• Discernment,  Doctrine & Theology

    Throwback Thursday: To Those Who Crave Controversy

    Lately, I’ve been remembering a few posts that seem like they might have renewed relevance, so I’m temporarily engaging in a few “Throwback Thursday” posts. Enjoy. Every Christian needs to read the following letter written by John Newton. The backstory is that a minister intended to write an article about a fellow minister “for his lack of orthodoxy.” Before doing so, he wrote to Newton to inform him of his intentions. What follows is Newton’s response: Dear Sir,  As you are likely to be engaged in controversy, and your love of truth is joined with a natural warmth of temper, my friendship makes me solicitous on your behalf. You are of the…

  • Discernment,  Equipping Eve

    Erasing the Grey (Repost)

    In light of the release of the third film in the Fifty Shades trilogy, I thought it might be helpful to repost this article and episode of Equipping Eve. This was written (and the episode was recorded) at the height of the popularity of the book, Fifty Shades of Grey, and in anticipation of the release of the first film three years ago. Three years later, every word rings true. This is simply not material that should be capturing the minds and hearts of Christians. Erasing the Grey This weekend, the movie theaters will be flooded with women who are eager to feed their carnal, fallen flesh with a feast of salacious,…

  • Discernment,  Equipping Eve

    Equipping Eve: Bell’s Broken Bible

    The Bible is God’s Word, and when we don’t treat it as such, we naturally end up with a low, skewed view of God and Christ. In this episode, we’ll discuss the latest from author and teacher Rob Bell, a prominent “Scripture twister,” and see how his views of God’s Word align with the views of its Author. Click here to listen to this episode of Equipping Eve. Here is a link to the article referenced in this episode.