September 22, 2017

Scoliosis of the Mind

Taigen Joos When I was a child, I was diagnosed with adolescent scoliosis. My back had a slight curvature to it, which was causing some discomfort and difficulties for me. Thankfully, my condition was not severe and was caught early so that treatment could be given. I ended up going to the chiropractor for a […]

The Gospel Coalition

Dan Greenfield FrontLine • January/February 2015 Christians need and enjoy fellowship for mutual encouragement and effort for the cause of Christ. The most basic and essential institution for Christian fellowship is the local church. Sometimes believers, churches, and Christian ministries join together in associations, formal fellowships, or organized denominational structures. When considering a formal, organized […]

That Which is Accursed

We are posting a series of messages preached by Dr. David Innes of Hamilton Square Baptist Church in San Francisco under the theme “What Is Fundamentalism?” In this message, Dr. Innes searches the Scriptures for a complete understanding of the term “accursed” used in Gal 1. The concept intensifies the obligation the believer has when […]

How to Apply the Bible to Entertainment Choices Today

Brian Hand FrontLine • January/February 2014 Entertainment is not our enemy, but our Enemy employs entertainment effectively.[1] Pretending, as some Christians do, that the Enemy is either incapable or unwilling to use entertainment to accomplish his agenda is naïve at best. It may amount to a spiritual dereliction of duty. But how can we navigate […]

Victory over Sin

George Stiekes Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin. And the servant abideth not in the house forever: but the Son abideth forever. If the Son therefore shall make you free ye shall be free indeed. John 8:34-36 Sin enslaves people for two reasons: 1) […]

Sunday school vs. Small Groups

Don Johnson A recent blog opened with this shocking statement (shocking to some, at least): This fall we are going to do something that will seem crazy to many. We are going from a small group model to a Sunday school model (under a different name). Most church growth material over the past 20 years […]

Biblical Commands of Love and Unity – Part 2

We are posting a series of messages preached by Dr. David Innes of Hamilton Square Baptist Church in San Francisco under the theme “What Is Fundamentalism?” This week, Dr. Innes continues to emphasize the counterbalance to separation, Christian unity. Fundamentalists are known for separation, but separation must be held in tension with the biblical commands […]

The FBFI statement on the Nashville Statement

Kevin Schaal On Tuesday, August 29, the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood released the Nashville Statement publicly identifying and proclaiming the basic tenets of biblical sexuality. While the FBFI has no particular connection with this organization, we would agree with the 14 articles of the Nashville Statement both in substance and tone. They reflect […]

FrontLine Jul/Aug 2017: Excerpts

To whet your appetite for our latest issue, we offer here some excerpts from several of the articles in this issue. Proclaim and Defend Don Johnson So when we say “proclaim,” we mean to edify, but we mean to edify with a purpose. We want spiritual strength to come from that feeding. We want those […]

FrontLine Jul/Aug 2017: Proclaim and Defend

July/August 2017 | VOLUME 27 | NUMBER 4 Our theme for this issue of FrontLine starts with the words “Proclaim and Defend.” These words are the name of the FBFI blog ( and sum up the purpose of FBFI. We intend to faithfully proclaim God’s truth to saints and sinners alike and to defend God’s […]