Systematic Theology Archive

Best of BAM: Living Out of Order, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank shares his thoughts on Watchman Nee’s classic little book, Sit, Walk, Stand. According to Nee’s thesis, gleaned from the Epistle to the Ephesians, far too many Christians are living life out of order; struggling in the flesh with what can only be […]

Discernment in an Age of Information Overload


This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 33, number 03 (2010). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: SYNOPSIS In our age of information overload, Christians must learn to discern between good and evil, right and wrong, truth and falsity. The need for discernment becomes particularly […]

How can a person find more Bible Answers?

It is your responsibility to search the Scriptures daily. My opinion is no better than anyone else’s opinion unless it squares with Scripture. The apostle Paul commended the Berean believers “for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true” (Acts 17:11, emphasis […]

What does it mean to interpret the Bible literally?

For more than a decade popular TV personality Bill Maher has made a cottage industry out of ridiculing Christianity. Maher has gone so far as to dogmatically pontificate that the Bible was “written in parables. It’s the idiots today who take it literally.” Even a cursory reading reveals that Scripture is a treasury replete with […]

Addressing the Open Letter’s Concerns

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 32, number 6 (2009). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: Concerns raised in the Open Letter besides the LC’s history of initiating lawsuits with evangelical Christians include the LC’s teachings on the nature of God, the nature […]