On Memorial day I always try to take some time to thank God for the freedoms I have as an American citizen and for the men and women who have given their lives so that I could continue to have these freedoms. I also try to remember to pray for the many service members who … Continue reading Honoring My Brother on Memorial Day
Over the years Dr. Richard Belcher has written many books designed to help laymen understand Bible study and theology, and most of them now appear to be available at Grace and Truth Books. In fact, it looks like the single best place where you can find them. If you haven't read any of the books … Continue reading Dr. Belcher’s Writings Available at Grace and Truth Books
Last September Shawn Mathis posted an article entitled NCFIC: A New Family Integrated Church Denomination? In this article he sets forth the evidence that the National Center for Family-Integrated Churches (NCFIC) is continuing to look more and more like a new denomination, despite their assurances to the contrary. With Shawn's permission, I have quoted the … Continue reading NCFIC: A New Family Integrated Church Denomination? By Shawn Mathis
Four months ago we began a poll on the blog. If you identify yourself as a Reformed Baptist and you haven't already taken part in the poll, please check out the "What is a Reformed Baptist?" Poll on the right sidebar on this page (the red box with white type). The intention is to run … Continue reading 2016 "What is a Reformed Baptist?" Poll Update
Most of us know that pulpit plagiarism is becoming an increasingly rampant problem these days. I think this is probably due to a number of factors, including such things as the easy availability of large numbers of sermons and sermon outlines online, the increasing pressure on pastors to sound like the celebrity preachers so many … Continue reading The Problem With Preaching Other Men’s Sermons
Jeff Johnson announced earlier today that a new book will soon be available from Free Grace Press. The book is entitled Jesus Is Lord: The Mediatorial Reign of Christ, by Ron Crisp & Daniel Chamberlin. Here is Jeff's announcement: A great book on the mediatorial reign of Christ by Ron Crisp and Daniel Chamberlin, published … Continue reading Jesus Is Lord: The Mediatorial Reign of Christ
Erik Raymond has written a thought-provoking and needed article entitled The Soft Prosperity Gospel, and I hope all of you will read it. Here is the introduction to the article: What do you think of when you read the words prosperity gospel? Odds are that your stomach turns a bit as you think about the … Continue reading The Danger of "The Soft Prosperity Gospel"