Not everything that looks like revival is revival. A group of people can learn to act in the manner they think revival looks like and then claim to be “in revival.”
Author: David Kowalski
Christians should be aware of the growing phenomenon of affinity fraud, through which Christians are being swindled out of exponentially growing amounts of money each year.
Let’s not forget what we are here for. People such as the millions at the Maha Kumbh festival need to hear the good news of the blood that cleanses us from sin.
It is not sinful to use the mind in understanding the Bible’s contents. God created our minds and expects us to use them.
Links to Google+ articles I have not put on Apologetics Index.
When we evangelize, we convert individuals from the world. When we secularize, we let ourselves become converted to the ways of the world.
A "Jesus" who is not Lord is a different Jesus than the one spoken of in the Bible.
When someone tells you, "God is bigger than doctrine," it is a good indicator that they are about to assert something that contradicts His truth.
I wrote the following, satirical piece a few years ago while concentrating my studies on postmodernism.
Recovery and repentance are not complementary models; they are contradictory ones. In one we see ourselves as victims of a disorder and in need of therapy from a professional. In the other we see ourselves as as willfully guilty of sin we must turn from with the power that comes only from God's Spirit.
External circumstances and problems do not harm marriages; only arguments about these things do.
Recently I was asked about my thoughts on the difference between cataphatic and apophatic theology. I expressed serious concerns about the way apophatic theology has often been presented.
Theologians are divided on whether the word "paradox" should be used in connection with Christian teaching, and the issues involved are important ones that encompass more than mere disputation about words. I say there are no real paradoxes in Scripture.
It is just not "cool" to believe in absolute, propositional truth these days, but the funny thing is non-propositionalists communicate this in propositions!
To make complete disciples we must attend to the whole Word in scriptural proportion.