What is a Meek and Quiet Spirit?

A woman with a “meek and quiet” spirit can be the adventurous type, or the type that’s not afraid to speak in front of a thousand people. Actually, a meek and quiet spirit would help her to do so without freaking out.

I know, that might sound like a 180 degree shift from your picture of a “meek and quiet spirit”. It’s time to reprogram. Read More …

Of Zombies, Hearing God, Paul Emerson, and Anabaptist Eyeglasses

Last week, I wrote probably the most controversial thing I’ve ever written. I told the story of visiting a church, and realizing that the pastor was preaching a dead sermon. I said that he was a zombie—a walking dead man—and Read More …

Report: Live Man Goes to Zombie Church, and Learns a Lesson

As the pastor preached his sermon, I felt as though something was wrong. But I couldn’t pinpoint it. For the most part, everything he said was accurate, nothing that I could say was heresy or falsehood. And yet, the pastor seemed to be going on and on without really saying anything.

And then God showed me the answer: he was a zombie preacher. Read More …

So What’s Wrong with Conservatism?

One of my last articles was a definition of conservatism. I received some heat for that article on social media. Well, if you didn’t like that article, I’m going to warn you up front that this article is likely to Read More …

“The Voice of Papa is the Voice of God”, Part 2: Pastors

In the first part of this series, we looked at how Bill Gothard taught that “the voice of Papa is the voice of God”—that God communicated His will to those under authority via their authorities. In the first article, we Read More …

Ignore the Commands of Men

Titus 1:12-14 One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies. 13 This witness is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith; 14 Not Read More …

Doug Phillips, Vision Forum, and the Bigger Picture: A Must Read

In light of Doug Phillips’ resignation from Vision Forum Ministries and the closing of Vision Forum Ministries, I believe my Dad’s latest article at Biblical Research Reports is a “must read” for everyone. This is not merely about Doug Phillips. Read More …