Gerald Bray

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“Woe Is Me If I Preach Not the Gospel!” (1 Cor. 9:16) St. Paul’s heartfelt exclamation of his calling before God has echoed down through the ages. The Christian church in all its many forms is called to preach the gospel—that is its purpose. There are many subsidiary activities that the church engages in, such […]

Gerald Bray
Tuesday, March 1st 2022

Perhaps no traditional Christian doctrine has taken a greater bashing from modern theologians than the assertion that God is “impassible” by nature—that is, that he cannot experience suffering. Such a doctrine sounds to many people today as if God does not care about human life. And in the wake of the terrible persecutions of our […]

Gerald Bray
Monday, July 16th 2007

I must confess that when I first saw the initials "W. W. J. D.", I thought they referred to a country music radio station. I was quite surprised to discover not only that they really stood for "What would Jesus do?" but also that these initials were fast becoming a kind of cultic item in […]

Gerald Bray
Tuesday, June 12th 2007

Pelagius was a monk of British origin who was teaching in Rome at the beginning of the fifth century. When Rome came under barbarian attack in 410, he fled to North Africa, and from there made his way to the East, where his views stirred up controversy in Palestine. He eventually found refuge in Constantinople, […]

Gerald Bray
Wednesday, May 30th 2007

“Modern Reformation has championed confessional Reformation theology in an anti-confessional and anti-theological age.”

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