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A bar owner was a practicing homosexual and anti-Christian in his sentiments. A number of prostitutes got saved and decided the best way to save him was to make him a cake and “anoint it.” “It was an anointed cake. The power of God hit him while he was eating […]

Anointed Cake Saves Man From Gayness



It is not uncommon for a polemics website or publication to post an article that is characterized as a “Hit Piece” by those who don’t like the article. Clarifying what is and is not a “Hit Piece” is important. WHAT IS A “HIT PIECE”? A Hit Piece, according to Urban […]

Polemics Term: Hit Piece



WHAT IS CULTURAL MARXISM The term Cultural Marxism, which is also known as multiculturalism (although the latter term has various meanings and implications), is a philosophy that is perhaps as old as 1919. According to William S. Lind, Cultural Marxism came into thought when the classical Marxist scheme did not […]

Polemics Term: Cultural Marxism



This Friday, revelers from across the western world will gather with their Irish friends, clad in green, to celebrate the “Patron Saint” of Ireland. Wherever the Irish diaspora can be found, you’ll be able to smell the wafting odor of corned beef, Guinness beer and hear the sound of raucous […]

Reclaiming Patrick for Protestants




When a church affiliated with the United Pentecostal Church rented a storefront in my small hometown in Montana, I spent several days researching and writing an in depth polemic against the sub-christian sect and shared it on my Facebook page. Nothing but a pdf of several dozen pages, the work […]

Book Review: Against Oneness Pentecostalism




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Today is International Women’s Day. Ironically, tomorrow is National Barbie Day (the two seem unrelated and their proximity unfortunate). Yesterday was National Cereal Day. Everything’s got a day, I guess. Women across the country are protesting. What they’re protesting exactly seems unclear, but they’re protesting. And they want stuff. In Iceland, the […]

An Ode to Real Women on “A Day Without Women”


Today, Jack Graham will speak at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and a group of students plan a Baptist-style soft protest to demonstrate how entitled they think they are to his church’s money. Graham is pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church, a Dallas-area megachurch that recently voted to escrow funds ordinarily designated to […]

NOBTS and the Bernie Sanders Generation


In this episode of Polemics Report, JD discusses an advice column from a pastoral leadership website that encourages pastors to “steal” other peoples’ sermons. He then plays a clip from Nabeel Qureshi, who says he saw Jesus in a vision and was told to give his baby a sponge bath. […]

Podcast: The Baby Sponge Bath Prophecy





The following was an article by Conrad Mbewe, on his blog, A Letter from Kabwata.    The tragedy on today’s ecclesiastical landscape is the number of heretics who are thriving inside evangelicalism. They are having a field day and hardly anyone is raising a voice against them. Behind closed doors […]

Conrad Mbewe On The Field of Polemics




As you saunter into church this Lord’s Day, please do not view yourself as a passive participant in God’s worship just because you are a passive recipient of God’s grace. In today’s church, too often have we viewed worship services as a spectator’s pastime. A highly choreographed worship band sings […]

Worshiping God by Listening to the Sermon




DEFINITION: You might have heard the term, “One bitten, twice shy” (or “One burned, twice shy”). This phrase is regarding when something or someone has hurt you once, you tend to avoid that thing or person. it is something that you say which means when you have had an unpleasant experience you […]

Polemics Term: Once Wrong, Twice Angry


On this episode, JD discusses AHA protesting at Shepcon, and then explains the heresies of patripassianism and theopassianism. Then, JD discusses a Greek Orthodox sticking up for The Shack. Finally, JD answers questions about baptism, penal substitionary atonement, and if divorce is acceptable because of abuse. As always, you can […]

Podcast: AHA Protests ShepCon


On today’s program, JD answers questions about Greek Orthodoxy, how teenagers should respond to adults with crazy theology, and more. He also talks about Gungor, the CCM star’s attacks on penal substitionary atonement, and explains why Christians shouldn’t observe Lent. Then, he goes on to review a section of Leighton […]

Podcast: Leighton Flowers and Lent









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








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







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