Episode 293: Recent news report seem to indicate that the Pope is waffling and even flip flopping on the issue of homosexuality. One month he’s dogmatic about it; the next month he seems about ready to sign a papal bull welcoming them into the church; the next month he’s saying kids need both a mommy & a daddy. Today I address this flip flopping and show why we should expect this from a mere man who claims to be the head of the church.
Today in Church History: Pope Boniface VIII publishes Unam Sanctum
Question of the Day: What’s wrong with the Catholic Church?
Episode 292: So last month Pope Francis convened a two week long meeting in the Vatican concerning “family life” among Catholics. Hot topic debates were had by a number of bishops while Pope Francis engage in active listening. Tune in as I report on the fallout from that meeting here in the States and what could be in the future for the Catholic Church as a result.
Today in Church History: Gregory the Wonder Worker Dies (270)
Question of the Day: What does the Bible say about homosexuality?
Episode 291: Today’s episode wraps-up a discussion of the Scriptural principles which are informative regarding the issue of euthanasia. What is a Christian response in this conversation about euthanasia? Tune in as I unpack several principles which are instructive.
Today in Church History: Calvinists reject Arminianism at the Synod of Dort (1618)
Episode 290: In today’s episode, I continue discussing euthanasia from a Christian worldview & Biblical perspective. What are some of the arguments in favor of euthanasia? Tune in as I explain a few arguments for euthanasia and show how they fall apart when weighed against Biblical principles.
Question of the Day: How many suicides are there in the Bible?
Today in Church History: Matthew Henry begins his commentary
Episode 289: The suicide of Brittany Maynard, 29, has reignited the debate about euthanasia, or physician-assisted suicide. Does God have anything to say concerning this hot-button issue? Tune in as I begin to unpack principles from God’s Word which I believe are applicable to this discussion.
Question of the Day: What about King Saul’s suicide?
Episode 288: J.C. Ryle once wrote, “For your own soul’s sake, dare to make up your mind what you believe, and dare to have positive, distinct views of truth and error. Never, never be afraid to hold decided doctrinal opinions; and let no fear of man and no morbid dread of being thought party-spirited, narrow, or controversial, make you rest contented with a bloodless, boneless, tasteless, colourless (sic), lukewarm, undogmatic Christianity.” Today’s episode is my extended “Amen” to this quote.
Today in Church History: John Eliot arrives in Boston (1631)