Articles Posted in the " Protestant " Category

  • Top 7 Reasons Why I’m Not Pentecostal-Charismatic

    Top 7 Reasons Why I’m Not Pentecostal-Charismatic

    “They weren’t satisfied with the sufficiency of God’s Holy Word, the Holy sacraments as instituted by Christ, and the decent and orderly piety as instituted by the apostles… The modern renewal of the early Anabaptists, the Charismatic and Pentecostal movements, seek to reproduce apostolic phenomena.” ~ R. Scott Clark





  • “Multi-Site Churches Are from the Devil”

    “Multi-Site Churches Are from the Devil”

    the New Testament knows nothing of multi-site congregations, but only of congregations in the fullest sense (led by pastors, elders, and deacons). These congregations are not independent, but they are also not hierarchically governed even by one pastor on-site, but by pastors and elders together. And each of these local churches is accountable not hierarchically to the pastor-bishop of another church, but mutually and covenantally to each other.


  • A Tale of Two Creeds

    A Tale of Two Creeds

    One, the creed of Your Best Life Now of the Damnable Prosperity Heretics. The other, the ancient creed of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic church.


  • The Surprising Origins of the Thanksgiving Hymn

    Its mention of God makes it verboten in schools today. But not too many years ago this was the season when teachers would lead their students in the great ecumenical Thanksgiving hymn, “We Gather Together to Ask the Lord’s Blessing.” It’s a singable melody, and the stirring lyrics speak directly of the Pilgrims’ experience in overcoming religious persecution.


  • Evangelicals and Protestants Together for the Gospel

    “After 1520 an evangelical was a person who was committed to the sufficiency of scripture, the priesthood of all believers, the total lostness of humans, the sole mediation of Christ, the gracious efficacy and finality of God’s redemptive work in Christ through election, propitiation, calling and keeping.”



  • Calvin 500 Symposium in the Philippines

    Calvin 500 Symposium in the Philippines

    Presbyterian Theological Seminary is holding a symposium to commemorate the 500th Birthday Anniversary of John Calvin (1509-1564) on October 9-10, 2009. I have been invited to speak in one of the group sessions in the afternoon of the second day on the topic “Calvin and the Reformation of Worship.”