The Gospel of Historic Baptists

I’ve been following the kerfuffle among the Southern Baptists when it comes to Calvinism and Arminianism, and that means I’ve taken some interest in the statement by those representing traditional Baptists. Of course, I wanted to see how they define gospel, so I thought I’d post their statement and then offer a few remarks: Articles [Read More...]

A Lifetime of Memories

Our tour next May 13-25 in the footsteps of Jesus and the apostles can create a lifetime of memories (and friendships). The big picture: we will fly into Instanbul (Constantinople), tour some of the cities of Peter and Paul and John in Asia Minor, fly to Tel Aviv, get a bus to Nazareth, Jesus’ home [Read More...]

That’s some serious ingenuity

From Jeremy Korzeniewski: According to Merriam-Webster, ingenuity can be defined as “skill or cleverness in devising or combining” or “cleverness or aptness of design or contrivance.” We’d say that’s an apt description of a Frenchman named Emile who reportedly found himself stranded in the deserts of Northwest Africa after breaking a frame rail and a suspension swingarm [Read More...]

The God Within Heresy

In the end, the God Within heresy is a kindly apocalypse: it overwhelms with niceness, tolerance, and is a make-up-your-own religion that is safe as long as you and I leave one another alone to make up our own religion for ourselves. Ross Douthat, in Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics, takes [Read More...]

The Central Question in Evangelism

What do you think is the central, or even the most important, question in evangelism? Here is an interview I did for CP with Napp Nazworth, who writes up a fair and accurate report of our conversation: Evangelical Christianity has been shaped by a “salvation culture,” but should strive for a “Gospel culture,” says Dr. [Read More...]


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