On Whether Christians Should Contend Publicly.

Paul never minces words with those who syncretize other ideas into the gospel and thus create a false gospel. He is direct and forthright about the dangers of straying from the gospel.

God Keeps His Promises: Reflections From Preaching through the Book of Joshua

Every Wednesday night since August 2018, I have been preaching through the book of Joshua. The first of the Former Prophets. I have never preached an Old Testament book all the way through. It was so eye-opening, challenging, and rewarding.

Renewal Among the Ruins: The Necessity for an Effective Method of Cultural Apologetics (Book Review)

I hope you find this review helpful and that you'll go buy AND apply this book in your mind, work, acts of mercy, and engagement with God's beautiful creation. @paulmgould @ttinstitute_ #CulturalApologetics https://www.amazon.com/Cultural-Apologetics-Conscience-Imagination-Disenchanted/dp/0310530490/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?keywords=cultural+apologetics&qid=1555528416&s=gateway&sr=8-1-spons&psc=1

Stephen Hawking Dead at 76. A Twofold Tragedy.

One year ago today. My take on his death brought about the most views I've ever had on my blog. It truly is a twofold tragedy.

While I certainly believe that individuals, governments, and societies should act in ways that are “just” (for the Bible contains frequent references to “justice”), I have not generally used the phrase “social justice” in this book, for four reasons:

Unofficial Transcript of SBC 2019 ERLC Q&A

Thankful for this brother who took time to write out this transcript of what took place. I reblog it here for the record. Follow this blog

Reformed. Southern Baptist. Growing.

Below I’ve transcribed the ERLC Q&A with Dr. Russell Moore that has raised a host of concerns. I’m not sure what the copyright rules are, so I’ll remove it if I’m told to. Until then, I hope this provides something concrete as the conversation continues regarding what was said.

Travis McNeely: My name’s Travis McNeely, messenger of Woodlawn Baptist Church, Dr. Moore, in a 2007 podcast with IX Marks, you were asked whether women underneath the authority of a pastor could teach or preach to men. You said, ‘If the Apostle Paul wanted to say that, he would’ve said it. Everybody in the churches remain under the authority of the pastor. It doesn’t mean you now have the authority to sin, to go against the creational order. It would be very much akin to a woman saying, “I’m going to commit adultery under the headship of my husband. I have…

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