Grace and Truth

Recently I was in a discussion with a pastor who presented the idea that there is a tension between grace and truth. Within the discussion there was a presentation that both him and I are similar in that we naturally bend towards truth in this tension and so we must lean hard towards grace in... Continue Reading →

Is Your Pastor a Humanist?

“There are only two options on the shelf, pleasing God or pleasing self.” I was introduced to this little phrase about a decade ago while doing a pastoral internship. This phrase has had a deep impact on my life and my ministry. In fact, if you listen to many of my sermons you will soon... Continue Reading →

The Picky Eater and the Pastor

As a new father I have been able to get a small taste of what a picky eater is like. My son is currently 18 months old and at different times has become a picky eater (specifically towards vegetables). I am sure this is a fairly normal stage that he is going through, but it... Continue Reading →

Souther Baptist Professor and a Dangerous Dissertation

Does Dr. Dominick S. Hernández affirm Higher Criticism? This question was raised in an interview of Dr. Russell Fuller on the popular podcast and YouTube channel Conversations That Matter (hosted by Jon Harris). The next day Southern Baptist Theological Seminary responded with their own interview where Dr. Hernández attempts to affirm orthodox hermeneutical principles and answer some of... Continue Reading →

Hold the Fort!

I am going to state the obvious: American Christianity is in the midst of a civil war. This war is about the issue of Social Justice and in my opinion at the end of the day it will have the same ramifications of the war between the Modernists and Fundamentalists. Just today I watched a... Continue Reading →

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