A Look at Mark Dever’s Newest Book – Discipling: How to Help Others Follow Jesus

A look at the newest book by Mark Dever called “Discipling: How to Help Others Follow Jesus.” This looks at the problems contained in one chapter summary that was published at The Gospel Coalition. Mark Dever’s newest work has some deep concerns. I read this chapter and reflected on it in the context of issues in Capitol Hill Baptist Church and also the ongoing issues between Mark Dever and embattled C.J. Mahaney. I hope this will give people pause before they purchase this book from Crossway or elsewhere.  Continue reading

The Anti-Vaccination Movement, Much Like Polio, Needs to be Erradicated; Plus the Center for Inquiry Confronts this Dangerous Faction

This is a look at the anti-vaccination movement and disgraced British doctor Andrew Wakefield, and anti-vaccine advocate Robert F Kennedy Jr.  This also looks at the history of the vaccine which is one of the most important inventions of western medicine. Plus this looks at the Center for Inquiry (CFI), a well known and established secular humanist  organization pushing back and challenging  the anti-vaccination movement. The CFI which merged with the Richard Dawkins Foundation has done some incredible work in challenging this fringe movement.  Continue reading

Guest Post: Closet Atheist’s Boyfriend’s De-conversion Story

This is another de-conversion story by a college student where I believe he explains his journey into atheism. I ran a related post back in March and have been meaning to get this one published. If you are an atheist, agnostic or skeptic and would like to explain your story of why or how you left the Christian faith, I would be honored to give you a platform.  Continue reading

First Free Church in Onalaska, Wisconsin Wants You to Share Your Story: Here is Mine, From Mormonism to a Brush with Jordan Kauflin’s Redeemer Arlington and Sovereign Grace

First Free Church which is led by Shane Holden in Onalaska, Wisconsin has a feature on their webpage. They are asking you to tell your story. I have agreed and that is what this post is about. This is my condensed story which shows my history, my exploration of Mormonism in college, time in Crusade, the Evangelical Free, a Third Wave church outside Milwaukee and the dark season of being unsuccessfully recruited to a Sovereign Grace church plant and the false accusation I endured. Part of my story is learning why rape and sexual assault is a problem in the military from an Air Force officer who drunk the John Piper, and Mark Driscoll Kool-Aid. The story played on into my Mom’s illness which resulted in her death.  Continue reading