Monthly Archives: February 2017







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It happens regularly, in every church and among every congregation. Sooner or later, you or someone you love is going to be mad at your pastor. Even the best-intentioned pastors, the longest serving, the most faithful men and the most loving shepherds will reach the point that somebody, somewhere is […]

How To Be Mad at Your Pastor


On today’s program, JD discusses SBTS bringing in a Greek Orthodox believer to lecture their seminary students, and talks about why integrity and impartiality is important in polemics, using the attacks of Kofi Adu-Boahen as an example of the type of tantrums people only throw when THEIR side of doctrinal […]

Podcast: Integrity and Impartiality in Polemics



From Acts of the [Only] Apostles Sermon Series and Acts chapter 9, this sermon focuses on two accounts of miraculous healing, and Biblical miracles vs counterfeit miracles are compared. You can listen at SermonAudio, iTunes or listen below.  

Sermon: True vs Counterfeit Miracles







You’re not black, so you wouldn’t understand. DEFINITION Ethnic Gnosticism, a term credited to Voddie Baucham, refers to the assertion that someone not of a particular ethnicity can’t understand the problems or challenges of that particular ethnicity. Dr. James White has also used this term to describe one who says that […]

Polemics Term: Ethnic Gnosticism



DEFINITION “Tone Police” is a polemics term used to describe those who interject themselves into conversations or arguments to complain about “tone,” or who easily reject objective facts because they don’t like the subjective tone of those who gave them. USAGE Type 1: Two people are having an argument on Facebook, […]

Polemics Term: Tone Police


Many times in our contemporary culture, people are unable to distinguish between a “lie” and something they just don’t agree with. IMPROPER USE Often in polemics ministry, reporting factual statements or conveying opinions that people do not like will solicit the charge of “telling lies” or “lying.” Sadly, many act independently […]

Polemics Term: Lie, Lying




On today’s program, JD discusses an article at P&P by their new contributor, Benny Hinn’s nephew, then talks about Jules Lapierre, Tim Dukeman, KSP and “context mining.” He also answers sincere questions about satan and homosexual marriage, then discusses several more topics. As always, you can listen at SermonAudio, iTunes […]

Podcast: Jules Lapierre and Context Mining






An excerpt from Conservative Review… Yet another self-proclaimed Christian church in America is putting on its own version of “The Vagina Monologues” later this month. What’s that you say? You haven’t heard Plymouth Congregational Church in Portsmouth, New Hampshire is the latest to join this trend? They are kicking it […]

Church Performs “Vagina Monologues” [not satire]





On this episode of Polemics Report, JD discusses a “Calvinist Screening Test” put out by Synergism Today for use by Pulpit Committee, answers a number of sincere questions, and then discusses an open letter to Lifeway by the Reformed African American Network and explains that race shouldn’t be used as […]

Podcast: Using Race as a Cloak for Bad Behavior




The Weekend Edition of Polemics Report, as it airs on terrestrial AM and FM radio. This week’s topic is guarding the pulpit, as JD discusses a number of instances in recent news in which pastors share their pulpits with nefarious crowd-getters. As always, you can listen online at SermonAudio or […]

Weekend Edition: Guard the Pulpit


Alright, I need to talk to the Calvinists out there. Stop with the John Piper memes for five minutes and gather ’round; it’s time for a family discussion. Like you, I came to Calvinism by the mercy and grace of God. I’m one of you. I named one of my daughters […]

Calvinists, We Need to Talk





It’s not at all uncommon for me to receive unsolicited books in the mail in exchange for a kind review (rarely do I), and it’s not uncommon for heretical book sellers to send free books to churches like a drug dealer hands out free crack to get people hooked. When I […]

Book Review: Evangelical White Lies


On today’s program, JD reads emails from people discussing their first polemical thoughts, talks about the evangelical intelligentsia and evangelical resistance to Trump’s immigrant executive order, Sho Baraka being dropped from Lifeway, Clayton Jennings’ latest speaking gig and MORE. As always, you can listen on SermonAudio, iTunes, or listen below. 

Podcast: Evangelical Resistance to Immigration Policy









On today’s program, JD answers questions about kenosis and whether or not Jesus emptied himself of his divinity or of his divine attributes, and from a church member who’s concerned their lady’s Bible study is doing a doctrinally-problematic study. JD discusses Ann Voskamp’s bizarre tweeting, an anti-discernment post by The […]

Podcast: Ann Voskamp’s Bizarre Tweets



Acccording to Indiana-area news sources, church attenders at the St. John’s the Apostle Catholic ‘Church’ got more than they anticipated when they ate the cookies brought by fellow member, Brian Jones. They got high. Jones (74), brought the cookies for the church to enjoy during a potluck event. A number […]

Man Spikes Church Potluck Cookies with Pot





This is the weekend edition of the polemics report, as it airs of terrestrial AM and FM radio around the country. JD talks about a Baptist leader who “became Muslim” in order to “be like Jesus,” a Missionary Alliance church that observed Ramadan, churches helping a burned down Mosque in […]

Weekend Edition: Syncretism







On today’s program, JD answers sincere questions about a number of topics, talks about the Pope’s claim that rejecting refugees means you’re not a Christian, a JD provides historical examples of the Roman Church rejecting (and causing) refugees, including Jews in the Holocaust. JD talks about Charisma Mag pulling his […]

Podcast: James White vs Shamoun and More