“Troublesome Priest” interview 3 – Heaven and Hell

A while ago I was interviewed for an documentary (“The Troublesome Priest”)¬†about¬†Ven. Rod Bower, Rector of Gosford Anglican and now Archdeacon of the Central Coast, by documentary maker Kaye Harrison (Bunya Treehouse for ABC Compass). While my interview ended up not being used in the film (the director decided to go in a different direction) […]

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Sexual Immorality is Rejection of Jesus

One of the arguments being propounded by those who seek to defend Tory Baucum’s “peacemaking/reconciliation” movement towards Shannon Johnston is that there is a clear distinction between false teaching about Jesus and false teaching about sexual morality. The former, they argue, is heretical and brands someone as an enemy of the gospel, the latter is […]

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How to Ask Questions

One of the gambits played by Rob Bell in the recent controversy is that he is only asking questions that other Christians have asked over the millenia. But of course, that's just a canard. Watch his teaser video again and ask yourself if these are genuine questions or simply rhetorical devices to make a point? […]

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Kevin DeYoung Reviews Rob Bell’s “Love Wins”

DeYoung has provided a prompt, comprehensive and much-needed review of Rob Bell's step into outright heresy. You should, of course, read the whole thing but here's a taster… …there are dozens of problems with Love Wins. The theology is heterodox. The history is inaccurate. The impact on souls is devastating. And the use of Scripture is indefensible. […]

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