Here’s something I see a lot of right now. A person with a history of certain public opinions will slowly begin voicing opinions that, while not explicitly contradicting their old views, are clearly in tension with them. These new opinions are evident to most observers, many of whom wonder when and where this person changed. But instead of offering insight into how their views have shifted, this person will insist that nearly everyone around them has changed in some way. Those who used to agree with them, but don’t often agree now, have (according to the person) drifted into some kind of error. Those who used to disagree with them, but often do now, have (according to the person) drifted in a better direction. Either way, the upshot is clear: “Everyone else has changed, and
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Reading this as a Five Point Calvinist Theologically Deeply Conservative But Also British Evangelical I am always glad for the faithful remnant in the USA such as Samuel James! And very saddened by the state of what is still called Evangelical Christianity in the USA. Samuel James, The Gospel Coalition, Crossway Books, DA Carson, IX Marks - thank and praise God for genuine believers who still follow Scripture.