Feinberg, Skepticism, and My Journey

This year, I read the two main sections of John S. Feinberg's book Can You Believe It's True?. It has actually been very helpful for me personally. He has well defended Christianity against both postmodern and modern skeptics. As a rebuttal to postmoderns, he defended the correspondence theory of truth and the possibility of a … Continue reading Feinberg, Skepticism, and My Journey

Don’t Skip Church in the Summer–Or During the School Year!

One local church in my area advertised a "launch Sunday" for the first Sunday after the start of the school year. This betrays an acceptance of a worldly attitude toward summer. God wants us to pursue holiness always, and that includes attending your local church. We need the church all year round. If we have neglected church this summer, we need to repent (Rev. 2:5a).

Brief Thoughts on “Ancient Wine and the Bible” by David Brumbelow

I offer some brief comments on the book Ancient Wine and the Bible by David Brumbelow and how it has helped me in thinking through the issues around abstience. It shows that we should not assume that wine in the Bible is always alcoholic, but that rather we should let the historical context and the Biblical context inform how we understand references to wine.