Tongues: What Is It and Is It Available Today?

The gift of tongues is, quite possibly, the most misunderstood of the apostolic gifts in scripture. The general impression in the church today is that the gift of tongues is the ability to speak unintelligible ecstatic utterances that are incomprehensible to those listening. Typically, proponents will characterize this as a ‘private prayer language’, ‘angelic language’ … Continue reading Tongues: What Is It and Is It Available Today?

Does Anyone Have the Gift of Healing Today?

If members of the Charismatic movement are to be believed, there are those walking among us who are gifted by the Holy Spirit with the ability to heal various maladies, diseases, and injuries. Christians from denominations dating before 1960 have been skeptical of these claims, however. Unsurprisingly, this has engendered some small degree of controversy. … Continue reading Does Anyone Have the Gift of Healing Today?

Confessing Our Sins Against Plants is not Enough (SATIRE)

Union Theological Seminary recently had students confess their sins against plants. This is an admirable step towards environmental justice, but it is not enough. Although I’m sure they mean well, the hopelessly unwoke staff of Union have callously forgotten one of God’s most abused creations: dirt. Dirt is no less created by God than people, … Continue reading Confessing Our Sins Against Plants is not Enough (SATIRE)

Jesus Never Said Not To Judge.

Judge not. It’s become the anthem of liberal ‘Christianity’, and the excuse to accept anything and everything into their ‘churches’. More concerning than the fatuous pieties of heretics, this idea that Christians shouldn’t judge anyone or anything has crept into the actual church. It’s easy to see why; not judging sounds nice. Furthermore, He does … Continue reading Jesus Never Said Not To Judge.