Where Is Our Hope?

Organized causes are innumerable. It takes about five minutes on social media to realize that just about every person has their favorite "cause" or purpose for which they strive. For some, it's social justice; for others, women's rights, LGBTQ rights, etc., etc., etc. The world is fragmented, and rarely is it united under one common … Continue reading Where Is Our Hope?

Why We Want the Little Ones Back in the Service

Atheists and agnostics do not bother me as much as professing Christians who refuse to act consistently with what they say they believe. This is exactly the substance of a recent article on The Gospel Coalition. Though it originates from the Canadian "arm" of TGC, a cogent and incisive response could apply to many evangelical … Continue reading Why We Want the Little Ones Back in the Service

What is the Future Temple?

In present-day Jerusalem sits the "Dome of the Rock," which now houses a Mosque for Muslim worship. This Muslim place of worship sits on, or next to, the original site of king Solomon's temple, and the subsequent second temple which the Jews built following their return from captivity in Babylon. Many Jews and Christians look … Continue reading What is the Future Temple?

The Sufficiency of Scripture in Worship

When the Reformers and the post-Reformed referred to the "sufficiency of the Scriptures," they specifically meant the adequacy of the Scriptures to communicate saving knowledge, to guide the Christian's living, and to instruct the church in worship. Throughout the biblical narrative, God always told His people how to conduct worship. There is never an example, … Continue reading The Sufficiency of Scripture in Worship

Evil Christmas – I

I'm half a month late on this one. Usually, people who want to write about Christmas write their posts prior to Christmas day so everyone on Facebook can know (for the twentieth time) that Christmas is evil and should not be celebrated in any way. This is not a post like those. If you wanted … Continue reading Evil Christmas – I