Being Saved versus Am Saved

by John Ellis The colloquial aphorism "saved by the skin of his teeth" was an integral part of the theological lexicon of my youth. To be clear, it wasn’t part of my personal lexicon; it was, however, uttered on a fairly regular basis by the preachers, Bible teachers, and other assorted authority figures that stood … Continue reading Being Saved versus Am Saved

The Billy Graham Rule Has Become an Idol for Many Men

by John Ellis Over the last couple of years, thanks in large part to rediscovered quotes made by Vice-President Mike Pence, the Billy Graham Rule has been put under our cultural microscope. The rise of the #MeToo movement has also contributed to a renewed look at the ways in which some men seek to protect … Continue reading The Billy Graham Rule Has Become an Idol for Many Men