Why Sola Scriptura Honestly Scares Me

Being raised in a Protestant home, the Scriptures were (and in many ways still are) the end-all-be-all of the faith for me.  However, there is a reason I am no longer a Protestant.  This reason has many branches but all points back to one thing, context.  Given the necessity of context, I find the whole idea of “Scripture Alone” horrifying.What it is:Sola Scriptura is the idea that Christianity ought to be based off of “Scripture Alone” (which is the English translation of “Sola Scriptura … [Read more...]

The Importance (and Legitimacy) of Tradition

For those of you who don't know (which I'm assuming is most of you) I am a convert.  So, while I was beginning my conversion my very Protestant family had only one thing to say, and say it they, did in rapid, almost frenzied succession: "Find a good Bible teaching church!"  And while I certainly did find a "good Bible teaching church" (of the One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic sort) it was by no means what they really meant. What they really meant by a "Good Bible teaching church" was, one c … [Read more...]