Catholic Parish Registers and Genealogists

Remember the controversy over the Catholic Church refusing access to the Mormon Church, which wanted to make copies of parish registers? Well, over in Ireland the Catholic Church let the National Library make photocopies–but now two Bishops are upset that the library is actually letting people look at them. One bishop claims he holds the…

Adventist Heritage

I’m disappointed that Adventist Heritage ceased publication over ten years ago (but happy to see all the issues are on-line). One of my small contributions was to serve as assistant to the managing editor (then Paul Landa) when I was in grad school at Loma Linda. As such, I got my name listed in two…

Stetzer: “Evangelical Gullibility”

Ed Stetzer looks at the recent “Lakeland revival,” in the context of which he discusses “Evangelical Gullibility.” He quotes from Lee Grady, editor of Charisma magazine: Why did so many people flock to Lakeland from around the world to rally behind an evangelist who had serious credibility issues from the beginning? To put it bluntly,…