Polemics Report

Polemics Report 200 | Pulpit & Pen Launches 24/7 Radio Network

JD first discusses Pulpit & Pen’s launch of a 24/7 radio network, with streaming audio of preaching and original programming. He then moves on to other topics. Original Air Date: October 27, 2014 Hear More Archived Episodes of The Polemics Report – HERE Visit JD Hall’s Polemics Report Page – HERE Visit...

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Polemics Report 199 | SWBTS Joins the Jihad

On today’s program, JD answers one sincere question and then discusses Kirk Cameron on reclaiming Halloween for Christ and then, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary changing their bylaws to allow MORE Muslims (IE “ministry opportunities) to enroll in the seminary. Original Air Date: October 23, 2014 Hear More Archived Episodes of...

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Polemics Report 198 | Peter Lumpkins’ Historic Blunder

On today’s program, JD discusses Peter Lumpkins’ embarrassing use of an apostate Christian’s deviation from Limited Atonement to attack Limited Atonement. Then, Spurgeon is Calling. Original Air Date: October 21, 2014 Hear More Archived Episodes of The Polemics Report – HERE Visit JD Hall’s Polemics Report Page – HERE Visit JD Hall’s...

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Polemics Report 197 | The Return of Heath Mooneyham

On today’s program, JD answers a sincere question about Matthew 18 and church discipline and another firearms-related question. JD then discusses the return of Heath Mooneyham to ministry Joel Osteen blessing the mayor of Houston, Texas. Then, Spurgeon is calling. Original Air Date: October 20, 2014 Hear More Archived Episodes...

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Polemics Report 196 | Voice in the Wilderness

On today’s program, JD answers a sincere question about Calvinism, and then Voice in the Wilderness segment from the Spurgeon of Arkansas, Harold Smith of the Lee Creek Baptist Church. Original Air Date: October 17, 2014 Hear More Archived Episodes of The Polemics Report – HERE Visit JD Hall’s Polemics Report...

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Polemics Report 195 | The Worst Anti-Calvinist Sermon EVAH Part 4

JD continues his sermon review of what could possibly be the worst anti-Calvinist sermon EVER. He almost stops short at “If Satan can’t distract you with pornography, he’ll do it with Calvinism” but he keep plugging along in disbelief. Original Air Date: October 15, 2014 Hear More Archived Episodes of...

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Polemics Report 194 | Tony Miano and Chad Vegas

On today’s program, JD discusses the scandal regarding faith-healer Ernest Angley, then an interview with the Reformed Bakersfield Pastor who wrote the open letter to Vietti and Company regarding the WORST Anti-Calvinist Sermon Ever, and then an interview with Tony Miano regarding the subpoena of sermons in Houston, Texas....

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Polemics Report 192 | The Worst Anti-Calvinist Sermon EVAH Part 3

JD continues his sermon review from Valley Bible Fellowship, in what might just be the worst anti-Calvinist sermon ever. Original Air Date: October 13, 2014 Hear More Archived Episodes of The Polemics Report – HERE Visit JD Hall’s Polemics Report Page – HERE Visit JD Hall’s Pulpit and Pen Page – HERE Check...

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Polemics Report 191 | The Passing of Ken Silva

On today’s episode, JD discusses the passing, life and legacy of discernment minister, Ken Silva, with Chris Rosebrough. Original Air Date: October 10, 2014 Hear More Archived Episodes of The Polemics Report – HERE Visit JD Hall’s Polemics Report Page – HERE Visit JD Hall’s Pulpit and Pen Page – HERE Check Out...

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Polemics Report 190 | Worst Anti-Calvinism sermon EVAH

On today’s program, JD discusses the SBC pastor turned atheist, then a bit on theonomy. Then, JD introduces you to possibly the worst anti-Calvinism sermon EVER. Afterward, Spurgeon is calling. Original Air Date: October 8, 2014 Hear More Archived Episodes of The Polemics Report – HERE Visit JD Hall’s Polemics Report...

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Polemics Report 187 | A POWERFUL Voice in the Wilderness

On today’s episode, JD discusses a few points for clarity on the discussion of theonomy, and then an excellent Voice in the Wilderness segment. Original Air Date: October 2, 2014 Hear More Archived Episodes of The Polemics Report – HERE Visit JD Hall’s Polemics Report Page – HERE Visit JD Hall’s Pulpit...

