Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Use Logic, Mock Christians

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

New Evangelical Virtues

This is a really good post from Time Challies. He is always balanced and seeks to discern truth and trends. Read on for a great observation concerning Rob Bell's new controversial book and current growing views on the doctrine of Hell.

I don’t want to keep talking about Rob Bell. Honest. And in this post I am only going to touch on him on the way to something else. I think the uproar about his view on hell has helpfully illustrated what passes as virtue in the evangelical world today. As I have read some of the controversy, reading particularly from those who have taken his side, I have seen evidence of three characteristics that seem to pass as virtues today. In some parts of the Christian world, these are now embraced as Christian virtue: doubt, opaqueness, and an emphasis on asking rather than answering questions.

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Have You Experienced Repentance?

Have we ourselves repented? This, after all, is the question that concerns us most. It is well to know what the apostles taught. It is well to be familiar with the whole system of Christian doctrine. But it is far better to know repentance by experience and to feel it inwardly in our own hearts. May we never rest until we know and feel that we have repented! There are no unrepentant people in the kingdom of heaven. All who enter in there have felt, mourned over, forsaken, and sought pardon for sin. This must be our experience, if we hope to be saved.

~ J.C. Ryle
Expository Thoughts on the Gospels: Mark, [Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth, 1985], 116.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Take Action

Please take a moment to read this article and then voice your concerns to the various authorities in Athens, Georgia. It is an occurrence that is becoming all to familiar in our nation today. Marcus is not only a friend of this ministry, but a bold proclaimer of the Gospel of Christ.