Concerns About the Manhattan Declaration

I have been hearing about the Manhattan Declaration since I first saw the coverage about it on Fox News on November 20. Here is the video of that coverage: The main concern of this news story was whether or not the Manhattan Declaration calls for civil disobedience, and it would seem to me that it certainly does call for … Continue reading Concerns About the Manhattan Declaration

Defense of a Conscious Intermediate State

Introduction I have begun to notice a trend in many evangelical circles today toward acceptance of the idea that has been known historically as "soul sleep." This is the idea that, after death, a person is in an unconscious state while awaiting the resurrection, after which the person will experience the final judgment. This idea … Continue reading Defense of a Conscious Intermediate State

Gospel Convictions: A Statement From Matthias Media

Recently Matthias Media, publisher of The Briefing (one of the best Christian magazines available), began to draw up a list of principles they have entitled Gospel Convictions: A call to evangelical integrity in truth and life. In the process of writing these principles, they have been seeking feedback, especially from subscribers to The Briefing. Here … Continue reading Gospel Convictions: A Statement From Matthias Media

A Journey in Heresy is Now Available

As the regular readers of this blog already know, Dr. Belcher has recently contributed a series of four articles concerning the heresy of Charles G. Finney. But I wanted to remind the blog's readers that Dr. Belcher has also recently finished his latest book in the Journey series of theological novels, A Journey in Heresy, … Continue reading A Journey in Heresy is Now Available

Mark Kielar on the Heresy of Charles Finney

http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/U49RyyHVmXQ&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0&color1=0x3a3a3a&color2=0x999999&border=1 This video features Mark Kielar, the Teaching Pastor of First Baptist Church of Boynton Beach, Florida. I thought it would be a good followup to the four part series on the heresy of Finney that Dr. Belcher finished last week. Sadly, Finney's influence is still felt throughout far too many churches in America to … Continue reading Mark Kielar on the Heresy of Charles Finney

CHARLES G. FINNEY: Heretic or Man of God? Part IV

Note: The following post was written by Dr. Richard Belcher, who received his M.Div. at Covenant Theological Seminary and his Th.D. from Concordia Seminary. He is a retired professor of Bible, Theology, Greek, and Preaching at Columbia Bible College (now Columbia International University) in Columbia, South Carolina. By God's grace he has been privileged to … Continue reading CHARLES G. FINNEY: Heretic or Man of God? Part IV

CHARLES G. FINNEY: Heretic or Man of God? Part III

Note: The following post was written by Dr. Richard Belcher, who received his M.Div. at Covenant Theological Seminary and his Th.D. from Concordia Seminary. He is a retired professor of Bible, Theology, Greek, and Preaching at Columbia Bible College (now Columbia International University) in Columbia, South Carolina. By God's grace he has been privileged to … Continue reading CHARLES G. FINNEY: Heretic or Man of God? Part III

CHARLES G. FINNEY: Heretic or Man of God? Part II

Note: The following post was written by Dr. Richard Belcher, who received his M.Div. at Covenant Theological Seminary and his Th.D. from Concordia Seminary. He is a retired professor of Bible, Theology, Greek, and Preaching at Columbia Bible College (now Columbia International University) in Columbia, South Carolina. By God's grace he has been privileged to … Continue reading CHARLES G. FINNEY: Heretic or Man of God? Part II

CHARLES G. FINNEY: Heretic or Man of God? Part I

Note: The following post was written by Dr. Richard Belcher, who received his M.Div. at Covenant Theological Seminary and his Th.D. from Concordia Seminary. He is a retired professor of Bible, Theology, Greek, and Preaching at Columbia Bible College (now Columbia International University) in Columbia, South Carolina. By God's grace he has been privileged to … Continue reading CHARLES G. FINNEY: Heretic or Man of God? Part I