The Fight A Catholic bishop and a Presbyterian preacher walk into a bar. Seeing that they were both teachers of Scripture, they began talking theology over drinks. The discussion soon got heated when they got to the topic of justification by faith. Before anyone knew what had happened, both men lay dead on the floor, … Continue reading "Faith and Works, Plus a Bar Fight"
If you read my blog, and even more so if you know me in real life, you’ve probably noticed that I tend to be unusually defensive about doctrines I don’t agree with and people I think are wrong. My recent post on Catholicism makes a decent example. Some might assume this is because I’m secretly … Continue reading "Why I Defend What I Don't Believe"
Before I get into the meat of this post, I’ll define my terms for any readers who don’t know exactly what Evangelical Protestant refers to. “Protestant” encompasses all churches descended from the Reformation, when Martin Luther and others concluded there was rampant intuitional and doctrinal corruption in the Catholic Church. They tried to reform it, … Continue reading "Why I'm Still An Evangelical Protestant"
Are Catholics Christians? To phrase it better, is Catholicism truly Christian, a thing which genuinely preaches and follows our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ? Do faithful, educated Catholics actually know Him? I do believe the answer is “yes.” I’ve wanted on some level to make a post on this for a very long time, but … Continue reading "In Defense of My Catholic Brethren"