by Rev. Jefferson Vann The Standard As the first century was coming to an end, the Christian message was beginning to be challenged by various cults and false teachers. Responding to this reality, the apostle John wrote, “We are from God. Whoever knows God listens to us; whoever is not from God does not listen [...]

The Conservative Threat to Inerrancy

by Pastor Corey McLaughlin Any discussion of inerrancy must begin with a careful and thoughtful definition. David Dockery offers just such a faithful and succinct understanding: “Inerrancy – the idea that when all the facts are known, the Bible (in its autographs, that is, the original documents), properly interpreted in light of the culture and [...]

Book Review: Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes

by Rev. Penny Vann Misreading Scripture With Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible by Randolph Richards and Brandon O'Brien published by IVP 2012. Reviewed by Penny Vann. “Context, Context, Context,” hermeneutics professors everywhere drill into the skulls of their students. Hermeneutics and consequently applications and theology are what this book is [...]