Comedian Roy Rogers used to say that he only knew what he read in the papers. Well, if you’ve been reading the paper lately, or the online paper, there is a decided trend against Christianity. For a few recent examples click here, here, here, and here. What are we to do? Chesterton once warned thatContinue reading “One Little Word Shall Fell Him”
Author Archives: Jason Cherry
Six Principles of Christian Fasting
NOTE: This blog post is based on teaching notes from the sermon on 4.18.21. If you would like to listen to the entire sermon, click here. First, fasting is a matter of Christian freedom The NT says little about fasting. Aside from this passage in Mark (and the parallel passages in Matthew and Luke), thereContinue reading “Six Principles of Christian Fasting”
The City Unveiled—Encouragements in Family Devotion
Somewhere a faithful Christian father leads his family in evening devotion. He looks across the room over which he presides. Before him stretches chaos.
Principles for Distancing: Or, When do I Stop Ministering to that Person?
Readers of John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress will remember when Christian and Hopeful encounter Atheist. Mockingly, Atheist says, “I laugh to see what ignorant persons you are, to take upon you so tedious a journey, and yet are like to have nothing but your Travel for your pains.”
A Game Plan for Slumped-Shouldered Christians
Since we’ve already won the victory, it’s time we started acting like it.
The Reformation: Why was it tragic?
The late church historian Jaroslav Pelikan said that the Reformation is helpfully understood as a “tragic necessity.”
The Reformation: Why was it Necessary?
If the formal cause of the Reformation was the restoration of Scriptural authority in the church (sola Scriptura), then the material cause of the Reformation was the recovery of the doctrine of justification by faith alone in Christ alone (sola fide).
The Reformation: What is it?
If you are Protestant, this is your story.
What if Christians taught the Christian Creed?
The church must remember that the only way to respect another’s creed is to have one of their own.
What is it? Explaining the Gist of Good Preaching
It is hard to swiftly and accurately explain what makes for good preaching. So, for now, it is enough to say a few brief things about it that will push Christians toward an obedient intolerance of the contemporary, trans-denominational preaching that Christians endure today.