Are you Pentecostal or (p)entecostal?

Dr. Allan Anderson writes, “Pentecostalism is above all else a missionary movement— this premise enables us to understand the primary motivation for its global expansion throughout the twentieth century. Global Pentecostalism began as a restorationist or...

Pennington’s Case Against Continuationism…

I already wrote a long post on Strange Fire, so this will be a little shorter. Tim Challies has posted Tom Pennington’s case for Cessationism. It probably has the most substance for Continuationists to consider out of all that has been shared thus far at...

Strange Fire Turns Toward Strained Polemics

So the firestorm from the Strange Fire Conference has been steadily building throughout the past few weeks and is now in full swing. When word got out that the conference was going to take place and that John MacArthur was releasing a book of the same name, Dr....

Why I am “Charismatic” (part 4)

I want to take some time exploring some of the main passages that cause me to remain “charismatic.” There are a number of passages that I find extremely convincing toward a Continuationist reading of Scripture, so I’ll take a few posts to work...