April 8, 2019

Steve Brown and his friends interview Frank Viola on the shocking beliefs of John Calvin, John Wesley, George Whitefield, Charles Spurgeon, modern-day Pharisees, toxic Christians, and the true meaning of the word “heresy” in this comical but informative interview. Read more

April 7, 2019

In our experience and observation, countless evangelical, postevangelical, Reformed, charismatic, and mainline Christians are not aware that the main subject of the entire First Testament (that is, the Old Testament) is Jesus Christ. But consider what Jesus Himself said about the Scriptures: “You search the Scriptures because you think they give you eternal life. But the Scriptures point to me!” It is for this reason that statements such as “according to the prophets,” “as it is written,” “according to the… Read more

April 6, 2019

If you’re like me, you are sometimes given to periods of discouragement. It’s easy to get caught up in the moment and focus on the empty side of the glass, losing sight of the full side. This post, then, is a reminder to all of us to keep in view what God has done for us and what He has given us . . . and to give thanks. I’ll begin with a story of Jesus . . . taking… Read more

April 2, 2019

This article was written by Stephen Marshall. — The relation between a parent and child begins from the day of conception and it is always a love at first sight. From first words to first step to every new milestone, both the parents and children grow together. While it is beautiful to see the little humans, you have created grow as individuals, it is difficult to always know and do the right things for your little one. One of the… Read more

April 2, 2019

We know where a person hails from by the way they talk. People from Trinidad, for example, have a specific accent and manner of speech. The same is true for identifying which kingdom a person belongs to. In this episode, John and I discuss one dead give away that marks those who live utterly for the kingdom of God. Go here to listen to the episode. Note that we address many different topics related to the gospel of the kingdom… Read more

April 1, 2019

“Politics is the Church’s worst problem. It is her constant temptation, the occasion of her greatest disasters, the trap continually set for her by the Prince of this World.” ~ Jacques Ellul. In Episode 12 of THE INSURGENCE PODCAST, Frank and Jeffrey discuss two different ways Insurgents practice voting in political elections. This is a must listen to. The perspectives for kingdom people are uncommon today. Read more

March 31, 2019

God, who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of His own purpose and grace, which He gave us in Christ Jesus. ~ 2 Timothy 1:9 The following excerpt is by T. Austin-Sparks: Whenever we are being faced with some new and different course, some fresh proposition or position, there is one all-governing question that we should ask, and which we should take ample time to ponder and pray over seriously…. Read more

March 30, 2019

If you ever listen to a pastor, teacher, or conference speaker rehearse a story, you’ll often hear them say something like this: “After I finished my talk last month, someone came up to me and asked . . .” The phrase “someone came up to me” is a well-worn statement that’s unthinkingly repeated by speakers, both Christian and non-Christian alike. These speakers hear others use it, then they unwittingly use it without a thought. I used to use it myself until someone challenged me to examine… Read more

March 29, 2019

What follows is an excerpt from Frank Viola’s new book – ReGrace: What the Shocking Beliefs of the Great Christians Can Teach Us Today. The endnotes which contain first-hand sources are not included in the excerpt. WARNING: BEFORE GOING FURTHER, READ THIS FIRST 1) Some of the so-called shocking beliefs that I cover in ReGrace are beliefs that I myself agree with. Others I find abhorrent. Consequently, just because a shocking belief is listed doesn’t reveal how I personally feel about it. It… Read more

March 27, 2019

  What follows is an excerpt from Frank Viola’s new book – ReGrace: What the Shocking Beliefs of the Great Christians Can Teach Us Today. The endnotes which contain first-hand sources are not included in the excerpt. WARNING: BEFORE GOING FURTHER, READ THIS FIRST 1) Some of the so-called shocking beliefs that I cover in ReGrace are beliefs that I myself agree with. Others I find abhorrent. Consequently, just because a shocking belief is listed doesn’t reveal how I personally feel about it…. Read more




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