Ten years ago John Piper made the following recommendations on How to Teach and Preach "Calvinism":1. Be rigorously textual in all your expositions and explanations and defenses of Calvinistic teachings. Make it a textual issue every time, not a logic issue or an experience issue.2. Don't be strident but gentle. Assume that working these great … Continue reading Piper on How to Teach and Preach Calvinism
http://www.leestrobel.com/videoserver/player.php?clip=strobelT1141&link=http://s3.amazonaws.com/LS_archive/LS_media/wmv/strobelT1141_M.wmv&playerType=WMLee Strobel discusses the evidence for and importance of the resurrection.NKJ Romans 10:8-10 "8 But what does it say? "The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart" (that is, the word of faith which we preach): 9 that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your … Continue reading Why Does the Resurrection Make a Difference?
I was recently informed about the Cornwall Alliance and thought I would share it with the blog's readers. I haven't yet had time to read all of the material there, but so far it looks like a very good place to find information about a Biblical view of our stewardship of Creation as well as … Continue reading Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation
Jack Cashill, Executive Editor of Ingram's Magazine, has written a very positive review of Ben Stein's soon-to-be-released documentary, Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed. The review is entitled Ben Stein Smart Bombs Darwinian Bunker, and it will make you want to see this movie. Here is an excerpt:A rousing SRO preview on Tuesday of the new Ben … Continue reading Jack Cashill’s Review of ‘Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed’
Personally, I was glad to see this, and I hope it does well in the theaters.
Zane Anderson of the House Church Network recently published a helpful review of Pagan Christianity: Exploring the Roots of Our Church Practices, by Frank Viola and George Barna. The review is entitled Pagan Christianity: Real Hope or Shrill Hype.Although Anderson is himself an advocate of the House-Church Movement, and I certainly would not agree with … Continue reading Zane Anderson’s Review of Pagan Christianity
For the many readers who have been following the Response to the House-Church Movement (HCM) series, I thought I would offer you an update. I originally intended on writing just four articles in this series (see the Introductory post), dealing with the requirement to meet in houses for worship (Part One), the argument for fully … Continue reading Response to the House-Church Movement: Update