Pietism, Subjectivism, and Christian Worship (Clark)

The pietist movement and subjectivism are two things - among others - that have corroded, watered down, and weakened Christian worship in our day.  When all the emphasis is on the self, feelings, experiences, and emotions, you know you're in the realm of pietism and subjectivism. In this type of worship, the objective truths of Scripture -… Continue reading Pietism, Subjectivism, and Christian Worship (Clark)

Pietism and Subjectivism: Undoing Biblical Worship

  The Pietist movement and subjectivism are two things - among others - that have corroded, watered down, and weakened Christian worship in the United States.  When all the emphasis is on the self, feelings, experiences, and emotions, you know you're in the realm of pietism and subjectivism (that or an Oprah show).  We've all heard these types… Continue reading Pietism and Subjectivism: Undoing Biblical Worship

Hyper-Calvinism

I've bumped up against hyper-calvinism on and off for the past 15 years or so.  For a time I checked it out, dabbled with it, and thought about it.  Thankfully a wise pastor steered me away from its dangers.  What is hyper-calvinism?  I think of it as Calvinism on the steroids of rationalism; I also think of… Continue reading Hyper-Calvinism

Christ and Culture Conference: Friday/Saturday (WSC)

  You're not going to want to miss this: Westminster Seminary (California) is hosting a conference entitled "Christ, Kingdom, and Culture" - discussing these things from a confessional Reformed perspective.  Date: Friday/Saturday - Jan 15/16 at the WSC campus in Escondido, CA.  Go here for more info.  Speakers include Michael Horton, Dennis Johnson, Robert Godfrey, David VanDrunen, and… Continue reading Christ and Culture Conference: Friday/Saturday (WSC)