Horror Files

The Pied Piper Plays AgainJanuary 2016

John Piper recently wrote a Foreword to Thomas Schreiner’s new book, Faith Alone: The Doctrine of Justification: What the Reformers Taught…and Why It Still Matters....


From Antichrist to Brother in Christ: How Protestant Pastors View the PopeJanuary 2016

“LifeWay asked 1,000 Protestant pastors in America about their views in a phone survey from September 8–21, 2015, shortly before the pontiff’s ...


PCA SJC Rules on Overtures in the Leithart CaseNovember 2013

At the 2013 General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) three overtures were made requesting the Standing Judicial Committee (SJC) to take over ori...


Missouri Presbytery (PCA) Declares Federal Visionist Jeffrey Meyers Not Guilty of Federal VisionApril 2012

The Missouri Presbytery of the PCA concluded a trial of Jeffrey Meyers over the weekend of April 13-14, 2012 and declared Federal Visionist Meyers not guilty on fiv...


Updates on the Federal Vision in the Presbyterian Church in AmericaMay 2011

This weekend the Pacific Northwest Presbytery of the PCA has scheduled the "trial" of Federal Visionist Peter Leithart for ...


Gaffin to Speak at Banner of Truth ConferenceMay 2011

Richard B. Gaffin Jr., who teaches a false gospel of justification by faith and the works of faith (see our latest book Steven Matthews, author of ...


Horton's HypocrisyJuly 2010

One’s credibility is severely weakened and sometimes irreparably ruined when one lacks integrity. And nothing is probably more damaging to one’s reputation than when one’s inte...


John Piper Invites Rick Warren to speak at 2010 Desiring God ConferenceJuly 2010

For those of you who have not heard or are not aware, John Piper is at it again. At last year’s Desiring God National Conference commemorating the 500...


Bruce Waltke - Theistic Evolution ControversyJuly 2010

Bruce Waltke, professor of Old Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary Orlando resigned this spring over controversy stirred by comments he made in a video posted at the website of BioLogos F...


Presbyterian Evangelistic Fellowship Invites Roman Catholic SpeakerJuly 2010

The Presbyterian Evangelistic Fellowship Family Evangelism Conference scheduled for July 12-17, 2010 at Milligan College, Tennessee will featu...


John Piper Endorses Doug WilsonJune 2009

John Piper has gone from defending Doug Wilson (and N. T. Wright as seen around the 43 minute mark of the ...


The NW Presbytery of the BPC sides with the OPC and Kinnard against the GospelSeptember 2008

Dear Friends,...


The Silence of the ShepherdsMay 2006
One of the remarkable things about the current justification controversy is the silence of the most prominent and visible Presbyterian shepherds ñ men ...

RPCUS magazine promotes Reformed MysticismJanuary 2006
RPCUS magazine promotes Reformed Mysticism

Friends,
Some so-called Puritans and...


Attacking Roman Catholic BaptismSeptember 2005
Dear Friends,
Last week I sent an email ridiculing an argument Calvin had made in defending the validi...

Defending Roman Catholic BaptismSeptember 2005
Dear Friends,
We hold no theologian in higher esteem than John Calvin, whose theology has blessed ...

Clericalism in the PCAAugust 2005
Dear Friends,
On July 16 the Louisiana Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church in America unanimou...

Steve Schlissel: "God lies"July 2005
Steve Schlissel: "God lies"
Dear Friends,
Sp...

Louisiana Presbytery (PCA) exonerates Steve WilkinsJuly 2005

Dear Friends,
Just as we predicted some time ago, the Louisiana Presbytery of the Presbyterian Chur...


PCA Promotes LentApril 2005

Dear Friends,
In its denominational magazine, byFaith Online, the Presbyterian Church in America ...


Westminster Seminary Names New PresidentApril 2005
Dear Friends,
The Board of Westminster Seminary in Philadelphia has just announced (via several p...

Reformed TraditionApril 2005

Dear Friends,
In arguing that their views are within the "Reformed tradition," the primary ...


John Piper on JustificationApril 2005
Dear Friends,
From time to time we receive feedback from fans of John Piper who say that we have ...

The Fiend Skulking Behind the CrucifixApril 2005
Dear Friends,
One of the last absolute monarchs on Earth died last Saturday, April 2, John Paul II. A...

Westminster Seminary Continues Its Attack on Scripture and ChristianityFebruary 2005
Dear Friends,
Westminster Seminary, founded in 1929 by J. Gresham Machen, the leading American Ch...

Confusion in the PCA over "Papists"January 2005
Friends,
The following story is from the online edition of "By Faith" (not "By Fai...

