Jon Bloom Challenges Us to “Relentlessly Call Abortion What It Really Is”

Back in January Jon Bloom of Desiring God Ministries wrote an article entitled Relentlessly Call Abortion What It Really Is, in which he reminds us that: Abortion is rarely talked about. I’m not talking about the word “abortion.” We hear this word a lot in the public square. But we rarely hear about it. Abortion … Continue reading Jon Bloom Challenges Us to “Relentlessly Call Abortion What It Really Is”

Tim Challies on “What We Lost When We Lost Our Hymnals”

Over the years I cannot count the number of times that people visiting our church have remarked about the volume and joy in the singing of the congregation. It seems it is becoming more remarkable than ever these days because people are used to the volume coming from speakers echoing the singing of a group … Continue reading Tim Challies on “What We Lost When We Lost Our Hymnals”

Explanation of the Statement on Social Justice & the Gospel

Back in September I posted an article concerning the The Statement on Social Justice & the Gospel. Not surprisingly, this statement has drawn some criticism, and, given the nature and importance of the issues, it led the the team at the Reformation21 blog to invite the authors of the statement to write a series of … Continue reading Explanation of the Statement on Social Justice & the Gospel

Fred Sanders Addresses “5 Myths About the Trinity”

Today Fred Sanders, professor of theology at the Torrey Honors Institute at Biola University, posted an excellent article on the Crossway blog entitled 5 Myths About the Trinity. Here are the five myths he addresses: Myth #1: It’s only for theology experts. Myth #2: It isn’t really in the Bible; the early church made it … Continue reading Fred Sanders Addresses “5 Myths About the Trinity”

Biblical Reflections on the Problem of Evil

Introduction The "problem of evil" has been an issue that has been encountered by every single human being that has ever lived in this world. Whether it is viewed as a philosophical problem or an experiential one, it is faced by us all. Here is a summary of the basic philosophical problem, which, as I … Continue reading Biblical Reflections on the Problem of Evil

New Edition of He Died for Me by Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson has released a new edition of his book, He Died For Me, which is now available in paperback. He describes the book as essentially about an “in-house debate among Calvinists,” and that it is. But I think even non-Calvinists would learn a great deal from this book. It is an excellent introduction to … Continue reading New Edition of He Died for Me by Jeff Johnson

The Statement on Social Justice & the Gospel

On Tuesday an important statement was issued by a group of Evangelical pastors. It is called The Statement on Social Justice & the Gospel and following is a list of its initial signers: John MacArthur Pastor, Grace Community Church Voddie Baucham VBM Phil Johnson Executive Director, Grace to You James White Director, Alpha and Omega … Continue reading The Statement on Social Justice & the Gospel

John MacArthur on “Social Justice”

In a recent series of blog posts, John MacArthur helpfully addressed the issue of "social justice" from the standpoint of Scripture. In the first of these posts, John stresses the importance of confronting this issue: Evangelicalism’s newfound obsession with the notion of “social justice” is a significant shift—and I’m convinced it’s a shift that is … Continue reading John MacArthur on “Social Justice”