Book Reviews

“Surprised by Suffering” by R C Sproul

{Book Review}I have read this book before. I don't remember where I first heard the name R C Sproul (probably from a Paul Washer or John Piper sermon) but in my early twenties for some reason I was prompted to grab a couple of books by him from the library. Those books were The Holiness… Continue reading “Surprised by Suffering” by R C Sproul

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Entertainment

A Review of “The Curate’s Awakening” by George MacDonald. *

{Guest Post by Mrs. J D White}Romance novels have been a snare to me in the past, and so these days I do not read any hardly at all. But I think I shall always make an exception for George MacDonald’s novels. I have yet to meet one I didn’t like, and of the several… Continue reading A Review of “The Curate’s Awakening” by George MacDonald. *

God

Implications of the Fact of God

If God has the ultimate right to define what qualifies as "good" - as I have proposed/argued in The Fact of God - then that means that there is no standard that hangs over God with demands and stipulations that He is obligated to adhere to. God creates - or, better, IS - the Standard… Continue reading Implications of the Fact of God

Fighting Heresy

Proof for the Papacy?

I was recently directed to a "defense" of the idea of the papacy in an unsolicited tweet by @catholictruther - "The Bible Proves the Papacy" The video linked to starts by basically establishing Peter's leadership among the other apostles in the gospels - all the while assuming the "papal office" without actually giving any reason… Continue reading Proof for the Papacy?

Fighting Heresy, Scripture

Andy Stanley and the Dangers of an Inappropriate View of the Old Testament

I recently saw a news article headline that read "Christians must 'un-hitch' the Old Testament from their Faith." I have encountered plenty of attitudes growing up that anticipate and/or lead to this kind of erroneous view of the Old Testament: "The Old Testament is just history." "We're under the New Covenant not the Old." "The… Continue reading Andy Stanley and the Dangers of an Inappropriate View of the Old Testament