pray for Jim's son in trouble in China

Our son is now hospitalized. Please keep praying for his recovery. Thanks.
by JimFoxvog
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: The Homestead
Topic: Pray for Jim's son in trouble in China
Replies: 26
Views: 698

Re: Pray for Jim's son in trouble in China

We are getting some good support from some church friends here. A professional is coming this afternoon for a home assessment.
by JimFoxvog
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Current Events and Politics
Topic: Deficits
Replies: 32
Views: 328

Re: Deficits

As we think about deficits, we should note that over half of discretionary spending goes to the military, and that portion keeps increasing.
by JimFoxvog
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: General Theology
Topic: Personal convictions?
Replies: 106
Views: 1412

Re: Personal convictions?

Josh wrote:Is 1 Corinthians 11 a personal conviction? If it is, why not the rest of the book?

By saying "1 Corinthians 11" are you only referring to women covering their heads, and not to men leaving their heads uncovered?
by JimFoxvog
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Anabaptist Theology and Practice
Topic: Anabaptists Serving in Law Enforcement and the Military
Replies: 26
Views: 538

Re: Anabaptists Serving in Law Enforcement and the Military

Looking at A Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective ( http://mennoniteusa.org/confession-of-faith/peace-justice-and-nonresistance/ ) I find these clear words:
As disciples of Christ, we do not prepare for war, or participate in war or military service.
by JimFoxvog
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: The Homestead
Topic: Pray for Jim's son in trouble in China
Replies: 26
Views: 698

Re: Pray for Jim's son in trouble in China

Please renew your prayers. Our son has been living with us almost two weeks now. He was doing pretty well at first, but then quit his psych meds and has relapsed. He is very hard to live with. He is scattering things all over the house, making unreasonable demands, and often makes little sense. Last...

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