December 15, 2019

An Emerging Critique Worth Reading

UPDATE: Adrian Warnock comments on the "Phil and Monk" show. Worth reading. The entire transcript of Phil Johnson's Shepherd's Conference seminar on the Emerging Church can be found here. I've read the seminar twice, and … [Continue reading...]

Blue Like The Color Of My Face

Challenge to Critics of the Emerging Church: Don Miller makes frequent reference to Imago Dei Church. Here's their sermon page. Have you listened to any EC preachers? Why not listen and see if the "no propositions/no truth" … [Continue reading...]

Here. There. This. That.

A few notes on this and that. C.J. Mahaney's assistant, Carolyn McCulley, sent me two books by C.J., and I'm very grateful. One is a "combined" volume of C.J.'s book on The Cross Centered Life (which my church did for Lent two … [Continue reading...]

The Monk Emerges

A few weeks ago, I was invited to speak at a Charismatic church in a neighboring community. (Take it to the comment threads, people.) I discovered that I was actually speaking at an "emerging" worship service designed for the … [Continue reading...]

***Q & A***

Tim Challies live-blogged this "Q&A Session" with Dr. John Macarthur, and after reading it, I had some thoughts on the whole subject of "Question and Answer." This isn't really an essay, so pay attention for shifting gears. … [Continue reading...]

Phil Johnson on “Is The Reformation Over?”

Update: Those of you who keep mentioning that this post is disjointed need to remember that it is simply some interaction with the main points of Phil Johnson's talk. There's no attempt for this to stand alone; it's not meant to … [Continue reading...]

Answers Not In Genesis

Nothing discourages me about the future of evangelicals like "young earth creationism," Hamm style. Josh puts it well in this post at Here We Stand: "Every time I read someone saying it's the Christian's duty to refute biology … [Continue reading...]

What’s In A Name?

BHT Fellow leif rigney abandons the name "Christian," but holds onto the faith once delivered. One of my finest friendships is with OBI graduate, former OBI teacher, former member of the church where I preach, current English … [Continue reading...]

A Perfect Paul?

Are evangelicals blind to the obvious faults of the Apostle Paul....and, consequently, to many of their own? I'm reading Charles Freeman's book "The Closing of the Western Mind." It's not exactly an unbiased presentation of … [Continue reading...]

Video Games and Christian Maturity

I just finished reading the current edition of the Highland Study Center's monthly publication, Every Thought Captive, with the theme "Revolt Against Maturity." It's a good issue, and it will eventually be on the net, but not yet. … [Continue reading...]