We are slaves to Christ, and by extension, we are slaves to all people. Christian Perspectives exists to help believers better understand reality as a slave of Christ.
All of our authors subscribe to the Baptist Faith & Message 2000 doctrinal statement. We uniquely desire unity in the Southern Baptist Convention across the great soteriological debate seeing both sides as biblically viable. Our main concern is not debate, but the Gospel going to the nations. That being said, our authors will express their convictions in their articles.
The Usefulness of Old Testament Law - The Old Testament contains a variety of laws and legal categories. Some laws govern civil matters, other laws (e.g. Deut. 22:8), to laws governing the clothes individuals wear (e.g. Num. 15:38). Pragmatically, Christians do not follow all these over 600 commandments. So, can the Old Testament law be used at all in developing Christian ethics? […]
Natural Law Theory Explained and Applied - How should one conduct his life on a regular basis? Various ethical theories introduced opposing answers to this question based upon differing philosophical and religious presuppositions. Natural law is one such theory that essentially argues that morality derives from ontology. This definition is basic because it assumes design without any particular identity of the designer. […]
Indicators of Genuine Conversion - So, what are the indicators of genuine conversion? What can we look for, at a rudimentary, an elementary, a basic level, to discover if our conversion is genuine? Paul notes some of these very things in his opening to the letter of the Thessalonians
What’s Going on in the SBC? - What’s Happening? If you do an internet search for the acronym for the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) you will be inundated by articles about sexual abuse within the SBC. Abuse cases have been going on in SBC churches for years. People in leadership positions within the SBC knew about these cases for years and did […]
Come Now, You Rich - An Exposition of James 5:1-6 Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. 2 Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. 3 Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid […]
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