Ask Pastor John: Is Male Headship A Lost Cause?

We recently received this question from a soon-to-be pastor in the UK: “Greetings Pastor John! I’m about to graduate from seminary and start a job as an associate pastor in four months. I am a complementarian. However, from observing local churches in my county, it’s discouraging as it appears more and more of them are submitting to egalitarianism simply out of social norms and expectations of church leadership from a secular point of view. With the legalization of gay marriage rights, this move … [Read more...]

White Horse Inn: Same-Sex Attraction

[display_podcast] What should we think about the issue of same-sex attraction? Is it essentially the same as being gay? How does the issue of sexual preference relate to our identity as Christians, and how are we to talk about our differences with others in a world that is increasingly accepting of homosexuality and same-sex marriage? Michael Horton discusses these issues and more with Sam Allberry, author of Is God Anti-Gay? on this episode of the White Horse Inn.“What our own culture is sa … [Read more...]

The Briefing: Judge Neil Gorsuch, Senator Charles Shumer, Global Demographics and Christian Worldview

I’m Albert Mohler and this is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview. [display_podcast]WHY THE JUDICIAL USURPATION OF POLITICS IS A THREAT TO THE AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL ORDER The federal judiciary looms larger over the American political landscape than in any previous moments in American history. Many have actually described this as the judicial usurpation of politics, pointing to the fact that over the last several decades, the federal courts have ba … [Read more...]

WWUTT: Does the Bible Really Say Homosexuality Is Sin?

1 Corinthians 6:9-10 says: Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the Kingdom of God. Many critics claim that passages like this one and 1 Timothy 1:9-10… Understand this, that the law is not laid down for the just but for the lawless and disobedient, for the u … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 175: The Signs of the Times, Part 2

[display_podcast]Birth pains. It’s all about the birth pains.As you will hear in this PODCAST, as we enumerate the final three of the six "signs of the times," both Paul and Jesus made it crystal-clear that we are to think of these signs in terms of birth pains.Paul, who borrowed this most-meaningful metaphor from Jesus, used it most-appropriately when he in Romans 8 declared, "For we know that all creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present ti … [Read more...]

WWUTT: Jesus Never Said Anything About Homosexuality?

Jesus never said anything condemning homosexuality, so that must mean it's okay, right?Well, based on that argument, you could also say that Jesus never condoned it, either, so that must mean it's wrong. There's actually a lot of things Jesus didn't say, but on the subject of marriage, He said everything He needed to say in Matthew 19:4-6. It’s there He reiterates God's design for marriage: “Have you not read that He [God] Who created them from the beginning made them male and female, 5 and … [Read more...]