Where’s the Plumbline?

Watching, hearing and reading some of the present debates going on in the church at large, and the evangelical church in particular, one's beginning to wonder is there a plumbline anymore, or more particularly, is Scripture the only sure basis for faith and conduct. It's interesting to note that some are saying the plumbline is … Continue reading Where’s the Plumbline?

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Essential Goodness or Total Depravity?

Sin, not a word or a subject we are comfortable with - we'd rather talk about love and grace. We'd rather be affirmed than convicted. Patted on the backed rather than challenged and corrected. Following my last post re Steve Chalke's article in Christianity calling for a new understanding among Christians with regard to homosexual … Continue reading Essential Goodness or Total Depravity?

A Conversation or Authoritative Word?

Last week Steve Chalke a British Evangelical came out in favour of giving God's blessing to homosexual relationships. There were a few problems with his arguments.... 1. He referred to his pastoral concerns being a guiding influence. I understand these concerns, but the reality is that this amounts to nothing more than deciding what's right … Continue reading A Conversation or Authoritative Word?