Today on the podcast, Dr. Jones and the crew discuss the upcoming conference in October 7-9, 2016, “The Two Loves: A Biblical Responses to ‘Gay Christianity’,” featuring in particular two leading experts in the field, Dr. Michael Brown and Dr. Rosaria Butterfield. We hope to show that the stakes for the church go far beyond the rightful concern for the practical issues of living in a paganized culture, for the preservation of free speech rights, and for the pastoral care of individual suffering homosexuals who deserve Christian love. We must go deeper, to identify the prior ideological ways of thinking, either the pagan worship of nature or the Twoist beauty of God’s good creation. These notions go to the very definition of existence which is what Scripture brings to the world. Without seeking to make homosexuals feel guilty, we must show the implications of our Christian message for purity, holiness and the radical transformation made possible by the Twoist Gospel. We intend to show that those powerful, positive elements will be lost if pagan-inspired “Gay Christianity” becomes a defining element of Christian practice.
What the PCA Study Committee Did Not Study.by Dr. Peter Jones | June 16, 2020
Our silence in this area could be seen as defeatist or as a fearful withdrawal from engagement with unbelievers on the one volatile subject (LGBT+ issues) that daily overwhelms the news media and leads many institutions, both legal and cultural, to deny Christian citizens the right to free speech and to responsible action.
Is It Really About Race?by Dr. Peter Jones | June 12, 2020
I will never forget the revulsive, heart-wrenching image of George Floyd’s face and neck crushed into the pavement and the coldly passive face of the white cop who refused to let him up in spite of his gasping cries for mercy. The whole world, whatever its ethnicity or nationality, is outraged. Because it was a […]
SALVATION BY EXTINCTION: MINDFULNESS MEDITATIONby Pam Frost | June 5, 2020
Since the 1970s, Mindfulness Meditation has been promoted as a therapeutic technique to treat PTSD, stress, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and pain. Used by Fortune 500 companies, medical clinics, hospitals, the military, and prisons, it has become a billion dollar-a-year industry. Attributed with the power to transform anxiety, negative thinking and behavior into peace, compassion, and […]
A Historical Perspective on Paganismby Joshua Gielow | June 5, 2020
Join us today for part 5 of this classic teaching series from Dr. Peter Jones. A Historical Perspective on Paganism surveys early Greek Western culture migrating to the East and syncretizing with many of the religions and gods and goddesses. This is crucial in understanding what makes the historical Christian faith stand apart from all […]