Reformation 500: Appealing to authority

As I stated previously, I am unconvinced that Catholicism should rightly be considered a cult. The Catholic faith is rooted in historic Christian truth. While this is true, I am persuaded that the truth has been so obscured by Catholic tradition that the foundation…

The Bible tells me so

A little over a month ago, Andy Stanley created controversy throughout the evangelical world by comments that he made in a sermon regarding the Bible. He questioned the Bible as the foundation of the Christian faith, and argued that it is “next to impossible…

Justice for Cecil?

Unless you have been living in a state of self-imposed isolation, you are no doubt aware of the big news: On 1 July, just outside Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, an American dentist killed a lion. Cecil, Hwange National Park’s most famous lion, was one…

Are you afraid?

In preparation for a particular study I was doing recently, I found myself reading John Calvin on 2 Peter 2. In that chapter, the apostle writes of the character of false teachers, and pulls few punches in doing so. In v. 10, he writes…