Is It Biblical to call Ministers “Pastors”?

QUESTION: Is there any problem with applying the term “pastor” to ministers of the local church? ANSWER: In the New Testament the descriptive word “pastor” (which is identical to our word “shepherd”), in both its noun and verb forms, when … Continue reading

What Is Central in Our Lives?

WHAT IS CENTRAL IN OUR LIVES? JACK COTTRELL – AUGUST 2014 For decades I have tried to expose and refute a theological error I call “the Christological fallacy.” It is indeed a serious error in Christology, or the true understanding … Continue reading

An Escape from Calvinism

AN ESCAPE FROM CALVINISM: YOUNG, RESTLESS, NO LONGER REFORMED A Book by AUSTIN FISCHER Reviewed by Jack Cottrell, August 2014 Austin Fischer is not yet 30 years old, but he has experienced a very interesting theological pilgrimage which he describes … Continue reading