There is an unwritten rule that applies to the public – all are required to perform perfunctory displays of sorrow or outrage over some well-publicized incident in order to show solidarity for the sake of sanctimony. Stated differently: when a tragedy occurs, everyone (most especially personalities) must somehow demonstrate to others how virtuous they themselves are. The same wretched act has once again played itself out after the conflagration of one of the Western world’s oldest cathedrals.Continue reading
Commenting on the Hank Hanegraaff controversy a few days ago, I wrote the following:
Part of the effort [of the Catholic and Orthodox church] has been to use seditious propaganda against Christians, including the promotion of the idea that the Evangelical church is replete with heretics and ignoramuses and that Catholicism, primarily, and its offspring religions (Anglicanism, Episcopalism, Lutheranism, Eastern Orthodox, etc.) offer a more robust, sincere and purer version of Christianity.
(It must also be highlighted that many are desiring to participate in purely external religious experiences, complete with rituals and rites, but devoid of any commitment to Christ and his Gospel which false religions like Catholicism and its offshoots offer.)
I don’t desire to sound haughty…but “I told you so”. Continue reading
The Internet has been ablaze with the news that Hank Hanegraaff, also known as the “Bible Answer Man”, has been confirmed to be a newly minted member of the Eastern Orthodox Church. I don’t desire to come across as arrogant, but the development hasn’t surprised me much – and such news doesn’t surprise Biblical Christians much either. I’ll explain why. Continue reading