Unleash Bad Voddie

This is not a new video, but Voddie Baucham talk never goes out of style. And this might as well be ripped from today’s headlines anyway:

“Failure is Not a Virtue”

One of the big themes of evangelical Christianity during my lifetime has been the rejection of “legalism.” But the rejection has been so complete that maybe we’ve swung too far in the other direction. “These days,” says Jen Wilkin on The Gospel Coalition, “obedience has gotten a bad name“: As a response to this skewed view of Law, some have More …

What Happens to People Who Never Hear the Gospel?

John Piper tackles an oldie but a goodie in the form of a question from a 12-year-old girl: What happens to people who die without ever hearing about Jesus? The main passage in the Bible that talks about this is Romans 1:18–23. Here is what it says. Then I’ll make a comment or two.  For the wrath of God is More …

Street Preachers

The Gospel.com blog has a post about the good, old-fashioned, bullhorn wielding street preacher: This method of spreading the Gospel doesn’t sit well with me. It’s always awkward and always uncomfortable. I find it rather telling that whenever I encounter someone like this the only people giving them serious attention are other Christians. Christians who are desperately attempting to ascertain More …