This is why I am very proud to be an Anglican and a newcastle Anglican at that. Apology.
One of the most central ideas in Protestantism is the idea of Salvation by faith alone. This was Luther’s brilliant re-examination of the letters of Paul which he then used to fight the oppressions of the Catholic church of the day – those who would exploit the masses by devising more “works” for them to earn … More Faith or Works? A false dichotomy?
The following is the text of an interview with Peter Hitchens from ‘Relevent’ magazine last year. In contemporary journalism, few figures have as compelling a backstory as Peter Hitchens. Raised in a conservative Christian environment, Peter and his older brother, Christopher, came to adopt a ferocious atheism. Blazingly intelligent and piercingly articulate, … More An interview with Peter Hitchens
From Cross Walk Elder and worship leader Zach Bolen has resigned from Mars Hill Ballard. Bolen, a high profile elder at Mars Hill, is the leader of Citizens, a popular band which has become well known outside of Mars Hill circles. The band’s first album, the eponymous disc Citizens, was released in March 2013 and … More Can anything good come out of Mark Driscoll’s Mars Hill? Well apparently yes!
Reformed Theology click on the image to go to a larger version Penal Substitution A visual History of New Calvinism https://s3.amazonaws.com/Challies_VisualTheology/new-calvinism-timeline.html
By Bonnie Kristian May 28, 2014 “What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun,” says the teacher in Ecclesiastes—and nowhere is this more true than in Christian controversies. While arguments about divisive subjects like the role of women may be new to us, it’s all … More 5 Controversies That Still Plague the Church
Dear John, Ok, first off I know, “Dear John” letters are usually written between former lovers and we were never even friends. But, John, I tried. I really, really did. I’ve heard for so long that my frustrations with Calvinism were really due to your Neo-Calvinist followers giving you a bad name. That made sense … More A Dear John Letter to John Calvin