Can the Church Save the World?

Now, that is a big question and I admit it might be a little bit of click-bait. But I believe, in the end, it is not an exaggerated question. Theologically the Christian knows the world is fundamentally at odds with God and that God called his people to be ambassadors for the good news, so... Continue Reading →

God Is Always At Work. Exodus 1:7

When the book of Exodus opens, we are told that the children of Israel “were fruitful and increased greatly” (Exodus 1:7). This is on the heels of the text telling us there were only about 70 family members who came to Egypt to live under Joseph’s care. Even after Israel was enslaved, it happened that,... Continue Reading →

The Remnant

I believe we are in a Remnant moment in the church. When I say that to people, I get one of two responses. First, many not only nod their heads, but enthusiastically agree. They have either had the same thought, or the phrase resonates with what they have been thinking and feeling. The other reaction... Continue Reading →

The Demonism of Karl Marx

Richard Wurmbrand , Marx and Satan, (Bartlesville OK , Living Sacrifice Book Company), 143 pgs. Was Karl Marx a Satanist? And I don’t mean, was he merely evil or acquainted with the devil? Was he a member of the very secretive Church of Satan? This is the question Wurmbrand seeks to answer in his little... Continue Reading →

Letter To My Church On Racism

A friend recently reminded me of this letter I wrote to our congregation in the wake of the protests and death at Charlottesville, VA, 2017. It struck me as something still relevant and important. Letter to LHC After Charlottesville, VA Heather and I have been on vacation trying to “unplug” a bit, but, unfortunately, it... Continue Reading →

Faithfulness In A New Public Square

For a while now, I have been telling anyone who cares to hear that several fundamental shifts are taking place in our culture. The differences that exist between Christians and non-Christians, and even sometimes between professing Christians, are no longer non-political or matters of amicable disagreement. We no longer have the shared values that have... Continue Reading →

Christianity and Liberalism

J. Gresham Machen, Christianity and Liberalism, (Moscow ID; Canon Press, 2020), 163 pages. One of the most controversial corners of the evangelical world right now is the place where Christians go to deconstruct their faith. Several former evangelical Christians, some of them well known some of them not, have gone public with their reservations and... Continue Reading →

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