[This sermon from Jude’s letter was preached at Christ Church, Paarl on 5 July 2015.] There is a sense of urgency in this letter of Jude. It is evident from his language that there is a real threat to the Church and the believers. He describes this threat as certain people, emerging from within the […]
In a previous article, I posted an introduction by Dr. Dana to the book of David A. Wallace,1 in which Wallace investigated the New England Theology as it developed during the latter part of the 18th and first half of the 19th centuries. This introduction is well worth reading. What follows is some conclusive remarks from Wallace after […]
With all the downgrading of doctrine in the Christian World, we need to know why we hold to certain beliefs and how it impacts our lives.
Doctrine should never be alienated from practical living. Probably the biggest accusation from the camp that are pushing for an experience first approach, is that doctrine is something that the academics like to play around with and has no practical implications for life. This is so far from the truth when looking at how the […]
One of the major aspects of the modern-day religious culture, is the defiance of the concept of “absolute truth”. The result is a loss of focus on doctrine.