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Polemics Report 185 | The Errors of Theonomy Part 1

On today’s program, JD discusses the errors of theonomy, in relation to a critique of his assessment by Apologia Radio. Original Air Date: October 1, 2014 Hear More Archived Episodes of The Polemics Report – HERE Visit JD Hall’s Polemics Report Page – HERE Visit JD Hall’s Pulpit and Pen Page – HERE...

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Polemics Report 186 | The Errors of Theonomy Part 2

The second edition of JD’s critiques of theonomy (or, more specifically, the theonomic ‘movement’) and Christian Reconstructionism. Original Air Date: October 2, 2014 Hear More Archived Episodes of The Polemics Report – HERE Visit JD Hall’s Polemics Report Page – HERE Visit JD Hall’s Pulpit and Pen Page – HERE Check Out Other...

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Polemics Report 183 | Free Masons and Christian Swingers

On today’s program, JD answers a sincere question about the Free Masons, using Dr. MacArthur’s own opinion on the subject, then discusses a number of articles including “Christian Swingers” and homeschool being blamed for the Sandy Hook Massacre. Then, Spurgeon is Calling. Original Air Date: September 29, 2014 Hear More...

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Polemics Report 182 | A Christian Cruise?

On today’s program, JD discusses an upcoming Christian cruise to discuss suffering and whether or not Christians should go on cruises, or perhaps this one in particular. Then, a discussion of a new Christian-Astrology book and then, Sadie Robertson on Dancing with the Stars. Afterward, a Voice in the...

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Polemics Report 181 | Mooneyham and Pastoral Depravity

On today’s program, JD discusses a sincere question about church discipline and one of the Jonas brothers ditching his purity ring to strip at gay clubs. Then, JD launches a Downgrade segment with Pastor Mooneyham and Ignite “Church” in Jolin, Missouri. Original Air Date: September 24, 2014 Hear More Archived...

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Polemics Report 180 | What Is a “Successful” Ministry?

On today’s program, JD discusses a number of articles at Pulpit & Pen, including one about what constitutes successful ministry. Then, JD discusses Kirk Cameron’s appearance on Catholic radio – along with a short dialogue on theonomy. Then, Spurgeon is calling. Original Air Date: September 23, 2014 Hear More Archived...

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Polemics Report 179 | Being Reformed is More than Just Theology

In today’s program, JD discusses his recent remarks about the Reformed Pubcast, and uses it to demonstrate the reality that being Reformed is more than just theology. It’s time for some to grow up, settle down, and keep reforming. Original Air Date: September 22, 2014 Hear More Archived Episodes of...

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Polemics Report 177 | Apocalypse Survival Supplies

On today’s program, JD talks about Jim Bakker’s peddling of apocalypse survival supplies, then discusses Louisiana College re-electing Darth French in spite of his involvement in the Louisiana Baptist Inquisition and Aguillard’s Final Solution. Then, Spurgeon is Calling. Original Air Date: September 17, 2014 Hear More Archived Episodes of The...

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Polemics Report 172 | Calvinist or ‘Jesus Man’?

On today’s program, JD briefly discusses a new post at Pulpit & Pen about Amish Christian romance novels and Victoria Osteen’s defense of her recent scandalous remarks, then explains why an article in the Alabama Baptist newspaper is a ‘facepalm’ moment when it says David Platt is not a...

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Polemics Report 171 | LC and the Louisiana Baptist Inquisition

On today’s program, JD answers two sincere questions with Biblical answers, including whether or not the Triquerta symbol is pagan or Christian and whether we interpret Old Testament by the New or vice versa. Then, JD discuss the LC situation and the Louisiana Baptist Inquisition. Then, Spurgeon is calling....

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Polemics Report 167 | Four Year-Olds Shouldn’t Be Preaching

On today’s program, JD mentions several new blog posts about the Louisiana College fiasco and then discusses Dr. James White’s open-ended rebuke concerning integrity and consistency in dealing with re-posting things in social media. Then, JD launches a Spurgeon Calling segment and then a Downgrade Segment, which includes audio...

