Peace if possible. Truth at all costs. ~ Martin Luther

The Christian & Civil Disobedience

Well, the election is finally behind us. The re-appointment of President Obama is one thing, but receiving less attention was the fact that yesterday also saw several more states vote to recognize same sex marriages (and for the first time by a popular vote in the United States). These decisions to re-define what constitutes marriage […]

The Perfect Teacher – Part 2 [Guest Blogger]

by Kurt Michaelson “Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.” Galatians 3:24 (KJV) What the Law Reveals The Law reveals how utterly helpless humanity really is compared to the standard requirements that it contained, to live holy and righteous before God. It also reveals […]

The Perfect Teacher – Part 1 [Guest Blogger]

by Kurt Michaelson “Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.” Galatians 3:24 (KJV) Over the last five years, my eyes and ears have become ever more attentive to the absurd ways in which pastors of Christian churches have made great efforts to draw people […]

Romans 3

In the last few posts I’ve written about our urgent need to return to preaching the law of God. (Scroll down to read them). For most of the church’s 2000 year history this was the accepted norm for gospel preaching. Today, however, it seems such a radical idea that one has to defend it. Well, […]

The Perfect Law of God

In today’s church, the mere mention of the preaching of “law” incites looks of disdain and suspicion. Ever heard Christians say something like this? … “Surely to preach law makes you a legalist, and doesn’t the Bible teach against that?” “The law is Old Testament, and now that Jesus has come all of that has […]