But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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Thursday, 18 May 2017 08:13

Sermon: That Which is Preached Every Week Featured

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This message comes from Acts 13:13-43 and the Acts of the [Only] Apostles sermon series. The message deals with Paul’s sermon to the synagogue in Antioch II, and pastor Jordan touches on the topics of preaching and hermeneutics, as taken from this passage.

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Saturday, 13 May 2017 12:20

Sermon: Son of the Devil Featured

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From Acts of the [Only] Apostles sermon series, Acts 13:1-12. Please note, half of the sermon is here, and the indicative portion is not present. If you would like the sermon manuscript so you can know what the sermon contained, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Saturday, 13 May 2017 11:52

Weekend Edition: Beth Moore Featured

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On this episode of the Weekend Edition, as heard on AM & FM radio, JD discusses Beth Moore and why Christians should be discerning.

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Saturday, 06 May 2017 03:08

Sermon: The Wrath of God Featured

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A sermon on the wrath of God at the Recovering the Gospel Conference.

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Saturday, 06 May 2017 02:56

Sermon: Whitefield and Preaching Christ Crucified Featured

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Jordan here preaches from 1 Corinthians 2:2, emplores listeners to preach Christ Crucified, and lectures on the historical figure, George Whitefield.

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Saturday, 06 May 2017 02:49

Sermon: Election and the Non-Conformists Featured

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This message is from the Recovering the Gospel Conference in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Here, Jordan preaches from Romans 9 and gives a historical survey of the Non-Conformists of 17th Century England and their upholding of the Doctrines of Grace.

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Saturday, 06 May 2017 02:31

Sermon: Eaten by Worms Featured

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From Acts of the [Only] Apostles sermon series, taken from Acts 12:20-25 and the death of Herod.

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Thursday, 27 April 2017 11:44

Podcast: Concerns with Tim Keller Featured

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On this episode of Polemics Report, JD plays a very excellent polemical review of the work of Tim Keller, who is a problematic leader in so-called “New Calvinism,” from the Semper Reformanda podcast and Tim Shaughnessy.

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Wednesday, 26 April 2017 05:18

Podcast: More Convo with Len Pettis, Rich Pierce Featured

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In this epsiode, JD plays part two of his conversation with Len Pettis. Topics including rounding out Eastern Orthodoxy, the importance and necessity of controversy, and his side of the conversation with Rich Pierce of AoMin.

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Tuesday, 25 April 2017 12:19

Five Things At SWBTS More Offensive Than This Photo Featured

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Facutly at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary posed for the above photo, and Twitter has had a collective heart attack. Audible gasps could be heard around the world, as these faculty members apparently didn’t see the outrage as a predictable inevitability, and it was unwisely posted...

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Tuesday, 25 April 2017 02:54

Podcast: Len Pettis, Reviling, And More Featured

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On this episode, JD briefly discusses the dust-up with AoMin, and gives instructions to the pulpiteers and ministry supporters about how they are to respond. Then, he plays his conversation with Len Pettis regarding Rod Dreher and Greek Orthodoxy.

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Monday, 24 April 2017 11:00

Sermon: Persecution and Prayer Featured

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From the Acts of the [Only] Apostles Sermon Series, this sermon is taken from Acts 12:7-19 and focuses on the release of Peter from prison.

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Monday, 24 April 2017 10:54

Weekend Edition: Hank Hanegraaff Featured

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On today’s episode of the Weekend Edition of Polemics Report, JD talks about Hank Hanegraaff, Sola Fide and “Mere Christianity.”

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Monday, 24 April 2017 10:18

A Kind Response to Tom Buck Featured

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“Leighton Flowers was just talking about you on the Council of Google Plus,” I was told last night while playing with my wild children, who were acting more wild than normal (and I loved it). My response was a simple, “It’s another day that ends in Y.”

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Monday, 24 April 2017 05:23

Book Review: The New Calvinists; Changing the Gospel Featured

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Published in 2014, clearly I am late to the party, but I wanted to give a brief review of this book because I found it a valuable and helpful primer on the problems of the so-called New Calvinism.

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Saturday, 22 April 2017 08:54

The Cessation of Tongues and Prophecy in the Reformed Tradition Featured

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I wanted to promote this excellent, if brief, position paper on the cessation of glossolalia and revelatory prophecy in the Reformed Tradition from my friend, Greg Loren Durand. Durand is an underrated writer and a brilliant mind, who I credit with writing what is hands-down the best anti-theonomy...

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Friday, 21 April 2017 03:01

Podcast: Matt Chandler’s Prophetic Vision Featured

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On today’s podcast, JD answers questions about the Nephilum, Buddhist “mindfulness” and more. Then, he reviews a prophecy from Charismatic Calvinist, Matt Chandler.

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Wednesday, 19 April 2017 10:09

A Pastor and a Polemicist? Featured

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You’re a polemicist? But that means “argumentative.” And pastor’s aren’t supposed to be argumentative.

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The modern evangelical pastor is perceived as a fleshly version of Reverend Lovejoy and Ned Flanders rolled into one limp-wristed, pusillanimous invertebrate. We,...

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Tuesday, 18 April 2017 07:08

Book Review: The Unholy Trinity Featured

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An evangelical’s favorite Roman Catholic probably depends upon their political orientation. The Marxists have Pope Francis. Conservatives have our underdog mascot on the right, Matt Walsh. The latter has recently authored a book, The Unholy Trinity, and it’s every bit as colorful as it...

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Tuesday, 18 April 2017 05:02

Sermon: An Angel’s Perspective of the Crucifixion Featured

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This message was on Easter 2017, a stand-alone message, giving a perspective of the crucifixion from the 12 legions of angels on standby to rescue Christ.

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Tuesday, 18 April 2017 03:52

Podcast: The ‘Bazooka’ of Bluntness vs Nuance and Unclarity Featured

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On this episode, JD reviews a clip of Dr. James White complaining that Jeff Maples’ article at P&P about Hank Hanegraaff was a “bazooka” and “nuclear bomb” (IE too blunt), “poisoned the discussion,” and more. JD points out that Dr. White’s words...

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Thursday, 13 April 2017 08:23

Special Episode: Come Out of Her, My People Featured

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JD is on vacation this week to finish his book, The Benedict Arnold Option, and visiting with family. On this episode, JD plays a message from Revelation 18 prepared for his youth, exhorting them to live in holiness in the midst of Babylon the Great.

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Tuesday, 11 April 2017 05:02

Sermon: Laid Violent Hands Featured

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This message is from Acts of the [Only] Apostles sermons series, as taken from Acts 12:1-5 and the death of James and imprisonment of Peter at the hands of Herod Antipas. Pastor Jordan explains why it “pleased the crowd” to do these violent deeds.

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Tuesday, 11 April 2017 04:46

Podcast: Why Greek Orthodox, Coptics, Aren’t Christians Featured

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JD discusses Hank Hanegraff’s apostasy from Christianity, the death of nearly 40 Coptic believers over the weekend, and explains why Christianity can’t be divorced from Sola Fide. Other topics are discusses as well.

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Monday, 10 April 2017 08:32

Weekend Edition: Rick Warren Says to Think Like Lost People Featured

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The weekend edition of Polemics Report, as heard on AM and FM radio. This week’s topic is Rick Warren, who encourages Christians to think like lost people. JD explains from the Bible that that’s actually pretty bad (and wicked) advice.

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