The Principalities and Powers Await Their Apology

Introduction:Do you want to hear what recently occurred on Facebook? Yes? Well, Joel McDurmon took the CrossPolitic guys to task over the issue of apologies, and the unmanliness of refusing to apologize. The matter in hand was the two second clip of Rachael Denhollander in the original trailer for the upcoming documentary entitled By What ...

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Like a Gelatinous Pudding

Introduction:In the New Testament, obedience is a good word. Also in the New Testament, works is not, unless it is modified with a word like good. We are called to good works (Titus 2:7), but we are not saved by works (Eph. 2:8-9).By way of contrast, sinners do not obey the truth (Rom. 2:8). The Lord is the author of eternal salvation ...

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The Twitter Twirlies

A few things have become increasingly clear to me in the aftermath of my most recent post on Rachael Denhollander and her continued efforts to get C.J. Mahaney. I bring this up because . . . well, because I would like to mention them.First, set the stage in your mind by reading through this article on the recent firing of the estimable ...

Higher Than Scripture, Holier Than God

Introduction:Sovereign Grace Churches recently issued a statement explaining why they could not agree to a third-party investigation of the allegations that have been raised against them. That statement can be found here. And in response, Rachael Denhollender replied to their statement, and her reply is here.And so an obvious question ought ...

Effectively Neutralized

Introduction:So I see that Al Mohler has now apologized for his past support of CJ Mahaney, and has also apologized for a joke that he once told while introducing Mahaney at an event. For more details, the story is here, and Al Mohler’s statement is here.Now this story is way problematic, and the problems should not be all that hard ...

Against Justice

Introduction: The immediate question that may arise is “what kind of monster could be ‘against justice?’” If this were not November, I would perhaps say that this is a reasonable question and proceed to answer it in my customary way, full to overflowing with balance and nuance. But that doesn’t keep it from being, at …