Sexual Sin

The 17 th century minister and Scotsman, Alexander Nisbet said, “the most dangerous heretics have many followers; every error they introduce turns out to be a friend to some lust in the heart of man.” Case in point: Several years ago, a friend of mine discovered his pastor had committed adultery...
This week on Theology on the Go, our host, Dr. Jonathan Master is joined by Dr. Rosaria Champagne Butterfield. Dr. Butterfield is a former tenured professor of English and women’s studies at Syracuse University, converted to Christ in 1999 in what she describes as a train wreck. Her memoir The...
While fast asleep in my office yesterday, I was rudely awakened by the advent of Steve Nichols and son (who then raided my chocolate bowl; he needs to know there's no such thing as a free lunch.....). Steve handed me a copy of his latest (when it comes to writing, is he man or machine???), the long...
While fast asleep in my office yesterday, I was rudely awakened by the advent of Steve Nichols and son (who then raided my chocolate bowl; he needs to know there's no such thing as a free lunch.....). Steve handed me a copy of his latest (when it comes to writing, is he man or machine???), the long...
Carl Trueman Articles
We can now take this point a stage further: in this context, that of the god-like aspirations of leadership, sin becomes incredibly attractive. In the Confessions, Augustine makes it clear in relation to a trivial act of the youthful crime of stealing some pears from a neighbour's tree. It was not...
Up until a few weeks ago, Congressman Mark Foley served as the United States Representative from the 16 th District of Florida. In what is now a painful irony, Representative Foley formerly served as co-chair of the House Caucus on Missing and Exploited Children. Now he has resigned in disgrace for...
Paul Helm Articles
'Calvin had no taste or stomach for things outside his particular calling. For him social pleasures were nonexistent. He never mentions domestic joys or woes in his letters. The beauties of nature left him cold. Art, poetry and music seem not to rouse his interest'. So reports Herman Bavinck. Not...
Carl Trueman Articles
I had intended to start my writing this year by waxing eloquent about Bruce Springsteen; but events have overtaken me, and meditations on `the Boss' will have to wait for a month or two. In fact, it was another icon of popular culture, Sir Elton John, or, to give him his full name, Sir Elton...
I want to speak with you about the single greatest threat to romantic love in America today, and possibly in human history. I refer, of course, to the ready availability of internet pornography. Nearly ten years ago, before I had my own email address (remember the good old days?), I warned in one...
Derek Thomas Articles
Is it possible for men to hug other men, or young boys without the suspicion of being gay? It is a serious, if offensive question, raised by the "pansexualist" agenda foisted upon the culture by Hollywood. We are reaching a point where almost no communication is free from sexual connotation of some...

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