The Shack author Awarded Honorary Degree

The Shack author Awarded Honorary Degree
PORTLAND, Ore. – Warner Pacific recognized alumnus and best-selling author William Paul Young ’78 with an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree during Winter Commencement ceremonies, Dec. 19, at New Hope Community Church, in Portland. Young is the author of the international best-selling book “The Shack,” which has over ten million copies in print and has been translated into 30 different languages. After receiving his award ...

All Kinds of Strange Teachings – J.C. Ryle

“Do not be carried away by all kinds of strange teachings. It is good for our hearts to be strengthened by grace, not by ceremonial foods, which are of no value to those who eat them”  Hebrews 13:9 The text is an apostolic caution against false doctrine. It forms part of a warning which Paul addressed to Hebrew Christians. It is a caution just as ...

What Is Pragmatism & Why Is It Bad?

What Is Pragmatism & Why Is It Bad?
In a column published some years ago in a popular Christian magazine, a well-known preacher was venting his own loathing for long sermons. January 1 was coming, so he resolved to do better in the coming year. “That means wasting less time listening to long sermons and spending much more time preparing short ones,” he wrote. “People, I’ve discovered, will forgive even poor theology as ...

Pragmatism is Modernism Recycled

Pragmatism is Modernism Recycled
Is Pragmatism Really a Serious Threat? I am convinced that pragmatism poses precisely the same subtle threat to the church in our age that modernism represented nearly a century ago. Modernism was a movement that embraced higher criticism and liberal theology while denying nearly all the supernatural aspects of Christianity. But modernism did not first surface as an overt attack on orthodox doctrine. The earliest ...