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Michael Kruger’s Christmas Eve take-down of Newsweek’s preposterous cover story attacking the Bible | Denny Burk

Three cheers for Michael Kruger for exposing the outlandish Newsweek cover story attacking the integrity of the Bible. Released just two days before Christmas, the Newsweek article is riddled with basic historical errors and the author’s own prejudice against Christianity. … Continue reading

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Mary’s crisis-pregnancy and noble Joseph | Denny Burk

Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows. When His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit. And Joseph her husband, being a righteous … Continue reading

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The “celibate gay Christian” movement: How should we think about it? | Denny Burk

Michelle Boorstein has a must-read piece in The Washington Post about the celibate gay Christian movement. It features Albert Mohler, Wesley Hill, and some others from the evangelical movement. The article begins with a discussion about Eve Tushnet, a celibate … Continue reading

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Does the Bible teach that women can be deacons? | Denny Burk

I have been preaching through the Pastoral Epistles at my church, and a few Sundays ago I delivered a message on deacons from 1 Timothy 3:8-16. You can listen to the sermon below or download it here. The second point … Continue reading

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Is same-sex attraction sinful? Charles Hodge sheds biblical light. | Denny Burk

A few weeks ago, I sat on a panel at the Evangelical Theological Society discussing the question “Is Same-Sex Orientation Sinful?” Owen Strachan moderated the discussion among three of us who presented papers on the subject: Wesley Hill, Preston Sprinkle, … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with reparative therapy? | Denny Burk

I have expressed my own concerns about reparative therapy on this blog in the past. But Heath Lambert has perhaps the most thoroughgoing critique from an evangelical perspective that I have yet seen. He focuses his attention on the work … Continue reading

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Gushee will allow no one to challenge him | Denny Burk

David Gushee has written a piece for the Washington Post today explaining his recent shift away from a biblical view on sexuality (which I wrote about here). He also singles-out me and Robert Gagnon as being inappropriately focused on biblical … Continue reading

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Transgender: When Psychological Identity Trumps Bodily Identity | Denny Burk

[…] Now that the gay marriage cause is all but won, sexual revolutionaries are turning their attention to the “T” in LGBT. Both Newsweek and Time have written cover stories in the last two years arguing that the transgender cause … Continue reading

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Do you have confidence in Christ that can handle Ebola? | Denny Burk

My heart sank when I heard the news this morning about Thomas Eric Duncan. He was the first Ebola victim discovered in the United States, and he passed away earlier today. I don’t know much about Duncan at all, but … Continue reading

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