Book Club: Christianity & Liberalism – Ch. 4 “The Bible”

(Previous posts: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) Not long ago I had two LDS missionaries in my home. It was our fourth meeting and seeing we were not progressing they requested this be our last time. Then one of the missionaries in tears told me that he believed with all his heart that the … Continue reading Book Club: Christianity & Liberalism – Ch. 4 “The Bible”

Book Club: Christianity & Liberalism – Ch.3 “God and Man”

(Earlier posts: Part 1, Part 2) Prior to the purchase of our home, we had an inspection done. One of the things I was particularly paranoid about was the foundation. I wanted to be sure we had a house that was sound from the ground up. This is true of our belief systems as well. … Continue reading Book Club: Christianity & Liberalism – Ch.3 “God and Man”

Book Club: Christianity & Liberalism – Ch. 2 “Doctrine”

  Before we jump into the meat, let's take a quick look at the sandwich. Machen (right) has established the problem of theological liberalism. He argues that in seeking rescue the faith from modernity theologians and pastors have actually emptied Christianity of its most crucial content (See part 1). He will explore why in the … Continue reading Book Club: Christianity & Liberalism – Ch. 2 “Doctrine”

Book Club: Christianity & Liberalism – Ch. 1 & Introduction

As a Presbyterian minister, I often witness bewildered looks from folks when they start asking about different denominations. We are PCA, but not the PCUSA. The church downtown is EPC and that other church used to be PCUSA, but now they are EOC. Well, in that Presbyterian alphabet soup is the OPC, the Orthodox Presbyterian … Continue reading Book Club: Christianity & Liberalism – Ch. 1 & Introduction