K. Allan Blume
  • Reactions to the Supreme Court

    July 1 2013 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments

    There is a lot of disappointment among Bible-believing people across America as a result of the Supreme Court’s decision on the national Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) law and on California’s Proposition 8. Both measures have been under constant attack by those who want to redefine the moral standards of the country, leaving behind the biblical values that made us strong.

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  • Give me liberty

    June 17 2013 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments

    One of the most famous speeches of the revolutionary war was delivered in a packed church building. The windows were wide open to allow those gathered outside the church to hear. On March 23, 1775, Patrick Henry spoke the famous words, “Give me liberty or give me death,” to colonial delegates and concerned citizens gathered at St.

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  • (EDITOR’S NOTE – This week I yield my space to Thom Rainer, president of LifeWay Christian Resources. In a recent blog he shared this moving comment on Frank Page’s newly released book about his daughter’s suicide. This is a subject that can no longer be hushed.

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  • Scandals, deception and truth

    May 21 2013 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments

    Three significant scandals have been at the forefront of the national news in recent weeks on the heels of verdicts in the murder trials of Jodi Arias and Dr. Kermit Gosnell. The scandals center around the death of four Americans in Benghazi, the admissions by the IRS that they targeted specific people, and the government’s unauthorized investigation of The Associated Press.

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  • Gideons: impressive, effective, powerful

    May 6 2013 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 1 comments

    They don’t seek publicity. They never advertise. In fact, they prefer to work quietly. But their impact is profoundly known around the world. The Gideons International is responsible for distributing Bibles in 190 countries.

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  • How do you cure sin?

    April 22 2013 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments

    For decades I have listened to the morally naive declare, “You can’t legislate morality. ” It does not take a college education to recognize that every law and every ordinance is a declaration of someone’s moral code. Even a stop sign has a moral reason for its placement.

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  • A look behind the numbers

    April 8 2013 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments

    Numbers are a necessary part of life. We count the years of our life, the months of a pregnancy, the money in our bank account, the miles we drive, the points on the scoreboard, the votes a candidate receives, and reluctantly, the pounds on the scales.

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  • What are your convictions?

    March 25 2013 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments

    Living in a social context that is more akin to ancient Babylon than biblical Jerusalem is challenging if you hold a biblical worldview. Christians are confronted with the tensions of living within the standards of scripture, while strong undercurrents pull us in the direction of secular ideologies.

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  • Hope for America

    March 11 2013 by | with 0 comments

    On Nov. 7, 2013, Billy Graham will celebrate his 95th birthday. This is the man who may be responsible for more people coming to Christ than any single figure in the history of Christianity. He has carried the gospel to almost every nation in the world.

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  • Wisdom and courage meet

    February 11 2013 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments

    Since 1953 the National Prayer Breakfast has been an annual Washington tradition. Meeting on the first Thursday of February, about 3,500 people from many cultures and faiths gather at the Washington Hilton. Every president has attended the prayer event.

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  • Where is the wisdom?

    January 28 2013 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments

    There is a famine of wisdom in the land. One can find very little evidence that wisdom is a desired commodity in the twenty-first century. The culture, the halls of education, the houses of government, the homes, the world of entertainment, and even churches seem to have pressed wisdom into obscurity.

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  • Recorder marks 180th anniversary

    January 14 2013 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments

    On Jan. 17, 1833, Thomas Meredith published the first edition of a newspaper that was the forerunner of the Biblical Recorder. It was entitled “North Carolina Baptist Interpreter. ” One year later the name became Biblical Recorder and Journal of Passing Events.

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  • A healthy information diet

    December 3 2012 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments

    Communication is basic to life. From the moment of birth a desperate desire to communicate flows from the human heart. The infant communicates through crying, smiles and body movement. With maturity the forms of communication expand to verbal skills, writing and a host of other methods.

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  • Awakened and refreshed

    November 19 2012 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments
  • Our partnership, His glory

    November 5 2012 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments

    On Paul’s second missionary journey he visited Philippi. His connection with the city became one of those mission trip experiences that a person never forgets.   There he met Lydia, “a worshiper of God. ” When she heard the gospel, she believed and was baptized.

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