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Polemics Report 166 | Parents Hating their Potentially Down Syndrome Baby

On today’s program, JD discusses a recent survey of ‘pregnant parents’ concerning what they would do if their child tested positive for Down Syndrome. Then, a Spurgeon Calling segment that includes a discussion of the father of modern missions, William Carey. Then, a Voice in the Wilderness segment. Original...

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Polemics Report 164 | Strippers Protesting a Church?

On today’s program, JD answers a few questions and then discusses strippers protesting a church that protests strippers. He also discusses Mark Driscoll and cautions us about jumping on the “beat him down” wagon along with liberal egalitarians. Then, Spurgeon is calling. Original Air Date: August 27, 2014 Hear More...

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Polemics Report 163 | Did the Father Forsake the Son?

In today’s program, JD answers a sincere question about apostate children and another on what language Jesus spoke. After a Spurgeon Calling segment, JD plays a part of a message he delivered this Sunday. Original Air Date: August 26, 2014 Hear More Archived Episodes of The Polemics Report – HERE Visit...

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Polemics Report 162 | Biblical Right to Self Defense

On today’s program, JD answers to sincere questions with Biblical answers. The first is in regard to whether or not the Bible permits self defense, and another on whether Christians should do Zumba. Then, a few articles are discussed, including one at SBC Voices by Dave Miller and another...

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Polemics Report 160 | The Pulpit & Pen Challenge

In today’s program, JD issues a challenge in relation to the “ALS Ice-Water Challenge,” called the “Pulpit & Pen Challenge” and then discusses several news articles, including one about the estimated price of raising a child. Then, a Spurgeon Calling segment. Original Air Date: August 20, 2014 Hear More Archived...

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Polemics Report 158 | Is Courtship Fundamentally Flawed?

On today’s program, JD tackles an article floating around social media entitled, “Is Courtship Fundamentally Flawed?” Then, a Spurgeon Calling segment. Original Air Date: August 18, 2014 Hear More Archived Episodes of The Polemics Report – HERE Visit JD Hall’s Polemics Report Page – HERE Visit JD Hall’s Pulpit and Pen Page...

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Polemics Report 152 | What to Ask a Potential Pastoral Candidate

In today’s program, JD answers some sincere questions with Biblical answers relating to the top 3 questions to ask a potential pastoral candidate, and then discusses the Chinese government trying to invent a ‘new Christianity.’ Then, a Voice in the Wilderness segment featuring Matt Davis of Helena, MontanaOriginal Air...

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Polemics Report 145 | Are We Idolizing Sexual Purity?

Are We Idolizing Sexual Purity? On today’s program, JD discusses two articles; one from the Associated Baptist Press about welcoming homosexuals into our churches and another from Relevant Magazine about whether or not we are idolizing sexual purity. Then, a Spurgeon Calling segment. Original Air Date: July 30,  2014 Hear More...

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Special Episode: Johnny Hunt Security Kicks Out Church Member over Ergun Caner | Polemics Report Episode 142

Special Episode: Johnny Hunt Security Kicks Out Church Member over Ergun Caner Original Air Date: July 27, 2014 A special Sunday edition of the Pulpit & Pen Program, FBC Woodstock and Johnny Hunt’s security team escorts church member off property for “spewing hate” before he had chance to engage...

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Polemics Report 141 | Johnny Hunt, Profaning His Pulpit

“Johnny Hunt, Profaning His Pulpit” Original Air Date: July 2014 On today’s program, JD talks about Kenneth Copeland’s eulogy for Tony Palmer and some under cover audio from a Planned Parenthood clinic giving advice on sadomasochism to a reported 15 year-old. Then, A Voice in the Wilderness Segment (combined...

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Polemics Report 140 | Internet’s Religious Stereotypes | Jesus Was Gay? 

Original Air Date: July 24, 2014 On today’s program, JD discusses an article from the Huffington Post about the internet’s religious stereotypes and another from Synergism’s Today attempting to differentiate from Calvinists and Not-So-Traditionalists. After the Daily Spurgeon segment, JD launches a Daily Downgrade segment and discusses an Anglican...

