March 28, 2017

What’s an Evangelical to Do? (8)

Mark Minnick FrontLine • March/April 2009 Part 1 ♦ Part 2 ♦ Part 3 ♦ Part 4 ♦ Part 5 ♦ Part 6 ♦ Part 7 To recap, Part 7, posted yesterday, covers Dr. Minnick’s discussion of Romans 16:17 and 2 Corinthians 6:14–7:1. He continues in today’s post with further discussion from 2 John and […]

What’s an Evangelical to Do? (7)

Mark Minnick FrontLine • March/April 2009 Part 1 ♦ Part 2 ♦ Part 3 ♦ Part 4 ♦ Part 5 ♦ Part 6 This is the last of four columns [broken into six Proclaim & Defend posts, see links above] addressing the problem of theological confusion within Evangelicalism. That it is reaching an epidemic level […]

What’s an Evangelical to Do? (6)

Mark Minnick FrontLine • November/December 2008 Part 1 ♦ Part 2 ♦ Part 3 ♦ Part 4 ♦ Part 5 Resurrecting the Question: Two previous columns [broken into four Proclaim & Defend posts, see links above] in this series raised the issue of how Evangelicals should respond to unorthodox men within evangelical ministries. Admittedly, Jesus […]

What’s an Evangelical to Do? (5)

Mark Minnick FrontLine • November/December 2008 Part 1 ♦ Part 2 ♦ Part 3 ♦ Part 4 Resurrecting the Question: Two previous columns [broken into four Proclaim & Defend posts, see links above] in this series raised the issue of how Evangelicals should respond to unorthodox men within evangelical ministries. Admittedly, Jesus warned His followers […]

What’s an Evangelical to Do? (4)

Mark Minnick FrontLine • September/October 2008 Part 1 ♦ Part 2 ♦ Part 3 Part 3 established the fact of false teachers and showed how they can appear to be orthodox, yet their reality can’t be denied. Part 3 closed with this question: But practically speaking, how are we to detect him? Back to the […]

What’s an Evangelical to Do? (3)

Mark Minnick FrontLine • September/October 2008 Part 1 ♦ Part 2 Resurrecting the Question The last week’s column began discussing a persistent problem confronting conservative Evangelicals: How should they to respond to unorthodox “Evangelicals”? A case in point is their position toward British theologian N. T. Wright. Wright insists that almost all Christians for the […]

What’s an Evangelical to Do? (2)

Mark Minnick Yesterday we ran part 1 of this article. It closed with these words: There are some counterfeits that you can’t detect over lunch, but you can when you hear them preach or if you spend a little time circulating inside their ministries. But from the passage it appears that there’s also a kind […]

What’s an Evangelical to Do? (1)

Mark Minnick In 1989 the National Association of Evangelicals, together with Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, sponsored a four-day conference for over 650 Evangelical scholars, pastors, and leaders. The purpose was to discuss which truths of the historic Christian faith that a person must affirm in order to be termed an “Evangelical.” Plenary speakers and respondents […]

Straight Cuts: “The Just Shall Live by Faith” (Habakkuk 2:4b)

Mike Harding This inspired text penned by the ancient prophet Habakkuk is quoted three times by two NT authors. In the NT, the prophet’s profound utterance comprises the “soul of Pauline theology.”[1] Boice comments, “This is a great text. It could even be called the great text of the Bible. To understand it is to […]

Straight Cuts: Just How Friendly Should We Be? (Proverbs 18:24)

Randy Jaeggli Perhaps you have had an experience like mine. I listened as the preacher announced his text and read Proverbs 18:24 from the Authorized Version: “A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.” The ensuing message stressed the necessity of the believer […]