Andrew Wilson has done a clever and creative work here in making the case for Christian idolatry. It is a stinging satire of the arguments many popular "progressive evangelicals" make in their evolution to support same-sex sexual relationships. “For many years, I was taught that idolatry was sinful. As a good Christian, I fought the desire … Continue reading Andrew Wilson’s Case for Christian Idolatry
A few weeks ago I posted a link to Dane Ortlund's excellent review of N.T. Wright's recent, The Day the Revolution Began. Now, Peter Adam, former principal of Ridley College Melbourne, has offered his own review of the same work. He points out some of the same appreciations as well as the unfortunate grievances I have … Continue reading Peter Adam’s Review of N.T. Wright
What better resolution for a New Year than to commit to what the Westminster Shorter Catechism calls, “The chief end of man”: To glorify God and enjoy him forever? This song, set to the well-known New Year’s Eve tune of “Auld Lang Syne,” helps me to do just that. I hope it helps you. Listen … Continue reading All Glory Be to Christ
Two Sundays ago I preached on Ephesians 1:3–14. It is one long, magnificent sentence in Greek and is a call to praise (“bless”) God for his blessings to us. What are those blessings? The sentence can be broken into three “Trinitarian” parts: Praise God the Father for His Electing Love (v.4–6), Praise God the Son … Continue reading Come Praise and Glorify
I have often been asked my opinion of N.T. Wright. There is much positive that could and should be said; his works on the resurrection of Christ, for example. But there is also a negative side to his writings, especially in his view of Paul and Judaism of his day. In this latter case I … Continue reading Dane Ortlund Review of N.T. Wright
This question has come to the fore in recent days. This past week, Larycia Hawkins, an associate professor of political science at Wheaton College, was placed on administrative leave for a post she made on her Facebook account. Despite many news outlets reporting that the suspension was a result of her donning the hijab during Advent in … Continue reading Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God?
The Center for Medical Progress released its third “Human Capital” video, the seventh video in the Planned Parenthood exposé, this morning and it is horrific. Although there is a graphic moment that will shock and disturb many people, that isn't the only thing that makes this video horrific: it is the further revelation that Planned Parenthood … Continue reading Center for Medical Progress’ 7th Video