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Offering Incense to Caesar: Are You Ready?

Covered a bunch of topics today on the program—a few announcements about the upcoming debates in Salt Lake City and in Australia started us off. Then we looked at some comments from Bassam Zawadi regarding the view of some Christian apologists of the Bible and the resurrection. Also looked through Romans 8:31-34 in response to Dr. David Allen’s assertion that there are no texts in Scripture that connect atonement and election. But most of my time was focused upon the controversy that came up when Drew Brees recorded a completely innocuous little video about bringing your Bible to school. Well, it was posted by Focus on the Family, and since Focus hasn’t been willing to bow the knee to the LGBTQ deity, well, Drew must pay. Talked about persecution in the early church, different types of apostasy, and how each Christian today must decide when Caesar is demanding we bow the knee in areas where we simply cannot today.

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Open Phones with Pastors James and Jeff

Did an hour and 15 minutes of phone calls (but, that was only 4 calls!) with my fellow pastor Jeff Durbin. Some good topics of conversation to be had, hope you find it encouraging! Thanks to Jeff for coming in! Here is the YouTube link: Live Video Stream The Dividing Line is on YouTube video. Our YouTube channel also provides videos of most of the debates that Dr. White has done over the years. Take some time and browse it to see if there is something there of interest to you. If you are looking for the next upcoming show be sure to subscribe to the blog as we post show announcements the morning of the show.

JD Greear, Homosexuality, Michael Licona, Certainty and Assurance

Started off looking at JD Greear’s blog article, which reflected pretty much what he had said in a sermon back during the winter, regarding homosexuality.  Then looked at a tweet from Jonathan Merritt, replied to by Brian Zahnd, on the accusation of “idolatry of the family.”  Then we moved on to play a portion of a video from Mike Licona wherein he spoke of being “80% sure Christianity is true,” and discussed not only the issues of certainty and assurance, but more importantly epistemology and the difference that arises from our theology and apologetic methodology.

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Christian, Where is Your “Here?” – The Dividing Line with Rich Pierce

Rich Pierce sits in on the Dividing Line for James today and considers the teaching of Colossians 3:11 in light of the recent influx of Critical Theory and Intersectionality in the christian church.

Can CT/I be a valid analytical tool for christian faith and practice or is it diametrically opposed to the direct teaching that we find in Colossians 3? Rich unpacks the text to show how the christian is to view these things.

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The Dividing Line is on YouTube video. Our YouTube channel also provides videos of most of the debates that Dr. White has done over the years. Take some time and browse it to see if there is something there of interest to you. If you are looking for the next upcoming show be sure to subscribe to the blog as we post show announcements the morning of the show.

During the video Rich references an interview that Michael O’Fallon conducted with Drs. James Lindsay and Peter Boghossian about critical theory and intersectionality. You can view that program here.

Marty Sampson’s Instagram Article, Faithfulness, and then 30 Minutes of Open Phones

Apostasy isn’t a fun topic, but a necessary one, so we talked about Marty Sampson’s leaving the faith, walked through his Instagram post, talked about Paul’s experience with Demas, etc. for about an hour.  Then we opened the phones for 30 minutes with calls on lots of topics including Roman Catholicism.

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