No Doctrinal Changes Coming Soon

Many of us on the outside of Churches of God Pod politics believe that all of the denominations that have been spawned by the breakup of the original WCG, including the parent organization itself, are in need of significant doctrinal reform. It isn’t going to happen...

Idealism vs Realpolitik

I think it is interesting to note that almost no one is with us in this war, despite the incredible evil of Saddam Hussein. Granted,some 30 or 40 nations have said that they are with us, but only three — the US, the UK and Australia — are doing the actual...

What’s The Point of Blogging

  Not long ago, my friend Earl gave me a book on blogging. It was called, understandably, Blog, and it was written by a blogger par excellence named Hugh Hewitt. Hewitt is a successful conservative talk show host, and a teacher of Constitutional Law at Chapman...

The Bible and the Life We’re Supposed to Live

In our time, it’s becoming ever more difficult to know how to be an authentic, Bible-advised, Christian. Just about every aspect of the Christian faith is under attack by someone. Satan is launching broadside after broadside against the Church. As the Church continues...

The High Cost of False Witness

“You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor”Exodus 20:16 In our post-Christian times, bearing false witness is becoming all too commonplace – and the cost is very high. Let’s take a look at some examples:  Example One A few years ago, in...

Which Will You Pursue: The Material, or The Spiritual?

In the Synoptic Gospels, the teachings of Jesus have often been broken up into disjointed units. This article restores the pattern of Jesus’ teaching on the issue of priorities… “If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich?” In our blatantly capitalist world,...