The Alarm in the Church!

The alarm bell is ringing, do you hear it?  Widespread and much-publicized moral and ethical failures among Christ's servants shame His church.  Major denominations such as the Southern Baptist Convention[1] have recently been plagued by scandal.  Last year the Houston Chronicle released a six-part story documenting the abuse of 700 people attending SBC churches over 20 years.  The lead lines … Continue reading The Alarm in the Church!

Ancient Wisdom on Current Issues: The Bible and Borders VI

So far, we have been able to come up with a good set of Biblical principles about borders and those who cross them.  If you have been following along here is what we have: Principle #1: God Has Established National Borders to Limit the Spread and Impact of Sin Principle #2: God Disrupts Borders and Displaces … Continue reading Ancient Wisdom on Current Issues: The Bible and Borders VI

Ancient Wisdom on Current Issues: The Bible and Borders V

Wow!  I can’t believe that it has been five months since my last post on this!  Since then I have delivered a paper on this topic at The Council for Dispensational Hermeneutics annual conference which was this month.  There were no calls for stoning after my presentation, so that encouraged me to complete this series on my blog. Remember my … Continue reading Ancient Wisdom on Current Issues: The Bible and Borders V

Ancient Wisdom on Current Issues: The Bible and Borders IV

So far, we have identified two principles to guide us in our thinking about borders.  They are: Principle #1: God Has Established National Borders to Limit the Spread and Impact of Sin Principle #2: God Disrupts Borders and Displaces People So they Will Search For Him In this post I will identify one more Biblical … Continue reading Ancient Wisdom on Current Issues: The Bible and Borders IV