Jerusalem Had a Wall

So what can we learn about our controversy over illegal immigration from what the Bible tells us about the gift of tongues? Obvious question, right? “Brethren, be not children in understanding: howbeit in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men. In the law it is written, With men of other tongues and other …

Seven Reasons Why We Can’t Water Down the Lake of Fire

John Piper and I have been writing about a possible way in which my recent video response to Rob Bell’s universalism could be troubling. Near the end of the clip I echo a theological point made by C.S. Lewis about the nature of damnation, and how Hell is in some way “chosen” by all its …

Three Reasons Christians Don’t Read the Signs of the Times

1. Thoughtful Christians are embarrassed by those who pretend to be able to read the signs of the times. The simplistic analysis that attributes this tornado to the passage of that piece of tax legislation really is embarrassing. But the presence of people doing it wrong is no basis for a refusal to do it …