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Polemics Report 133 | Driscoll speaking at Hillsong | Seeker + Sinner’s Prayer = Salvation

Original Air Date: July 3, 2014 In today’s program, JD handles a couple different news articles, including the big money in child-healers in Brazilian charismatic churches, Driscoll speaking at Hillsong 2015, and others. Then, JD talks about Caner’s legal fees and launches into a Daily #DOWNGRADE with an article about...

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Polemics Report 132 | Elton John’s take on Jesus | Driscoll’s book publisher dropps him 

Original Air Date: July 2, 2014 JD begins the program with a HUGE list of news stories to get to, including the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision, the Christianity Today article on SBC college naughty list, Rick Warren’s Twitter account getting hacked, Elton John’s take on Jesus, Driscoll’s book publisher...

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Polemics Report 126 | Q&A between JD and Chris Rosebrough | “Ignite Church”

Original Air Date: June 24, 2014 On today’s episode, JD starts with a Radio Free SBC and discusses SBC colleges (Brewton-Parker and LC) on the accrediting agency’s “naughty list,” Jerry Vines’ book publisher removing untrue statements about the Darrell Gilyard controversy, and a post on Lifeway from the famous...

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Polemics Report 125 | Criticize Near-Death Theology? You’re Fired! | Perry Noble teaching on Tithing

Original Air Date: June 23, 2014 Today’, JD discusses the SBC’s decision to pass a resolution urging caution concerning books and movies using near-death experiences to teach on Heaven and yet refuses to pass a resolution to stop selling Heaven is for Real in the Lifeway bookstores. JD draws...

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Polemics Report 120 | “Wacky World” Children’s Church | “Preacher’s Ex’s”

Original Air Date: June 16, 2014 On today’s program, JD discusses a new reality show called “Preacher’s Ex’s” and plays the trailer, providing commentary. Then, JD discusses an article from the ABP about transgendered people and a resolution at the upcoming PCA meeting, affirming the literal creation narrative. JD...

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Polemics Report 118 | Embracing the Power of the Queer | ‘Thirty Minute Maximum’ church service

Original Air Date: June 12, 2014 On today’s episode, JD plays the audio from the ‘Queer Southern Baptist Pastor’ who preached a message, ‘Embracing the Power of the Queer’ and provides commentary. In the Daily #DOWNGRADE JD discusses a Chicago Tribune article in which a church advertises a ‘Thirty...

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Polemics Report 098 | Pat Robertson Facepalm | Message ‘Handed Them Over’ on the topic of homosexuality.

Original Air Date: May 15, 2014 In today’s program, JD discusses part of the Southwestern seminary report at the SBC annual meeting in which Paige Patterson picks as many fights as he can. Then, JD plays a message he recently preached entitled ‘Handed Them Over’ on the topic of homosexuality....

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Polemics Report 115 | Transgender Dress-Up Camp for little boys | Article From Jim Eliff  

Original Air Date: June 28, 2014 In today’s episode, JD begins with analysis of a Transgender Dress-Up Camp for little boys, and then tackles a tweet by Universalist and Open Theist Tylor Standley from Williams Baptist College and discusses whether or not tracts are outdated and ‘fundamentalist.’ Then, JD...

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Polemics Report 113 | Possible gag-order on Mohler concerning Ergun Caner | Army deserter and P.O.W. was raised Presbyterian and therefore, Calvinism might to blame for his desertion? 

Original Air Date: June 5, 2014 On today’s episode, JD does some ‘housekeeping’ and gives additional info concerning recent reporting, including that the reporting on Danny Cortez has not been exactly accurate and more on the possible gag-order on Mohler concerning Ergun Caner. JD then talks about Brad Whitt...

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Polemics Report 112 | Tylor Standley of WBC | Peter Lumpkins and speculation about Al Mohler’s silence concerning Ergun Caner 

Original Air Date: June 4, 2014 On today’s program, JD reports on an SBC professor fired because his ‘magnificent beard’ was used by a brewery on their beer cans (without his knowledge). JD also discusses Tylor Standley of WBC (Jordan’s alma mater, previously discussed with Chris Rosebrough) who has...

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Polemics Report 111 | Planned Parenthood issuing a ‘pastoral letter’ | Spurgeon’s historical reasons for disfellowshiping

Original Air Date: June 3, 2014 In today’s episode, JD discusses a few news articles, including Planned Parenthood issuing a ‘pastoral letter’ to assure people that God approves of abortion, and then discusses several music artists that started out in contemporary music – as illustrated in an article from...

