Gingrich taps California pastor to head Renewing American Leadership

“I want the biblical truth that is coming via Renewing American Leadership to be a natural outflow of biblical proclamation from the pulpit,” Garlow said. California pastor Jim Garlow—a champion of Proposition 8 (Calif. marriage amendment) and who has become a national spokesman in support of biblical values—has been tapped by former House Speaker Newt... Continue Reading

UPDATED 4-1 John Piper has invited Rick Warren to speak at the Desiring God National Conference 2010

“I invited him because I want to find out what makes him tick!” Updated 4-1: Today’s Desiring God blog contains links to the audio of a recent talk John Piper had with members of his church that dealt with the question of the Rick Warren inviation, and also a link to a YouTube video on... Continue Reading

Former atheist Anne Rice joins “I am Second” movement

“You can’t save yourself through art. You can’t save yourself through music. You can’t do it through travel. You can’t do it through wealth,” Rice shares. “All your attempts at saving and transcending through other means will ultimately fail.” Long before the “Twilight” craze, author Anne Rice brought vampires into the literary forefront with her... Continue Reading

Ligonier West Coast Conference Sorts True Gospel from ‘Gimmickry’

Editor: R. C. Sproul, John MacArthur, Michael Horton, and Peter Jones joined forces to call for doctrinal preaching, said Joel Osteen has no Biblical understanding of God or man, and that was in the first two messages. Evangelical theologians expressed concern at a recent conference that fewer churches in America seem to be preaching the... Continue Reading

Letter sent to Missouri Presbytery (PCA) reporting a member who may hold erroneous Federal Vision views

“…our General Assembly passed its own study report in which it reminded the Presbyteries of the PCA “that it is their duty ‘to exercise care over those subject to their authority’ and ‘to condemn erroneous opinions which injure the purity or peace of the Church’” On March 22nd a letter, signed by 29 individuals representing... Continue Reading

John Piper explains reasons he will take 8 months leave of absence

The following is a full extract from the Desiring God blog, containing the letter John Piper wrote to his congregation and released on March 28. As you may have already heard in the sermon from March 17-18, the elders graciously approved on March 22 a leave of absence that will take me away from Bethlehem... Continue Reading

Letter of Concern sent to Missouri Presbytery

Letter of March 22, 2010 to Clerk of Missouri Presbytery, with references TE David R. Stain, Clerk Missouri Presbytery of the PCA 1008 Balsawood Dr. High Ridge, MO 63049 Fathers & Brothers, Greetings in Christ. In the past, you have sought to deal carefully with the issues of Federal Vision theology through your Presbytery’s study... Continue Reading

Speakers and Schedule Announced for Gospel Revolution: Rediscovering the Power of the Cross

Tullian Tchividjian, Elliot Greene, and Paul Tripp lead a top-notch set of speakers for the 2010 Conference of the Association of Biblical Counselors starting May 20, 2010 in Fort Worth, Texas. An experience designed for both the young and old of our culture and those who lead them. The Gospel Revolution: Rediscovering the Power of... Continue Reading

EPC Minister in New Orleans Receives US Marshals Service Director’s “Citizen of the Year “Award

In the summer of 2009 the US Marshals Service conducted a weeklong summer program as part of TCC’s six week summer day camp. The curriculum was the Gang Resistance Education and Training (GREAT) program. New Orleans community leader Kevin Brown was awarded the United States Marshals Service Director’s Citizen of the Year Award. This award... Continue Reading

Who is the American slated to face trial in North Korea?

Colleagues at the school where he taught in Pocheon, a small city northeast of Seoul, have described him as “evangelical,” so much so that he went into Seoul regularly for services at a church there. Details are emerging about Aijalon Mahli Gomes, the American who will face trial in North Korea after having crossed into... Continue Reading