“My Hope America” – Reflections on Two Incompatible Gospels

On November 7, 2013 the Fox News Channel aired the “My Hope America” special in which Billy Graham confidently proclaimed the gospel message.[1]  A key element of his message was “God loves you.”  If this is truly a proclamation of God’s Word, then it expressed the truth about God’s disposition of love to all who … Continue reading “My Hope America” – Reflections on Two Incompatible Gospels

Christian Reflections on the Present Turmoil in America

Please listen to this timely message by Billy Graham on racism and the gospel.  This sermon titled, “God and the Color of Man’s Skin,” was preached in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1965 during a time of racial unrest and the civil rights movement in the United States.  You can listen to it here. Introduction             We … Continue reading Christian Reflections on the Present Turmoil in America

Ryken v. Ryken: Calvinist Inconsistency in Light of Billy Graham’s Gospel

Dr. Philip Ryken, former senior pastor of Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia is now president of Wheaton College.  He believes that Calvinism is the biblical gospel and longs for it to be the pervasive soteriology in the evangelical church.  He writes,                “We long for the evangelical church to rediscover a theology of grace.  Reformed … Continue reading Ryken v. Ryken: Calvinist Inconsistency in Light of Billy Graham’s Gospel

Open Letter to Dr. Ed Stetzer and Dr. Greg Strand of the EFCA

This letter is a response to Dr. Ed Stetzer’s Christianity Today interview of Dr. Greg Strand, The EFCA’s Executive Director of Theology and Credentialing.  Ed Stetzer is Billy Graham Distinguished Chair of Church, Mission, and Evangelism at Wheaton College and Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College.  The transcript of the interview … Continue reading Open Letter to Dr. Ed Stetzer and Dr. Greg Strand of the EFCA