Why I am “Charismatic” (part 1)

Why in the world would a theologically-informed lover of all things related to Scripture and the church consciously identify with a movement that is often associated with people like Benny Hinn or Todd Bentley? Don’t guys like that make me “theologically...

Who Has the Gift to Heal My Ingrown Toenail?

I have an ingrown toenail and I really hate it. Sometimes I’ve wondered if Jesus would have healed it during His earthly ministry, but then I’ve quickly wondered if I’m being irreverent and sacrilegious for asking such questions. I’m probably...

A.W. Pink on Healing

Pink wrote a short book, Divine Healing: Is it Scriptural? that, more or less, was a response to what would probably be known today as the “Health & Wealth ‘gospel'” (I place the word gospel in quotes because it is not the gospel).  I generally...