Here We stand: An Evangelical Declaration on Marriage

Yesterday I added my signature to the document entitled Here We stand: An Evangelical Declaration on Marriage. The document may be found online at the website of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. Here is the text of the declaration for your consideration: As evangelical Christians, we dissent from the court’s ruling … Continue reading Here We stand: An Evangelical Declaration on Marriage

Seeking Reviewers for The Absurdity of Unbelief by Jeff Johnson

  On June 1 I informed you all of an upcoming book on apologetics by Jeff Johnson. It is entitled The Absurdity of Unbelief, and a preview of the final chapter was posted here on June 4. I am writing now, however, to inform you all that, as Jeff has contemplated the publication of the … Continue reading Seeking Reviewers for The Absurdity of Unbelief by Jeff Johnson

The Absurdity of Unbelief by Jeff Johnson

Today my blog partner, Jeff Johnson, announced on Facebook that he is almost finished with his book on apologetics. The text of his post says, "Getting close to finishing an apologetic book The Absurdity of Unbelief. Right at 90,000 words, which is about the same size as The Fatal Flaw." Having had some lengthy discussions with … Continue reading The Absurdity of Unbelief by Jeff Johnson

James White’s Scary Five Year Prediction for the Church in America

In the video above, Todd Friel of Wretched Radio and Wretched TV interviews Dr. James White concerning the future of the Church in America in light of the current success of the gay rights agenda. He asks Dr. White about how he sees things going for the Church over the next five and ten years. … Continue reading James White’s Scary Five Year Prediction for the Church in America

Answering Common Objections to Celebrating Christmas

In an article published last Friday, Matthew Everhard, Senior Pastor of Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Brooksville, Florida, responded to a number of common objections to Christians celebrating Christmas. The article is entitled Is Christmas a Pagan Holiday? A Response to Eight Common Arguments, and here are the eight objections to which Matthew responds: 1. The … Continue reading Answering Common Objections to Celebrating Christmas

Jonathan Leeman Identifies "Twenty-Two Problems with Multi-site Churches"

I recently came across an interesting and thought-provoking article by Jonathan Leeman, the Editorial Director of 9Marks, entitled Twenty-Two Problems with Multi-site Churches. Here is the introduction to the article: I love my gospel-loving friends in multi-site churches—both leaders and members! But as Christians we work continually to reform our churches in light of Scripture. So … Continue reading Jonathan Leeman Identifies "Twenty-Two Problems with Multi-site Churches"

Questions about the Atmosphere and Emotions in Worship

I have three simple questions relating to worship, though admittedly they may not have simple answers. I will begin by asking my first two questions, which are very similar, and will close by asking a third question. 1. What role should the atmosphere (energy level) of a worship service have in evoking emotions? 2. To … Continue reading Questions about the Atmosphere and Emotions in Worship

"The State of Theology: Theological Awareness Benchmark Study" by Ligonier Ministries

Ligonier Ministries has published the results of a survey conducted in order to assess the theological understanding and awareness of our fellow citizens. Here is the description of the survey: It is Ligonier's desire to serve the church in fulfilling the Great Commission. This survey has helped to point out common gaps in theological knowledge … Continue reading "The State of Theology: Theological Awareness Benchmark Study" by Ligonier Ministries

Mark Driscoll Resigns From Mars Hill Church

In an article entitled BREAKING: Mark Driscoll resigns from Mars Hill Church, Religion News Service broke the story today that Mark Driscoll has resigned as pastor of Mars Hill Church. Here is the opening portion of the article: (RNS) Mark Driscoll, the larger-than-life megachurch pastor who has been accused of plagiarism, bullying and an unhealthy … Continue reading Mark Driscoll Resigns From Mars Hill Church

"Why Does the Universe Look So Old?" by Albert Mohler

This video contains a message delivered by Dr. Albert Mohler at the Tough Questions Christians Face: 2010 National Conference. In it he argues for a literal 24-hour days in Genesis 1, and he discusses the great exegetical and theological importance of this issue. Ultimately he therefore holds to a young earth view. Dr. Mohler outlines four … Continue reading "Why Does the Universe Look So Old?" by Albert Mohler