Fight the Cynic

For believers trying to progress in the faith, it is critical that we fight the cynic within us. Photo by Dave Fayram is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.  There is a sense of cynicism surrounding the Church today that is difficult to grasp. So many former faith leaders have fallen away Read more…

Anti-Catholic Evangelicals

During this time of quarantine, I have had the opportunity to dialogue with some old-school anti-Catholic evangelicals, and it has left me wondering how things came to this. Photo by Christina Kekka is licensed under CC BY 2.0.  I grew up in the South. I, therefore, understand that (selective) memories can Read more…

Protestants and Purgatory

In this post, I discuss the doctrine of purgatory and argue that it has a legitimate place with an evangelical Protestant understanding of salvation. Photo by Liam Moloney is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links. Does purgatory have a place within an evangelical understanding of salvation? For better or worse, personal Read more…

The Husband of One Wife

Photo by Loren Kerns is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links.  What follows is an excerpt from my book The Husband of One Wife.  KEY PASSAGES Now a bishop must be above reproach, married only once, temperate, sensible, respectable, hospitable, an apt teacher…Let deacons be married only once, and let them Read more…