Category: Church

evangelicals-civil-rights

Are Religious Liberty Restrictions God’s Judgment on Racism?

“I gave you cleanness of teeth in all your cities, and lack of bread in all your places, yet you did not return to me,” declares the LORD. – Amos 4:6 I did a number of medical school rotations in...

/ August 15, 2016
church-ecclesiology-questions-evangelicals

Minich and Leeman Joint Statement on Ecclesiology

Here’s a brief statement from Joseph and Jonathan to wrap up our ecclesiology series here. Previous posts:

/ July 11, 2016
church-ecclesiology-questions-evangelicals

3 Ecclesiology Questions Protestant Evangelicals Must Answer

After publishing nearly 13,000 words on ecclesiology this month (plus some spirited debate in the comments on Dr. Leeman’s response), I wanted to draw together what seem to me to be the three main strands of the debate between Minich and...

/ July 11, 2016
book-reviews

Jonathan Leeman Responds to Our “Political Church” Review

Other posts in the series: Part 1 of Minich’s Review Part 2 of Minich’s Review 3 Ecclesiology Questions Joint Statements A few weeks ago we ran a two-part review of Jonathan Leeman’s new book Political Church. We are now giving Dr. Leeman...

/ June 27, 2016
book-reviews

Reviewing Jonathan Leeman’s “Political Church” Pt. 2

Other posts in the series: Part 1 of Minich’s Review Leeman’s Response 3 Ecclesiology Questions Joint Statements Here is part two of Joseph Minich’s review of Political Church by Jonathan Leeman. I will not say any more lest multiple friends mock me...

/ June 15, 2016
book-reviews

Reviewing Jonathan Leeman’s “Political Church” Pt 1

Other Posts in the Series: Part 2 of Minich’s Review Leeman’s Response 3 Ecclesiology Questions Joint Statements A few months ago I asked my friend Joseph Minich if he’d be kind enough to review Jonathan Leeman’s Political Church for us. He...

/ June 13, 2016
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Purity, Ecclesiology, and the Benedict Option

It took longer than I expected it would, but we now have our first article calling for a specifically Baptist take on Rod Dreher’s Benedict Option. The piece, by Union University’s Nathan Finn, argues that a uniquely Baptist twist on...

/ April 4, 2016
donald-trump-rally

Of Jayber Crow and Donald Trump

In his novel Jayber Crow Wendell Berry raises the question of how a person can love and give themselves to something that is dying. Throughout the novel, Crow, the book’s protagonist, reflects on his life in Port William, a small Kentucky...

/ March 7, 2016
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On Loving and Hating Places

There are a few more things that need to be said as we wrap up this week’s Crump-related fun. (And no, I did not watch last night’s debate so do not ask me about it. I was busy playing Football...

/ January 15, 2016
richard-hooker-companion-review

Evangelicals need to read Richard Hooker.

I’m pleased to host this excellent interview between Mere Fidelity contributor Alastair Roberts and my friend Dr. Brad Littlejohn. Dr. Littlejohn, who did his doctoral work at Edinburgh with Mere O favorite Oliver O’Donovan, has just published a popular level...

/ November 9, 2015