By Richard Bennett and J. Virgil Dunbar There seldom had been a movie that had created such favorable publicity and anticipation in the Evangelical community than The Passion of Christ. A tidal wave of excitement swept the church and the movie world. On Catholic Ash Wednesday, 2004, the film appeared in theaters across America. Evangelical Read More
Ireland has a very distinctive history. It was an island untouched by the Roman legions, and Patrick, the Evangelist, brought to it the Gospel of grace. Patrick was descended from a family that had placed their faith in Christ Jesus for at least two generations. He tells us his father was “the deacon Calpurnius, son Read More
to be the most dangerous of the Catholic mindsets to pervade Christian circles.
The early Church understood apostolic doctrine as the written Word of the Apostles as it was contained in the Scriptures. “From the very beginning of the post-apostolic age with the writings of what are known as the Apostolic Fathers (Ignatius, Polycarp, Clement, the Didache, and Barnabas) there was an exclusive appeal to the Scriptures for the Read More
The Vatican officially teaches that the Pope is the substitute for Christ Jesus. The words of the official pronouncement are, “The Pope, Bishop of Rome and Peter’s successor, ‘is the perpetual and visible source and foundation of the unity both of the bishops and of the whole company of the faithful.’ ‘For the Roman Pontiff, Read More
The Pope’s visit to Australia for World Youth Day 2008 was highlighted with his arrival aboard a luxury motor yacht in Sydney Harbor, an indigenous dance welcome, and well into the night the flames of countless torches borne aloft by young people. Benedict XVI gave passing attention to his own political problems with an appropriately Read More