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I was saddened but not at all surprised to read Donald Miller's recent disclosure that he does not attend a church. I was sad because one cannot be a Christian and reject Christ's body, his bride, his building. Christians are made and grown in the body of Christ. I was not, however, surprised...
I knew Putin was a tough guy. Otherwise he wouldn't be constantly sending out all those shirtless pictures of himself fishing, riding a horse, washing his car, etc. But now he has gone too far. For the very manly leader of Russia to beat up a respected church historian from Philadelphia is too much.
Phillip Cary is professor of philosophy at Eastern University and scholar in residence at Templeton Honors College. One of my favorite books of 2010 is Dr. Cary's Good News for Anxious Christians . One chapter deals with the sufficiency of Scripture and the nature of God's speech. The chapter is...
I am thankful to see faculty members of Westminster Seminary posting thoughtful pieces on abortion and the anniversary of Roe V. Wade. Take time to read them and pass them along: Tim Witmer Bill Edgar David Garner Scott Oliphint David Powlison
Recently I posted at Ref21 my thoughts on Sara Young's Jesus Calling . Two thoughts have followed: 1. I want to thank my Covenant Presbyterian Church family for their response. It has been so refreshing to be treated with respect in light of my concerns about the book. This was a new experience for...
I have been asked quite a bit recently if there are any devotional books that I recommend. So, if you are interested in what I think is a pretty good list of books, you can check it out HERE .
Over at Ref21 , I have posted the following list of resources on the doctrine of Hell. Articles: The Importance of Hell by Tim Keller Paul On Hell (pdf) by Douglas Moo Francis Turretin on the doctrine of Hell Hell by Thomas Boston Hell and Annihilationism by Sam Storms Speaking Seriously and...
Let's face it. Hell is not a subject that most of us love to preach about. But preach we must. Jesus warned of the coming judgment and Hell more than anyone in the New Testament. To not follow his example is to do spiritual violence to those around us. I'm not calling for Hell to be injected into...
For any of you unaware, the Alliance recently launched another website entitled "A Place For Truth." It's definitely worth reading. If you get a chance, check out David Wells' excellent series of posts on "Why we (still) need reform." And, if you have absolutely nothing better to do, check out my...
If you have been hoping for a new reality show highlighting the big life of a rich preacher in Texas then good news is on the way! Ed Young Jr., pastor of Fellowship Church in Grapevine, TX is negotiating terms for a new reality show based on himself. However, if you are like me and dread the idea...