Don’t Be a Radical

I don’t want you to be a radical. Now, that may sound like a strange statement on a blog called “A Radical for Jesus”. Especially when I have no plans of changing the blog name anytime soon. But I still Read More …

Learning to Know Our Father, Part 5: Responding to God’s Love

In our study of God’s love so far, we’ve seen that God is love, and that He doesn’t want us to be afraid of Him. We’ve seen that we need to understand His nature, including His love, in order to Read More …

Learning to Know Our Father, Part 1

Do you live in fear of God? Are you are afraid of Him—afraid to die, afraid of His judgment, afraid that you’ll make a small mis-step and be brutally disciplined?

Let me assure you: God specifically says that He does not want you to live in fear of Him. There is no need for you to live in fear and turmoil, uncertain if you can trust Him! Read More …

Bill Gothard: the Saga Continues

Yesterday, Recovering Grace posted a letter from Dr. Samuel Schultz, a member of the Institute in Basic Life Principles (IBLP) Board who had worked with the Institute since the 60’s. Schultz read the letter at a board meeting in 1980, 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 …

The Terror of the Lord

Last night, I had my last Facebook fling. I was adding a few friends, despite a hesitation in my spirit: “Don’t do that.” As I left my computer to go to bed, I felt that something was not right, as Read More …