More Neolegalist HymnsJanuary 2005
As the Neolegalists gather for their annual conference at the Auburn Avenue Presbyterian Church (a churc...

Great Commission Sunday School Lessons Supports Neo-legalist HeresyNovember 2004
The Great Commission Publications Sunday School material for fall 2004, for ages 3 and 4, includes the f...

Tabletalk Rewrites the CovenantMarch 2004
Friends,
The February 2004 issue of Tabletalk, a monthly magazine published by Ligonier ...

Mel Gibson's "Lethal Doctrine"February 2004
Friends,
The media are buzzing with news about Mel Gibson's new movie, "The Passion of t...

Seminary Rules for Interpreting ScriptureDecember 2003
Dear Friends,
One of our readers, Jeff Schneiter, stumbled across a list of eight rules on interpreti...

N. T. Wright to Speak in Louisiana in 2005December 2003
Friends,
We have just learned (from Bishop Wright himself) that Bishop N. T. Wright, Bishop of Du...

Auburn Avenue, Norman Shepherd, and the Coming Home NetworkDecember 2003
Friends,
A few years ago we published an essay in The Trinity Review (go to the Review A...

Clark Pinnock Denies and Affirms InerrancyNovember 2003
Friends,
This past Wednesday, November 19, the Evangelical Theological Society voted to retain Pr...

Andrew Sandlin's Catholic ConferenceSeptember 2003
Friends,
Reconstructionist Andrew Sandlin, disciple and defender of Norman Shepherd, has just ann...

Orthodox Presbyterian Church Endorses Teaching of John O. KinnairdJuly 2003
Friends,
At its 2003 General Assembly (the highest body in the church), the Orthodox Presbyterian ...

More Quotes from Wilkins, Wilson, Barach, and SchlisselJuly 2003
Friends,
The April 28, 2003, issue of Christian Renewal, a Canadian newspaper, carried an intervi...

OPC Acquits Kinnaird, Indicts ItselfJuly 2003
Friends,
At its General Assembly last week, the Orthodox Presbyterian Church reversed the convict...

Doug Wilson Mocks Joe MorecraftApril 2003
Friends,
In the latest issue of Credenda/Agenda magazine, edited by Douglas Wilson, the juveniles-in-...

N. T. Wright and Presbyterian ChurchesDecember 2002
Friends,
Nicholas Thomas Wright, a high-ranking cleric in the apostate Anglican church, appears to be...

A New Auburn AffirmationOctober 2002
Friends,
In 1924 some clever, avant-garde Presbyterian Elders published an attack on the Word of God ...

A Neolegalist HymnOctober 2002
Friends,
The Internet is a useful tool, but sometimes emails and even entire files fall into the wron...

Great Commission Publications Subverts Doctrine of JustificationAugust 2002
Great Commission Publications (GCP), a Presbyterian publisher, provides church bulletins to hundreds of chur...

Pedophilia and the PriestsApril 2002
Friends,
The cascade of reports about pedophilia in the Roman Catholic priesthood was long overdue, s...

Religious TotalitarianismDecember 2001
Friends,
Thomas Friedman of The New York Times recently wrote that the war on terrorism is really a w...

Michael Scott Horton Attacks Propositional Revelation in Modern Reformation magazineAugust 2001
Dr. Michael Scott Horton of Westminster Theological Seminary writing in the May/June 2001 issue of "Mod...

More Pious Irrationalism Masquerading as ChristianityJuly 2001
Friends,
Today's excerpt from The Horror Files is taken from the "The Banner of Sovereign Gr...

Douglas Jones Attacks Literal TruthMay 2001
Douglas Jones of "Credenda/Agenda," writing in the 2001-2002 Veritas Press catalogue: <...

Charles Colson Praises Richard John Neuhaus: Two More for the Horror FilesMay 2001

Speaking recently on his radio program "Breakpoint," Charles Colson, the most effective Ameri...


Tabletalk magazine displaces Christ as head of the churchMarch 2001
Today's excerpt from The Horror Files is taken from the May 2000 issue of Tabletalk, the monthl...

C. S. Lewis on Scripture, Evolution, and the IncarnationMarch 2001
"We read in Genesis (2,7) that God formed man of the dust and breathed life into him. For all the first ...

Teaching Classical Arithmetic with VegetablesMarch 2001

"Because of our realist assumptions in mathematics, we have come to believe tha...


The Horror FilesMarch 2001
Friends,
Next week, God willing, we will be adding a new feature to our website, www.trinityfoundation.or...

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