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

Responding to Franklin Graham’s Fox News Commercial

While watching the Fox News Channel last week in an endeavor to keep up on the latest coronavirus updates, I repeatedly saw a commercial with Franklin Graham on behalf of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. I was surprised to see such a commercial, but I was even more surprised at what it said (or rather … Continue reading Responding to Franklin Graham’s Fox News Commercial

Responses to “The Secret History of Leviticus”

As many of the blog's readers may have heard, The New York Times recently published an article by Idan Dershowitz entitled The Secret History of Leviticus. In the article the author seeks to explain away the clear prohibition against homosexuality found particularly in Leviticus 18:22, but he really doesn't offer any new "arguments" beyond the … Continue reading Responses to “The Secret History of Leviticus”

The Other 5 Points of Calvinism

In the year 1610, Jan Uytenbogaert and forty-one other followers of Jacob Arminius crafted a remonstrance (a formal protest) consisting of five articles of opposition to the Belgic Confession and the Reformed faith. These five articles of the of the followers of Arminius, who became known as the Remonstrants, were officially reviewed and condemned by … Continue reading The Other 5 Points of Calvinism