Foundational Commitments Recently, I preached a conference session detailing how the sufficiency of Scripture impacts the public square (which you can find here). This particular topic has been a matter of some debate for the last several years culminating in a wide diversity of conversations over subjects like COVID shutdowns, abortion, the duty of governing authorities, … [Read more...] about Thinking Biblically About The Public Square
the great commission
Context . . . Context . . . And More Context The primary theme of this blog is to proclaim the authoritative Word of Christ in all of life for His glory as our King. Hence the name, “The Christian Manifesto” because a manifesto is a sovereign declaration by a king, which is what we are seeking to proclaim by rightly declaring the truth of His Word. Integral to this mission … [Read more...] about The Old Testament Background of The Great Commission
The Language of Progressivism No doubt any individual involved in paying close attention to cultural, political, and theological affairs understands the importance of words. Just as a glancing illustration, if you are pro-abortion, for the LGBTQ agenda, and adamantly work for the “social justice” movement, then you would be labeled a “progressive” in the eyes of the popular … [Read more...] about Progress Towards What?
Looking At The Text Many times Christians ask questions seeking to understand areas such as the mission of the church, what Christ has called us to do on this earth, and how we are called to interact with unbelievers. Central to this line of questioning is the teaching found in the Great Commission. Seemingly, it is most common in our current day to go to Matthew 28:18-20 … [Read more...] about Thinking Biblically About The Great Commission