October 16, 2018

The Christian and Mental Illness III: Is Mental Illness Demonic or the Result of Sin?

Is the Christian view of mental illness to categorize mental illness as the activity of demons and/or the result of sin? This question really goes past a discussion of mental illness into questions of Biblical interpretation … [Continue reading...]

The Christian and Mental Illness II: Is There Such A Thing As Mental Illness?

Because the Bible is authoritative in Christianity, it is often difficult to come to terms with forms of knowledge that ignore the Bible, and especially difficult to deal with systems of knowledge that threaten to transcend or … [Continue reading...]

The Christian and Mental Illness I: Beginning Questions

Several times a week, I have to read folders containing psychological evaluations of prospective students. They are often quite daunting and detailed. The stories range from ordinary to nightmarish and disturbing. I must read and … [Continue reading...]

A Pope Calvinists Can Admire and Pray For

BHT reader Bob Myers sent me the text to this article from Banner of Truth Magazine. It is by Westminster West professor Peter Jones, and recalls a meeting some years ago with a certain Vatican Cardinal named Joseph Ratzinger. IM … [Continue reading...]

Entrusted With The Remains: A Prayer For The Church Of The Present

Sitting about a foot away from me, next to my desk, is a green suitcase containing 22 small notebooks, each one full of pages of handwritten notes. The notes are my childhood pastor's sermon notes; notes spanning more than 30 … [Continue reading...]

The Book I’ve Been Waiting For: Ryken’s Bible Handbook

I've been teaching the Bible to high school students for 13 years, and hope to do so for many more. In that time, I've been looking for a particular resource, and I've never found it...until now. Ryken's Bible Handbook has … [Continue reading...]

The Incarnation In Reverse: Van Til Live!!

*Music Up....swells....Voice Over* It's VAN TIL LIVE! The Internet Monk Radio Network Presents The BHT's Magic Tail-Chasing Dog, Van Til, in Hippy-Emergent Christianity's Favorite Interview and Entertainment program.....VAN TIL … [Continue reading...]

What will be the response to Paul Proctor?

Adrian Rogers, longtime pastor, preacher and denominational leader in the SBC, passed away today. A faithful Gospel warrior, he fought the good fight. But according to Paul Proctor, another deceased Southern Baptist pastor, … [Continue reading...]

The Sexual C.S. Lewis

Get Religion covers the latest fad in Lewisania: speculation that a young Lewis had premarital sex with his longtime housemate, Mrs. Moore. (yawn.) London newspapers have been teasing this stuff for a week and now the New York … [Continue reading...]

The “Look At Me!” Offering: Trying To Hear What Jesus Says About Public Compassion

I miss the old days. If I'm saying that, you know that the birthdays are piling up, right? But I do. I miss the old days. What old days? The old days when you weren't obligated to tell everyone how much you cared, how much you … [Continue reading...]