Why is the Bible Authoritative?

Why is the Bible Authoritative?

The Bible is the primary authority for all Christians. But this causes a problem when we are asked “why do you trust what the Bible says?” Whatever reason we have must be a higher authority still, because we trust that when it tells us to trust the Bible. Neither can...
We are justified by faith—or so the story goes

We are justified by faith—or so the story goes

People who take the trouble to think of themselves as “Protestant”—as heirs of the Reformation—are likely to be of the view that the doctrine of justification by faith sits right at the heart of their religious identity. But what sort of thing is “justification by...
A Biblical and Practical Approach to Refugees

A Biblical and Practical Approach to Refugees

This post was co-written with Catherine Gladwell, who helpfully supplied statistics and details.  The rising number of refugees coming to the West has led to two opposite responses. Fear that our country will be overrun has led some Western countries to tighten their...
The Love of God and the Unforgivable Sin

The Love of God and the Unforgivable Sin

  “The blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin” – 1 John 1:7 “For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be...