Tag: Catholic Church

7 Myths about the Inquisition

A couple of months back I posted an article examining 7 Myths About the Crusades. It seemed to resonate with a lot of folks, so this week I thought I would post a similar article looking at some of the common myths surrounding the Inquisition. — 1 — The term “Inquisition” actually refers to an institution not an event. Actually, more…

Authority, Scripture, and the Catholic Church

— 1 — Foundational Authority Ask any non-Catholic Christian about authority and you will probably get an answer similar to the following quote from pastor John Piper, “Submission to a pastor or a group of elders does not mean the pastor is infallible or the pastor is the ultimate authority. The Bible is the ultimate authority and infallible, not the…

Altar Calls and other Protestant Traditions

Ah, the ubiquitous Evangelical altar call… Preachers from D.L. Moody to Billy Graham have made wide use of the altar call in their ministries, to such a degree, that they have become all but universal in the Evangelical Christian world. Like many, I grew up hearing frequent altar calls at the end of church services in which non-believers were urged to, “Come forward…

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