Many of the blog's readers may already be aware of the divide that has been developing among conservative, biblically faithful Christians over the issue of civil disobedience in the face of the current government restrictions in many places regarding church gatherings. As I see it, there have arisen essentially two valid perspectives, both of which … Continue reading Is it Time for Civil Disobedience? Two Perspectives
At the recent Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) a number of resolutions were adopted concerning issues facing the churches today. On the website containing the list of this year's resolutions, they define a resolution this way: A resolution has traditionally been defined as an expression of opinion or concern, as compared to … Continue reading SBC Resolution 9: An Enemy Beachhead?
Last Thursday I posted Voddie Baucham's message on Defining Social Justice, which was one of a number of insightful messages at the recent conference entitled Social Justice & The Gospel: The God-breathed Hierarchy and the Postmodern Crisis within the Church. At the conference there was also a panel discussion with members of the group who … Continue reading Social Justice And The Gospel: The Statement Framers Panel
Our regular readers may recall a post back in September concerning The Statement on Social Justice & the Gospel, as a well as a follow-up post entitled Explanation of the Statement on Social Justice & the Gospel, in which I gathered together in one place a series of articles written in defense of the statement … Continue reading “Defining Social Justice” by Dr. Voddie Baucham
Back in September I posted an article concerning the The Statement on Social Justice & the Gospel. Not surprisingly, this statement has drawn some criticism, and, given the nature and importance of the issues, it led the the team at the Reformation21 blog to invite the authors of the statement to write a series of … Continue reading Explanation of 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
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”