What You Can Do About the Kenya Massacre: Choose to Love

John ArmstrongAmerican Evangelicalism, Current Affairs, Politics, Separation of Church & State, Spiritual Warfare, The Church, The Future, The War on Terrorism2 Comments

Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe Once again the senseless massacre of almost 150 students in Kenya has demonstrated the fallenness and depravity of humanity. It is impossible to comprehend the depth of brutality that human beings can perpetrate against others, particularly children and young people. Lives filled with so much hope and potential were snuffed out by the barbarity of those who … Read More

The Center for Catholic and Evangelical Theology

John ArmstrongACT 3, Church History, Church Tradition, Missional Church, Missional-Ecumenism, Personal, Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, Spiritual Warfare, The Church, The Future, Unity of the Church9 Comments

The Center for Catholic and Evangelical Theology is an ecumenical organization that seeks to cultivate faithfulness to the gospel of Jesus Christ throughout the churches. The Center nurtures theology that is catholic and evangelical, obedient to Holy Scripture and committed to the dogmatic, liturgical, ethical and institutional continuity of the Church. The Center was founded through the collaborative efforts of … Read More

My Encounter with Street Evangelists – Entrenched Darkness or Emotional Ignorance?

John ArmstrongEvangelism, God's Character, Personal, Spiritual Warfare26 Comments

Engaging with darkness, or just entrenched spiritual and emotional ignorance, is not a hobby of mine. In fact I tend to avoid it wherever possible. I have dealt with evil spirits and even been used to remove a demonic spirit here and there. In saying this I am not boasting in the least. I am reminded that our Lord taught … Read More

Max Boot's "Twelve Articles" on Guerrilla Warfare and Terrorism

John ArmstrongBooks, History, Politics, Spiritual Warfare, The Future, The War on TerrorismLeave a Comment

Colonel Roger Trinquier (1961) said, “We . . . attack an enemy who is invisible, fluid, uncatchable.” Perhaps no statement included in Max Boot’s masterful history of guerrilla and terrorist warfare better sums up what we have faced since 9/11. Historian Max Boot concludes his massive tome on guerrilla and terrorist warfare with a postscript called: “The Lessons of Five … Read More

A Strange Encounter with Evil in Phoenix

John ArmstrongPersonal, Spiritual Warfare

Last Sunday evening in Phoenix I was enjoying a lovely dinner with Jeff and Patti Gokee, along with their two sons, Ben (11) and Cooper (8). A man unexpectedly came up to our table to verbally assault Jeff and me for what we had been conversing about with Ben and Cooper. It was surreal, shocking. I confess that I have … Read More

Spiritual Warfare is Real

John ArmstrongSpiritual Warfare

I have had a number of first-hand experiences with spiritual warfare and the demonic. Many of you do not like to talk about these things while others can talk about little else at times. C. S. Lewis was right when he said that the enemy was delighted when we went to either extreme. I thought about this as I read … Read More