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Thabiti Anyabwile has stirred up a bit of controversy with an op ed published by the Washington Post . In it he makes some rather serious statements concerning fellow evangelicals who differ with him on certain political issues. In the interest of full disclosure, in the 2016 presidential election...
Thabiti Anyabwile has stirred up a bit of controversy with an op ed published by the Washington Post . In it he makes some rather serious statements concerning fellow evangelicals who differ with him on certain political issues. In the interest of full disclosure, in the 2016 presidential election...
It remains to be seen whether the unity displayed at this year's General Assembly represents an ecouraging trend or something fleeting. There are times when I wonder whether our differences are largely pragmatic or whether they represent something more fundamental. If our differences are more...
The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America has concluded and there is good news to report. In my last post I lamented the decision of the Overtures Committee of the General Assembly to answer in the negative the overtures presented to make constitutionally binding the solemnization...
Bad news from PCA General Assembly. The overtures seeking to make Book of Church Order 59 (the solemnization of marriage) constitutional were all defeated by the Overtures Committee. It is a sad, sad day for the PCA. There will be a minority report from the OC which will give the assembly the...
There is a great deal of discussion going on among Christians these days about the moral status of homosexuality and homosexual desires. In my own denomination, the PCA, the latest dustup is swirling around the Revoice conference being held in St. Louis at Memorial Presbyterian Church (PCA). The...
There is a new and exciting initiative from Scott Swain and Michael Allen of Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando . It is called the Paideia Center for Theological Discipleship . The Paideia Center will offer regional reading groups of classic Christian texts, monthly gatherings , and an annual...
I am not sure if it is possible for me to find anything I care about less than the royal wedding. I care more about how liver is cooked and I don’t eat liver. So I have no interest in the festivities that took place last weekend at Windsor Castle. At least I did not care until brothers in my...
When was the last time you read a book on Patristic exegesis that was a genuine page-turner? If you have not yet had that experience then you must add Craig Carter’s outstanding new book Interpreting Scripture with the Great Tradition to your reading. The subtitle of Dr. Carter’s book...
Recently Carl delivered two lectures at Reformed Theological Seminary (D.C.) . They are entitled The Road to Nowhere and are well worth your time. Broadly speaking, the subject is how we have become a people for whom the statement "I am a man trapped in a woman's body" makes sense. Or...