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Polemics Report 110 | A recent fad – grown men ordering breast milk online to ‘boost their energy’ | Radio Free SBC 

Original Air Date: June 2, 2014 Today’s episode begins with JD discussing a recent fad – grown men ordering breast milk online to ‘boost their energy’ and then moves on to an article in his local paper encouraging Montanans to ‘Celebrate Gay Marriage.’ Then JD launches into a Radio...

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Polemics Report 108 | Synergism Tomorrow | Jennifer Knap’s Lesbian Memoir 

Original Air Date: May 29, 2014 In today’s program, JD discusses an article at Synergism Tomorrow in which Peter Lumpkins goes after Chuck Quarrles for ‘believing the Bible and stuff’ (that’s JD’s characterization) and then move to Jennifer Knap’s Lesbian memoir being published by a Christian Book publisher and...

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Polemics Report 107 | Message on the Topic of Law and Gospel | Relationship Between Justification and Sanctification

Original Air Date: May 28, 2014 In today’s program, JD plays a message on the topic of Law and Gospel he preached this Sunday. From 1 Timothy 3, JD discusses Christian standards for holiness and the relationship between justification and sanctification. In the Daily #DOWNGRADE, JD breaks down a...

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Polemics Report 106 | Dave Miller’s SBC Voices as JD talks about Ronnie Floyd’s School of Ministry President | Cross Church 

Original Air Date: May 27, 2014 On today’s program, JD talks about “tap theology” and the assertion that beer can be used to bring people together. After a brief discussion about Dave Miller’s SBC Voices as JD talks about Ronnie Floyd’s School of Ministry President in a newer post...

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Polemics Report 103 | Glenn Beck | Tullian vs The Gospel Coalition Drama 

Original Air Date: May 22, 2014 On today’s program, JD covers Liberty University’s response to criticism concerning Glenn Beck preaching at their convocation, then plays clips from Glenn Beck’s rebuke of the “haters” with “moron children” who are upset at Liberty for inviting him t speak. JD briefly discusses...

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 Polemics Report 102 | with Chris Rosebrough on an article in Relevant Magazine “Six Heretics Who Should Be Banned From Evangelicalism”  | Mars Hill 

Original Air Date: May 21, 2014 On today’s program, JD briefly encourages folks to pay attention to the reporting on Louisiana College from the Town Talk and then laments the continual lecturing on being “divisive” from the posts at SBC VoicIn today’s program, JD puts his alma mater, Williams...

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Polemics Report 099 | Eternal Lordship of Christ and the Incarnational Lordship of Christ

Pulpit & Pen Program, May 15, 2014 In today’s episode, JD talks about Caner losing his second lawsuit, this time to Jonathan Autry. The judge unleashes on Caner, using the terms “ludicrous,” “outlandish,” and “bizarre” to describe his arguments. The judges also discusses the frivolous, pointless nature of his...

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Polemics Report 096 | Perry Noble’s tweet | Tom Buck talks Andy Stanley

Pulpit & Pen Program, May 12, 2014 On today’s episode, JD discusses Perry Noble’s tweet that we shouldn’t ‘obsess’ over gender of who preaches the Gospel, then has a call-in with Pastor Tom Buck about Andy Stanley’s recent assertions at First Baptist Orlando concerning how we are to preach...

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Polemics Report 092 | Joel Osteen | Russell Moore’s ‘concessions’ on gay marriage

Pulpit & Pen Program, May 7, 2014   In today’s program, JD beings with 30 seconds of positive affirmation from Joel Osteen and then discuss Christians becoming caricatures of themselves and yet still encourages believers to not let the mocking of the lost world affect our standards of holiness in...

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Polemics Report 090 | Pat Robertson | The Pope is the anti-Christ

Pulpit & Pen Program, May 5, 2014   On today’s program, JD discusses Pat Robertson suggesting Christians not evangelize in social media because it’s like ‘casting pearls before swine’ and then he addresses an article in the Baptist Press about Lifeway curriculum that promotes the doctrine of Unsuccessful Redemption....

