Strange Fire Debate – Michael Brown Versus Phil Johnson

This is a very interesting, candid discussion/debate between Phil Johnson and Michael Brown concerning the claims made especially by John MacArthur at the Strange Fire Conference. When Phil gets the chance, he does a good job of challenging Michael. Although I have myself criticized John (here) for painting with too broad a brush in his own … Continue reading Strange Fire Debate – Michael Brown Versus Phil Johnson

James White Interacts With N.T. Wright on Justification

The above video contains a recent moderated radio discussion between James White and N.T. Wright concerning the Scriptural doctrine of justification. As always, James White does a good job of being fair and direct -- and above all Scriptural -- in discussing this important issue, which is at the heart of the debate over the … Continue reading James White Interacts With N.T. Wright on Justification

James White – Explanation and Refutation of Middle Knowledge

This video is from the second session from the Bible Conference at the Trinity Reformed Baptist Church in La Mirada, California, October 23, 2009. In it Dr. White does an excellent job of describing and responding to the doctrine of Middle Knowledge, also historically known as Molinism. The most influential and outspoken adherent of the … Continue reading James White – Explanation and Refutation of Middle Knowledge

For the Sake of the Gospel – Mormonism in NOT Christianity!

A group of Christian leaders has recently published a document entitled For the sake of the gospel! "Mitt Romney, Mormonism and the Christian Vote" A Biblical Call to Christian Ministers and Leaders. The document makes the case that Christians should be very careful to to add tto the current confusion about whether or not Mormonism … Continue reading For the Sake of the Gospel – Mormonism in NOT Christianity!

Phil Johnson on Building Bridges Versus Guarding Boundaries

I just viewed this video from Phil Johnson over at the Reformed Baptist Fellowship blog, and I just had to post it here as well. Once again I find myself in close agreement with Phil's perspective (as I was here), and once again I find myself profoundly grateful for his contribution to the discussion of … Continue reading Phil Johnson on Building Bridges Versus Guarding Boundaries

Teaching Notes on the Importance of the Virgin Birth

Following are teaching notes from 2006 on the importance of the virgin birth of Jesus Christ. I hope they will be helpful to the blog's readers as they prepare to celebrate Christmas this year. Scripture Reading: We will be reading lot of Scripture this morning, but we will begin with these two foundational texts: Matthew … Continue reading Teaching Notes on the Importance of the Virgin Birth

James White Offers a Helpful Critique of Rob Bell’s Teaching

Last month James White posted two videos on his YouTube channel that deal with some of the more disturbing tendencies and teachings of Rob Bell. The first was posted on March 5 and the second was posted on March 31. I offer both of them here for your edification. In this second video Dr. White … Continue reading James White Offers a Helpful Critique of Rob Bell’s Teaching

John MacArthur Begins a Series of Articles Analyzing the Teaching of Rob Bell

Yesterday John MacArthur posted the first in a series of articles that will address the teaching of controversial emergent church pastor Rob Bell. The first post is entitled Rob Bell: a Brother to Embrace, or a Wolf to Avoid? In it MacArthur introduces the projected series by explaining the need for it and the Biblical … Continue reading John MacArthur Begins a Series of Articles Analyzing the Teaching of Rob Bell