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As Summer Ends — (Late) Summer Reading List 2022

This year my Summer Reading List is definitely testing the boundaries of summer. But I claim as justification the fact that the days are still warm an...

August 8, 2022

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The Preacher: Billy Graham and American Evangelicalism

Billy Graham died yesterday at the age of 99. Graham was one of the titanic figures of American evangelicalism and his life spanned some of the interesting and tumultuous years of world history. We cannot even speak about 20th-century evangelicalism ...

February 22, 2018

All Other Ground is Sinking Sand: A Portrait of Theological Disaster

Theological disaster almost never strikes out of the blue. Trouble builds and disaster is somehow averted again and again, but anyone with eyes to see knows the time is running out. Time has run out for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. The CBF ...

February 12, 2018

The Prayer that Turns the World Upside Down

This article is an excerpt from my new book, The Prayer that Turns the World Upside Down: The Lord's Prayer as a Manifesto for Revolution, which releases today. We long for revolution. Something within us cries out that the world is horribly broke ...

January 23, 2018

Moralism is Not the Gospel (But Many Christians Think It Is)

One of the most amazing statements by the Apostle Paul is his indictment of the Galatian Christians for abandoning the Gospel. “I am amazed that you are so quickly deserting Him who called you by the grace of Christ, for a different gospel,” Paul dec ...

January 12, 2018

Christmas Full of Grace and Truth: Big Theological Issues Show Up in New Report

Major media across the country have given a great deal of attention to a recent research report that comes from the Pew Research Center. The headline from the Pew website is this, “Americans Say Religious Aspects of Christmas Are Declining in Publ ...

December 23, 2017

A Bright and Burning Light: Robert Charles Sproul, February 13, 1939-December 14, 2017

Most merciful Father, who hast been pleased to take unto thyself the soul of this thy servant; Grant to us who are still in our pilgrimage, and who walk as yet by faith, that having served thee with constancy on earth, we may be joined hereafter with ...

December 14, 2017

Far as the Curse is Found

Many Christians would be surprised, and perhaps even disappointed, to learn that the song often cited as our favorite Christmas carol is not actually a Christmas carol at all. The famed hymn writer Isaac Watts published "Joy to the World" in 1719. Mi ...

December 8, 2017

Tragedy in Texas: Christian Testimony in the Face of Evil

All hearts were directed to Texas on Sunday as 26 people were shot and killed when a 26-year-old gunman dressed in black opened fire as a church service was underway at a Baptist church in a small town near San Antonio, Texas. As The New York Times r ...

November 6, 2017

Here We Stand

Martin Luther’s great moment of theological clarification came at the climax of a command performance. Facing the threat of martyrdom and execution, Luther appeared on trial at the Diet of Worms before the Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. Asked on w ...

October 30, 2017

“An Act of Pure Evil” — Searching for Meaning in Las Vegas

Today, most Americans awoke to news from Las Vegas that is nothing less than horrific. For so many in Las Vegas, Sunday night must have seemed like the night that would never end. In the face of such overwhelming news, we naturally seek after fact ...

October 2, 2017

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