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Polemics Report 089 | Rick Perry’s baptism | Dan Barnes calls gay marriage a ‘complex issue’

Pulpit & Pen Program, May 2, 2014   On today’s episode, JD discusses numerous articles, beginning with a post at Pulpit & Pen designed for you to re-post in social media each time someone uses the term ‘OMG.’ JD also discusses Rick Perry’s baptism, Selena Gomez at Judah Smith’s...

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Polemics Report 085 | Matthew Vines | Batman church and Starwars church

Pulpit & Pen Program, April 24, 2014   On today’s episode, JD goes rapid-fire through today’s headlines, include the Twitter conversation between “gay Christian” Matthew Vines and Al Mohler, JD Greear’s angering of Rachel Held Evans and the HuffPo people over a statement he made equating abolition with homosexuality,...

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Polemics Report 083 | “11 Maternity Wedding Gowns Designed to Flaunt Your Baby Bump.”

Pulpit & Pen Program, April 22, 2014 On today’s program, JD starts with an advertisement from a bridal magazine highlighting “11 Maternity Wedding Gowns Designed to Flaunt Your Baby Bump.” He then moves on to a megachurch pastor who says he was “nudged by Jesus” to change his views...

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Polemics Report 080 | Sin and Continued rebellion towards Christ | Louisiana College Board

Pulpit & Pen Program, April 16, 2014 In today’s episode, JD covers the daunting sin and continued rebellion towards Christ by the Louisiana College Board of Trustees.JD believes there’s no recourse for Louisiana Baptists but to leave the state Convention. He also discusses a newly hired female ‘impastor’ and...

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Polemics Report 074 | Mozilla CEO Resigns | Downgrade Liberty University

Original Air Date: April 6, 2014 On today’s program, JD discusses a number of news topics, including the forced resignation of Mozilla’s CEO because he supported the pro-marriage Proposition 8 in California. Also discussed is WorldVision’s reversal and the ‘tens of thousands’ of children now going unsupported and Rachel...

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Polemics Report 067 | Louisiana College | Hobby Lobby Hypocritical?

Original Air Date: March 26, 2014 On today’s program, JD discusses the culture of corruption of Louisiana College staff – particularly the chief of police and another faculty member who attempt to silence and shame students calling for prayer. JD also addresses Senator Boxer calling Hobby Lobby hypocritical for...

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 Polemics Report 063 | Conversation with Chris Rosebrough, about Mark Driscoll’s letter of repentance | Zombies are in the Bible? 

Original Air Date: March 20, 2014 In today’s episode, JD has a conversation with host of Fighting for the Faith and founder of Pirate Christian Radio, Chris Rosebrough, about Mark Driscoll’s letter of repentance regarding recent scandals. In the Daily #DOWNGRADE, JD discusses whether or not zombies are in...

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  Polemics Report 060 | Update about The Caner Project | Altar call manipulation | Pastor who set himself on fire 

Original Air Date: March 17, 2014 On today’s doublesode, JD first begins with an update about The Caner Project and then discusses altar call manipulation tactics and looks specifically at Bill Britt’s altar call as an example. For the Daily #DOWNGRADE, JD discusses briefly a pastor who set himself...

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Polemics Report 059 | Louisiana College | Secular from sacred music, using Lecrae as an example | Advertisement from a Denver (non)church 

Original Air Date: March 14, 2014 Friday’s program summary: In this episode, JD discusses the new revelation that SACS has opened an investigation into the Louisiana College on account of the information released on the Pulpit & Pen Program. He then asks if it’s necessary to separate secular from...

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 Polemics Report 058 | JD issues a Missing Person’s alert for Joe Aguillard supporters | Tim Johnson’s lawsuit against Louisiana College | Joel Osteen | Tony Miano  

Original Air Date: March 13, 2014 Program summary for Thursday: In this episode, JD issues a Missing Person’s alert for Joe Aguillard supporters, then discusses Tim Johnson’s lawsuit against Louisiana College. JD talks about Joel Osteen’s stolen offering and evangelicals trying to raise the dead. Then, JD plays a...

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Polemics Report 057 | News the Baptist Press isn’t Covering | Candace Cameron-Bure and the topic of modesty | Modern culture’s desire for a ‘hot’ Jesus in the Daily #DOWNGRADE.  

