Liberalism or Christianity?


by Mike Ratliff

At the core of all of what we recognize as apostate christianity in our time is really no different than  the liberalism that was fought by the theologians in the late  19th Century such as Charles Spurgeon and those in the early 20th Century such as J. Gresham Machen. In fact, our brother Ken Silva as termed it, Liberalism 2.0. On the other hand, Dr. Michael Horton has said that his mission is to bring about another “Church Reformation.” He has said that people are under the wrong impression that there has been only one “Reformation.” There have been many and also, there has never been a time when the Church was perfect. There have always been issues. Ken and I were discussing Machen earlier. He agrees that he is wonderful source for us in this time because he stood firm against a relentless onslaught of liberalism much like we have today. It seemed like he was doing it alone, but, of course, he was not alone, he had the Holy Spirit and those whom God drew to listen, believe, and come from the darkness of compromise to follow Dr. Machen into continued obedient Christian Orthodoxy.  Continue reading