Author Archives: The Doc and The Rev

Heterosexuality or Holiness?

There’s a saying among SSA groups that goes something similar to, “We strive for holiness and not heterosexuality.” And I think that’s an excellent biblical perspective. But I’m just curious how many actually believe that and live it out. I … Continue reading

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Tempted and Tried…an excerpt

Resisting Temptation and Responding to the Accuser Russell Moore: Gospel freedom is the most important aspect of resisting temptation. Remember that Satan’s power over you is first and foremost the power of accusation and threatened death. In Christ, though, you … Continue reading

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Are you walking by the Spirit or following your flesh?

16But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. 17For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way”

Denny Burk provides some good insight into Lady Gaga’s song “Born This way” “Born This Way” is making a theological point. It contends that sexual orientation is an innate and immutable quality of the human condition—a trait that we are … Continue reading

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Contextualization of “Son of God” to Muslims

Having been on a couple of mission trips ministering to Muslims, this was an issue I encountered on the field. Here are a couple of links to articles talking about how we can be true to the Scriptures and yet remove obstacles … Continue reading

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How does the gospel conquer the sin of pornography?

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As a single guy desiring to be married (and struggling with same-sex attraction), waiting is something that can be difficult to do. However, if you truly believe that God is good and that He is in control of all situations … Continue reading

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