Original Air Date: March 12, 2014 In today’s program, JD talks about news the Baptist Press isn’t covering, including Jay Adkins’ revelation of a threat received from Louisiana College Trustee Board President, Tommy French and a Brewton-Parker alumni board member who resigned on account of Ergun Caner. JD also...

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Polemics Report 056 | Rick Warren | Veto of the bill asserting Christian liberty | Comments in Peter Lumpkins’ blog

Original Air Date: March 11, 2014 In this LC-Free episode, JD talks about Rick Warren’s allegorizing of the David and Goliath narrative and his invitation to Ariana Huffington speaking at his church this weekend. JD explains why he agrees with Arizona Governor Jan Brewer’s veto of the bill asserting...

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Polemics Report 055 | Shepherd’s Conference | JD discusses a propagandic Georgia Baptist Index interview with Ergun Caner  

Original Air Date: March 10, 2014 On Monday’s program, JD talks about the Shepherd’s Conference and then discusses a biased Louisiana Baptist Message article about the Louisiana College situation written by propagandist, Kelly Boggs. In the Daily #DOWNGRADE segment, JD discusses a propagandic Georgia Baptist Index interview with Ergun...

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Polemics Report 049 | Town Talk’s article | Brewton-Parker | listen and respect the open-air preacher | Lee Thomas promoting his ‘Praying Effectively for the Lost’

Original Air Date: February 28, 2014 In today’s program, JD discusses the Town Talk’s article, which includes Louisiana College’s press release insulting him, and explains a little bit more about the controversy. He briefly addresses a press release from Brewton-Parker and also explains why you should sit, listen and...

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.Polemics Report 048 | Louisiana | Richard Owen Roberts Trust and Revival Institute | Jonathan Merritt’s assertion that Christians should provide services to gay weddings  

Original Air Date: February 27, 2014 In today’s doublesode, JD explains why a guy from Montana cares about what’s going in Louisiana, discusses the upcoming Richard Owen Roberts Trust and Revival Institute and an upcoming event, and then moves on to talk about Jonathan Merritt’s assertion that Christians should...

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Polemics Report 045 | Al Mohler | Joe Aguillard | Kenneth Copeland and the Pope | Young, Restless and Reformed

Original Air Date: February 23, 2014 In today’s “doublesode”, JD discusses a number of important issues; Why on earth did Al Mohler pledge to nominate Ronnie Floyd as the next president of the SBC? Is it “selling out” or a brilliant and calculated move to keep the radical Hankins...

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Polemics Report 044 | “Interracial Marriage” | Stephen Furtick, children’s coloring book | Furtick’s manufactured miracles and so-called “spontaneous” baptisms

Original Air Date: February 21, 2014 In today’s program, JD explains why he is against “Interracial Marriage.” Don’t jump to conclusions as to what that means – you’ll be pleasantly pleased (unless you’re a bit racist). Then, JD briefly discusses the Stephen Furtick “Obey Your Leader” children’s coloring book...

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Polemics Report 043 | gun registration and confiscation | “Son of God” movie | “Spurgeon’s Calvinism” | Trevin Wax

Original Air Date: February 20, 2014 In today’s program, JD discuss gun registration and confiscation, then comments on a Tim Challies scathing article on Rick Warren and the “Son of God” movie. He also discusses the “Spurgeon’s Calvinism” book recently out, then plays a clip from Matt Davis of...

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Polemics Report 042 | Church in a bar | church in a bar | “sermon jam” with Paul Washer | JD and Phil Johnson | Rick Warren and Lifeway

Original Air Date: February 19, 2014 In today’s episode, JD discusses briefly an article at SBC Voices about why we can’t all get along, and talks about church in a bar. Then, JD plays a 12 minute “sermon jam” for Reformation Montana Conference 2012 with Paul Washer, JD and...

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Polemics Report 040 | “prayer in schools” | Biblical theology of public nudity and clothing

Original Air Date: February 17, 2014 On Monday’s Program, JD explains why he doesn’t believe in “prayer in schools” and Christians shouldn’t advocate for it. He then discusses an article by Bob Hadley explaining that Biblical Monergists for some reason believe that the Gospel is for sanctification and not...

