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F.F. Bruce on Biblical Inspiration and Interpretation

What do we mean we say that the Bible is inspired? There are some, on one side of this question, who say that the Bible is inspired because it is inspiring. Sorry folks, but that type of fluffy sentiment does not cut it. There are too many people in our churches who think of the Bible […]

Can We Still Believe the Bible? A Review

This may sound like an odd way of introducing a book review, but hang with me…. In his 1959 novel, The Manchurian Candidate, Richard Cordon writes about an American serviceman, captured during the Korean War, who was brainwashed by the Communists. This former POW, and son of a prominent U.S. politician, was being manipulated to […]

Bishop Robert Barron at the Graves of Tolkien and Lewis

Happy Reformation Day!…. which is a not-so-subtle reminder that I am not a Roman Catholic. But I have a great appreciation for so many of my Roman Catholic friends, and particularly an admiration for a number of great Roman Catholic thinkers. Bishop Robert Barron is one name that comes to mind. Father Barron has dialogued […]

Can “Charismatic” and “Liturgical” Christians Worship Together?

The debate over the “gifts of the Spirit” divides evangelical Christians. The debate over the ancient liturgy of the church divides as well. Is it possible to heal the divides by bringing the charismatic and the liturgical together? Consider the “gifts of the Spirit.” On one side are those who believe that the supernatural gifts […]

Irresistible, by Andy Stanley, A Review

A little backstory, as to why I decided to read this challenging book: I am not really the type of guy who would be naturally drawn to a pastor like Andy Stanley. At least, that is what I thought a few years ago. Andy Stanley is the son of the well-known Atlanta pastor, Charles Stanley, […]