Why I’ve Stopped Singing in Your Church

By | July 26, 2012

Here is a great post on the sorry state of Christian music in modern day America: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/billintheblank/2012/07/why-ive-stopped-singing-in-your-church/ Here is what he would like to see in Christian music: So here’s what I’d like songs in church to be: Truthful. Rather than trying to get dumber than a fifth-grader in the worship service (no offense to my fifth-grade daughter), offer… Read More »

Judicial Religion

By | July 24, 2012

Experiential religion proclaims institutional peace: “peace at any price.” Ezekiel responded to such an assertion in the name of God: “. . . they have seduced my people, saying, Peace; and there was no peace” (Ezek. 13: 10a). Experientialism elevates the goal of peace because experientialism has little interest in the systematic efforts that are always required to… Read More »

Calvinism and the Reformers

By | July 19, 2012

The faith for which Cranmer was burnt to death at Oxford on March 26th, 1555 (after two and a half years imprisonment) was the same faith for which Bradford had died at Smithfield, Hooper at Gloucester and Farrer at Carmarthen. The Word of God alone, the grace of God alone, the work of the Spirit alone – these… Read More »