Jeff Johnson Offers a Biblical Case for Cessationsim

On Sunday, August 9, my blog partner, Jeff Johnson, will seek to answer the question, "Have the spiritual gifts ceased?" In answer to the question, he will offer a Biblical case for Cessationism. He will be addressing the issue at 6:00 PM at Grace Bible Church in Conway, Arkansas, where he serves as the primary … Continue reading Jeff Johnson Offers a Biblical Case for Cessationsim

John MacArthur Encourages Us Not to Bow to Our Culture

On Sunday July 19 John MacArthur spoke to his congregation in the light of the June 26 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized same sex marriage in our country. His response is thoroughly Scriptural -- as is usual with John -- and it stands in stark contrast to the responses of some "pastors," such as the very troubling response of … Continue reading John MacArthur Encourages Us Not to Bow to Our Culture

The Widespread Problem of Boredom and Impatience with God’s Word

My wife recently reminded me of an article that Al Mohler wrote over a year ago, but which is still very much worth reading. In fact, it describes a problem that is becoming more and more widespread every day. The article is entitled Why So Many Churches Hear So Little of the Bible, and it describes the … Continue reading The Widespread Problem of Boredom and Impatience with God’s Word

Carey Nieuwhof Offers Some Bad Advice to American Pastors Regarding Same Sex Marriage

On June 29 a Canadian pastor named Carey Nieuwhof posted an article on his blog entitled Some Advice on Same-Sex Marriage for US Church Leaders From a Canadian. His intent was to offer advice to American pastors in the light of the June 26 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized same sex marriage in our … Continue reading Carey Nieuwhof Offers Some Bad Advice to American Pastors Regarding Same Sex Marriage

The Baptism Debate – James White vs Gregg Strawbridge

The video above contains the debate between James White and Gregg Strawbridge concerning the issue of baptizing believers only versus baptizing believers and their children. Here is the YouTube description, which includes a breakdown of the segments of the video: Are we to view our children as members of the covenant? Is baptism meant to replace circumcision in … Continue reading The Baptism Debate – James White vs Gregg Strawbridge

Here We stand: An Evangelical Declaration on Marriage

Yesterday I added my signature to the document entitled Here We stand: An Evangelical Declaration on Marriage. The document may be found online at the website of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. Here is the text of the declaration for your consideration: As evangelical Christians, we dissent from the court’s ruling … Continue reading Here We stand: An Evangelical Declaration on Marriage