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”

Guilt, Justice, & Forgiveness

Note: Following is a preview of the conclusion of The Absurdity of Unbelief. Dear reader, we cannot live a fulfilled and consistent life without God. Our guilt is the evidence of this. Our guilt is evidence of our unhappiness and foolishness. Though we each have tried in vain to cleanse our guilty conscience, it continues … Continue reading Guilt, Justice, & Forgiveness

Romans and Christianity 101

Over the years I have spoken to many Christians who seem to think that doctrines like election and predestination, or the mystery of the relationship between God's sovereignty and human responsibility, are in the category of deeper doctrines that really aren't essential things for Christians to know. Such doctrines are thought to be the kind … Continue reading Romans and Christianity 101

Bob Gonzales on the Well-Meant Offer of the Gospel

If you aren't already familiar with Dr. Gonzales' series of posts regarding the "well-meant offer" of the Gospel, I encourage you to check them out. The first article suggests an update to the Baptist Confession of 1689, followed by a series of articles explaining the issue, the objections to the doctrine, and a defense of … Continue reading Bob Gonzales on the Well-Meant Offer of the Gospel