The Protestant Reformation of the 16th Century was in large part fueled by a disagreement with the Roman Catholic Church over the doctrine of justification. Yet despite the seismic shifts caused by the debate, there was little or no consensus back then. Now, even though nearly 400 years have passed, justification continues to be a […]
It’s a good thing that babies don’t weigh 200 lb.
In a 1950 Minnesota Crime Commission report we find this statement: Every baby starts life as a little savage. He is completely selfish and self-centered. He wants what he wants when he wants it: his bottle, his mother’s attention, his playmate’s toys, his uncle’s watch, or whatever. Deny him these and he seethes with rage and […]
John MacArthur and Beer
John MacArthur caused a bit of a ripple through the theological blogosphere with his article entitled Beer, Bohemianism and True Christian Liberty. Many of John’s concerns are justified and we agree with him that the kingdom of God (the church) should not embrace the reputation of being a place where alcohol consumption is characteristic or […]