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Judging Matters of Freedom

Judging Matters of Freedom

This entry is part 8 of 17 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 8 of 17 in the series”Ten Mangled Words”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.Modern Christians are in the habit of labelling all sorts of things as ‘matters of Christian liberty’ or ‘areas of preference’. We do not doubt that these… Continue Reading

Matters of Conscience and Freedom

Matters of Conscience and Freedom

This entry is part 7 of 17 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 7 of 17 in the series”Ten Mangled Words”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.Scripture devotes two sections of the New Testament to explain how certain choices in the Christian life are not explicitly or implicitly forbidden or prescribed: explicitly by… Continue Reading

Freedom and Churches

Freedom and Churches

This entry is part 6 of 17 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 6 of 17 in the series”Ten Mangled Words”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.A church is a voluntary society. Baptists believe that people join churches not by birth but by choice. People freely associate, and can freely disassociate. Voluntary societies… Continue Reading

Freedom – Societal and Individual

Freedom – Societal and Individual

This entry is part 5 of 17 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 5 of 17 in the series”Ten Mangled Words”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.Liberty is the absence of unwarranted coercion, leaving the human open to persuasion and his own agency to choose what he ought. Freedom does not, and never… Continue Reading

Freedom

Freedom

This entry is part 4 of 17 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 4 of 17 in the series”Ten Mangled Words”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.Freedom is another word that the disingenuous enjoy. Just as the Tolerazis cry ‘intolerance’ and pose as victims even while they terrorize and bully others, so similar… Continue Reading

Perry Noble’s Missed Opportunity

Perry Noble’s Missed Opportunity

Jeff Straub The fall of mega-church pastor Perry Noble has stunned the evangelical world. Noble founded and pastored NewSpring Church of Anderson, SC, for 18 years. NewSpring was listed as the third largest church in the United States in 2015. Outreach Magazine reports its attendance as approaching 28,000. But in recent days, the leadership of… Continue Reading

Why I Gave Up Alcohol

Why I Gave Up Alcohol

This is well-worth reading. It begins, I am 30, I am an evangelical Christian, and I don’t drink. Not because I have a problem with alcohol abuse, although I enjoy a good sobriety story as much as the next person. My narrative is a bit more jarring, coming across to fellow liberated evangelicals as a… Continue Reading

Drinking, Cheeseburgers, and Marijuana?

Drinking, Cheeseburgers, and Marijuana?

Recently, Pastor Michael Harding of First Baptist Church of Troy, Michigan was invited to debate the issue of Christians and beverage alcohol on a Moody Radio program called Up for Debate. Mike argued the position of abstinence—while the Bible, in his opinion, does not explicitly prohibit the use of beverage alcohol, Christians should nevertheless abstain… Continue Reading