A clip from a recent address by John Piper from the live-streamed T4G conference has emerged and stirred quite the controversy on Twitter (surprise!). You can view it here. https://twitter.com/T4Gorg/status/1250580133506940929 If you don't want to take the time, Piper is giving his reasons for believing that complementarianism gives better grounds for the fight against spousal … Continue reading On Mocking John Piper
Why the Shelter-in-Place Order Does Not Equal Persecution of the Church
I have seen a few articles recently decrying the idea that the shelter-in-place mandate has shown that the American church has crumbled under persecution because the government is asking the church not to gather together for worship. There are those espousing that the government is violating our first amendment right and that this is leading … Continue reading Why the Shelter-in-Place Order Does Not Equal Persecution of the Church
Of Bible Reading and Theological Formulation
Throughout my years as a believer, I have been told and taught that when one reads or studies the Bible that one should not come with any preconceived theology in mind but allow the Word of God and the Spirit of God to work as one reads and studies the text. This is, of course, … Continue reading Of Bible Reading and Theological Formulation
Why Celebrate the Reformation?
I grew up in a tradition in which I was largely unaware of the Protestant Reformation. I knew I wasn’t a Roman Catholic and I really was unsure why. But I knew to be “Catholic” was bad, and to be “Baptist” was good. Much to my shock one day as I read the Apostle’s Creed … Continue reading Why Celebrate the Reformation?