Category Archives: History

When a Volcano Erupts

When a volcano erupts, it is impossible to put the explosion back into the mountain. You either run from the explosion or it consumes you. We wrote here in both 2012 and 2013 of the avalanche of homosexuality upon the Christian Church … Continue reading

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The Fire that Fueled the Reformation

In commemoration of Reformation Day, October 31, 1517, the day on which Martin Luther nailed to the church door his 95 complaints against the Roman Catholic Church, comes this short, but relevant article: http://www.tms.edu/preachersandpreaching/the-fire-that-fueled-the-reformation/

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The Reformation Relics

Being a reader of church history it has been fascinating to observe all the references to the Reformation on our current trip …. Click here to read more: The Reformation Relics by Pieter Stok

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Westminster Confession 25:6

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We Need Christ

Martin Luther (1483-1546) strongly challenged the church of his day over un-biblical practices like forgiving sins for financial contributions or the veneration of artifacts, that were drastically clouding over the Good News. It’s recorded that Luther’s spiritual father at the time pleaded … Continue reading

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The Holiness of God

There are those today who call themselves Christians and see little or no difference between the child of God and the child of the Devil (John 8:44, 47); believing that all people reflect God in their lives. The Holy God … Continue reading

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Converted to Christ or the Church

Today Christians no longer address unbelievers as “heathens,” “pagans,” “unregenerate,” “unsaved,” “reprobate,” or “sinners.” Instead, we kindly refer to them as “unchurched”, as if the Church is the unbeliever’s great need. The Church cannot die to redeem a life dead … Continue reading

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The Gospel

Paul begins his “Gospel” of Romans with man’s sinfulness. Read Romans 1 and 2. Without a divine revelation of man’s utter and total sinfulness, there is no need for the righteousness that comes only from God. Without a consideration of … Continue reading

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Loving God AND Your Country

This article on Loving God AND Your Country is well written and thought provoking. What does it mean to “love your country”?  How does loving your country fit within a Christian context?  Particularly challenging for American Christians.   http://www.reformation21.org/articles/loving-god-and-your-country.php

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Is It Time For Another Reformation?

Originally posted on Travels from Ur:
St Peter’s Rome Recently an old friend from the Catholic tradition commented on a poem I had written about the importance of acknowledging those, from the past, who had paved the way for us.…

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