On any given morning nearly anywhere in America, it is usual see Jehovah’s Witnesses canvassing the neighborhood . I often see Mormon Missionaries as well. Though both of these groups are (rightly) classified as false religions they are particularly bothersome in that they view themselves as being within the stream of historic Christianity. That is […]Read More Mormons, Masons, JW’s and the Reformation
A few years back family and I had an opportunity to visit some friends in New Mexico. We love to travel and when we do we often stay in motels and then do something we are not able to do at home; watch network television. So one Thursday evening found us in Santa Fe, New […]Read More The Repentance Party
When talking about (or decrying) things like “religious formalism”, it is important to define what we mean by the phrase. A good place to start is by considering what we do not mean, or what we cannot mean. First, let us look at “religion”. In this essay, the words “religion” and “Christianity” are synonymous. Formalism […]Read More Formalism
Probably more than any other religion Christianity, and Christians, enjoy debate and argument, and often debate and argue about the basics of the faith. Take for instance the sacraments and among Protestants and even Anglicans especially one in particular: Baptism. Questions on the topic abound, but as I think about the subject most, if not […]Read More Who Baptized You?