Abraham Piper and Questioning Hell

Abraham Piper is the son of one of the more famous Evangelical Pastors and scholarly writers, Calvinist John Piper.  Pastor Piper has been popular at Wheaton College, his alma mater, for his stimulating writing and preaching on loving and enjoying …

Passion for Israel

When the Reformation encouraged people to read the Bible in context, rather than through received tradition and allegorical approaches, several Reformers discovered the Biblical teaching on the election of the Jewish people, the nation of Israel.  We see the beginnings …

Apostolic Ministry and Authority

My new book Apostolic Ministry and Authority addresses the role of apostles today and responds to the ongoing controversy on this issue.  It answers the question on whether or not the teaching of the Bible would lead us to expect …

Blindness and the Direction of Western Culture 

I have been grieved at the direction of Western Culture and the acceleration of the deterioration I am now seeing in the United States.  These struggles are also part of Israel.  When I was a young philosophy student at Wheaton …

Near Death Experiences: Resurrections 

The last issue of the Jerusalem Post Weekend Supplement there was a full spread on near death experiences with a minor theme on those who experience realms beyond this life.  It also touched on reincarnation and the memory of past …

The Woke Radical Left Creed

The woke radical left is having an influence we would have never dreamed even a few years ago.  It was only recently in Obama’s first term that he said he did not support gay marriage.  The radical woke left views …

Luke-Acts, Where I Most Live in the Bible 

My favorite part of the Bible is the Luke-Acts compendium of Luke, the travel companion of Paul.  As a skeptic some years back (1967-1970) I was intrigued by the statement of the great apologist and Fuller Theological Seminary President, Dr. …