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

In the episode, I rant about Evan Minton’s response to my critique of his article on the evidence from Scripture for prevenient grace. Minton fails to understand that irresistible grace is not the same as resisting the divine commands. And because of that, we end up with another terribly...

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In this episode, I rant about another attempt from David Platt to supposedly take up the cause of racial injustice in light of the Ahmaud Arbery situation. In this episode Platt mangles Ps. 133 while unwittingly putting forth a number of ideas that are racist and unjust. One of the pastor’s...

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Saturday, 16 May 2020 05:33

Al Mohler Repents

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In this episode, I rant about Al Mohler’s repentance from what was clearly the biblical position on the morality of slavery to one that is approved by pagan culture. Now that the pagans know that Mohler values their opinions of him, my guess is this only the beginning. At least Jonathan...

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In this episode, I rant about how leaders in the SBC and pastors all across the SBC and other evangelical churches are just not being honest about their real objectives concerning the Arbery incident. You cannot be interested in justice and indifferent to truth. Either you are incompetent or...

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Saturday, 09 May 2020 04:01

Ahmaud Arbery: A Christian Responds

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In this episode, I rant about the “Christian” response to the Arbery shooting that took place in February in Georgia. Is it Christlike to rush to judgment? Is it Christlike to call these men white supremacists without a shred of proof? Should a pastor actively endorse, promote, and...

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Where do I start with Evan Minton’s sort of response to my criticism of his argument? Well, first of all, the title of his response to me is wrong: “The Maximally Great Argument against Calvinism” is not the name of the argument I criticized. I criticized the article in as it was...

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In this episode, I rant about Eric Kemp’s supposed search for a Hyper-Calvinist. His point will be, in the end, to claim that all Calvinists are Hyper-Calvinists and all Calvinism is Hyper-Calvinism. While Eric seems to be an intelligent man, educated, articulate, bright, his argument...

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Wednesday, 29 April 2020 22:53

Evan Minton’s Evidence for Prevenient Grace

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Prevenient Grace is the invention of Jacobus Arminius. It is a rescuing device that is used to bridge the logical gap that exists between the doctrine of total depravity and free will. If man is totally depraved, completely dead in his sins, hostile toward God in every part of his being, albeit to...

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I recently stumbled across an argument entitled, “The Maximally Great Argument for Arminianism.” The Argument is located at the Society of Evangelical Arminians. Its author is Evan Minton. The thrust of the argument is to refute the Calvinist view of the nature and extent of the...

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Friday, 17 April 2020 23:50

The Scandal of Immature Faith in Discernment

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In this episode, I rant about how discernment ministries very often conflate arguing for the truth with speaking the truth IN LOVE and why it is that many in this field actually engage in the very thing they claim to be working against: ignoring the truth of God revealed in Scripture. 

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Thursday, 16 April 2020 01:28

Andy Stanley: A Modern-Day Marcion

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In this episode, I interact with a short except from Andy Stanley’s Easter Sunday sermon in which he does everything he can to unhitch the resurrection from the Bible and Christianity from the teachings of Jesus. The argument is logically untenable, philosophically implausible, and...

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Wednesday, 15 April 2020 01:23

The Perils of Polemics: The Liabilities of Apologetics

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The fields of polemics and apologetics can bring out the best and the worst in those of us who are most interest in them. I have fallen prey on many occasions over the years to the same kind of behavior. Now, read that last sentence again. What did I do? I used the language of victims. I position...

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Tuesday, 14 April 2020 01:14

A Friendly Rebuttal of JD Hall’s Romans 13 Rage

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In this episode, I take a look at three of the main points of JD Hall’s argument and provide an alternative that I believe comports with Scripture and the Reformers far more than his. Enjoy!

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Friday, 10 April 2020 06:23

Responding to the JD Hall COVID19 Rage

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In this episode, I rant about JD Hall’s article over at P&P where he classifies Christians who do not believe it’s necessary to have communion every week with pseudo-Christians and Christians who don’t even believe in a Lord’s Day.

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Thursday, 02 April 2020 22:09

COVID-19: A Balanced Christian Perspective

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In this episode, I rant about the good, the bad, and the ugly I see taking place within the Christian community in our various responses to this virus and how the authorities are managing it.

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Sunday, 29 March 2020 20:36

Evangelicalism: Image is Everything

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In this episode, I rant about the idolatrous obsession with image in both Western society and Evangelicalism. 

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Monday, 23 March 2020 06:17

Evangelical Christianity in Chaos

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In this episode, I rant about the utter chaos that exists in the church, isolating just three areas where ignorance reigns supreme: The Doctrine of Scripture, God, and the Church. The level of incompetence among even the most tenured Christians is scandalous. 

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Wednesday, 18 March 2020 21:42

Robert Gagnon’s Continuationist Gaps

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In this episode, I rant about some of Dr. Robert Gagnon’s glaring inconsistencies in his rebuttal to Tom Schreiner on the issue of the NT sign gifts.

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In this episode, I rant about the deficient logic and conjectural exegesis displayed by the highly respected Robert Gagnon regarding the gifts of the Spirit and whether or not those gifts are active in the churches today. Dr. Gagnon’s work in the areas of political behavior and homosexuality...

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Monday, 17 February 2020 19:12

The Gospel Coalition Wants You To Stop Being Political

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In this episode, I rant about Joe Carter’s article at the (anti) Gospel Coalition and entertain the question, does Joe Carter really care about your sanctification where politics is concerned or does he care about something else far more troubling?

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Thursday, 13 February 2020 22:40

Critical Appraisal of Brad Mason’s Standpoint Theory

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In this episode, I rant about an article that Brad Mason wrote claiming that Standpoint Theory is NOT antithetical to Christianity. Maybe it isn’t contrary to Brad Mason’s version of Christianity, but it is clearly contrary to Biblical Christianity and I demonstrate why that is the...

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In this episode, I rant about how the issue of slavery is being used to deconstruct Christianity and redefine it in terms of black liberation theology and cultural marxism. In the process I talk about the recent tweet from Danny Akin and then his immediate retweet as Elmer Fudd would say, retreat...

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In this episode, I rant about the continued push by the ERLC and evangelical elites to move the average church-going evangelical to the political left all in an attempt to hang onto their personal power. The tactics are anything but keeping with Christian ethics and doctrine. 

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In this episode, I rant about Cody Libolt’s atrocious apologetic method, not to mention is understanding of Presuppositional Apologetics and nearly slanderous remarks about Cornelius Van Til.

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Tuesday, 10 December 2019 19:14

Follow-Up on Wayne Grudem’s New Position on Divorce

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In this episode, I follow up on my article responding to Wayne Grudem’s shifting position on divorce with a few more points and talk about how Christian women should think about and handle physical and other kinds of abuse.

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