Mortification of Spin

Mortification of Spin
Dr. Robert Gagnon, author of what is probably the most thorough study available on what the Bible teaches about homosexuality, has written a helpful piece responding to the upcoming Revoice...
Our topic du jour is considered from both the housewife and the pastors’ perspectives. The trend of dividing congregations by age groups and removing children from corporate worship started a...
“Beloved the objects we look at are distant, and we are near-sighted.” Charles Spurgeon I am a melancholic; a depressive. I am typically rather sad and in some cases deeply sorrowing. I...
Reports of sexual abuse are now commonplace in the media and those claims originate in diverse places, from Hollywood to the sacred confines of the neighborhood church. Our compassionate crew...
The three amigos gather for Carl’s send-off, as he’s about to move west. Before Carl departs, Aimee offers some helpful tips on how to make new friends. In fact, she has recently written...
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...
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...
It was some six years ago that I accepted the call to become Pastor of Cornerstone Presbyterian Church (OPC) in Ambler, Pa., as a bi-vocational appointment. I had been on the session there for two...
Friendship between men and women is a taboo topic in the evangelical subculture. It makes us uncomfortable. Apparently, we are all time bombs on the brink of having an affair—or of being...
Insuppressible Intelligent Design Douglas Axe is invited to the bunker. He’s the author of Undeniable , and the director of the Biologic Institute in Seattle. Alongside Gabe Fluhrer and Derek...
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...
Terry Johnson shows up at the Spin's "totally awesome" worship band practice. Terry is the pastor of Independent Presbyterian Church in Savannah and has written Worshipping with Calvin...
Part of the beauty of friendship is that one friend can’t possibly be adequate to share every discovery and experience with us. Having another lover would dishonor and diminish a marriage, but...
Praised be God that he has not created me a gentile; praised be God that he has not created me a woman; praised be God that he has not created me an ignorant man (Tosephta, Ber. 7,18; Talmud, pBer...
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...