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Polemics Report 033 | Ken Ham and Bill Nye debate with, Sye Ten Bruggencate | Ken Ham and Bill Nye debate with presuppositional apologist, Sye Ten Bruggencate

Original Air Date: February 6, 2014 In today’s program, JD discusses the Ken Ham and Bill Nye debate with presuppositional apologist, Sye Ten Bruggencate. He then addresses the new Duck Dynasty Sunday School curriculum in the Daily #DOWNGRADE.

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Polemics Report 032 | Home School | Conversation between former 2nd VP of the SBC Dave Miller and Connect 316 board member, Rick Patrick.

Original Air Date: February 5, 2014 In today’s episode, JD discusses home school and plays several clips from the film, indoctrination. He uses as examples, several news items, including articles about the crackdown on religious freedom in schools and plays a clip of people signing a petition to lock...

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Polemics Report 031 | JD reviews a clip from Jordan Cooper on Baptism | Clip from a preacher asserting that the Bible is the Mark of the Beast

Original Air Date: February 4, 2015 JD reviews a clip from Jordan Cooper, asserting that parents can know their children are saved because they’ve been baptized. He briefly discusses Pulpit & Pen’s interview with Peter Lumpkins’ predecessor at Brewton Parker College and then plays a clip from a preacher...

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Polemics Report 030 | Acts 2:38 to address baptismal regeneration | Christian Post article about Paul Washer’s preaching | Social Justice

Original Air Date: February 2, 2014 In this episode, JD briefly discusses Tim Rogers’ continued use of alleged child molestation to discredit those calling for Caner’s repentance, then moves on to exegete Acts 2:38 to address baptismal regeneration and why we are baptized BECAUSE we’ve been forgiven and not...

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Polemics Report 028 | Pope on the cover of Rolling Stone | Southern Baptist Sex Conference | Bob Hadley’s Bribing

Original Air Date: January 30, 2014 In Thursday’s episode, JD discusses recent news; the Pope on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine, the Southern Baptist Sex Conference, Caner can’t stop lying as JD was the first to uncover his latest falsehood, being prepared for natural disasters, and the Daily...

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Polemics Report 025 | Ergun Caner’s selection of Peter Lumpkins | Call-in from Pulpit & Pen Contributor, Pastor Gene Clyatt.

Original Air Date: January 27, 2014 In today’s program, JD discusses Ergun Caner’s selection of Peter Lumpkins at the Vice President of Miscommunication at Brewton Parker College, and also discusses it further with a call-in from Pulpit & Pen Contributor, Pastor Gene Clyatt.  

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Polemics Report 024 | Joe Aguillard | Youth Ministry | Interview with Ken Fryer |

Original Air Date: January 23, 2014 This was supposed to be a lite episode because JD is traveling to speak at various engagements, but new audio released of Joe Aguillard of Louisiana (Southern Baptist) College threatening and intimidating employees to demand their “loyalty” changed that. JD addresses that issue,...

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Polemics Report 022 | Calvin and Servetus | clip from Pastor Witt about the Sinner’s Prayer | Sermon on Sanctity of Life

Original Air Date: January 21, 2014 In today’s episode, JD talks about a few news issues, including the recent court decision “giving” bloggers the same 1st Amendment rights as other journalists, Peter Lumpkins’ continued fixation on Calvin and Servetus, and an article by Ron Hale about the doctrine of...

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Polemics Report 021 | Subject and Mode of Biblical Baptism | Update on the Norman, OK abolitonist recently assaulted | Open letter from Thom Rainer to the SBC.

Original Air Date: January 20, 2014 In today’s program, JD discusses some ins and outs of the subject and mode of Biblical baptism. He also gives an update on the Norman, OK abolitonist recently assaulted as the abortive mother in the video called into a radio program to defend...

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Polemics Report 020 | Update about the abolitionist in Norman, Oklahoma who was attacked | JD’s Easter Message

Original Air Date: January 16, 2017 Into Thursday’s episode, JD gives an update about the abolitionist in Norman, Oklahoma who was attacked by a post-abortive father. The city attorney is refusing to prosecute and refuses to look at the video evidence of the assault because it belongs to an...

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Polemics Report 019 | Caner Project Update | JD discusses youth ministry with Brannon Howse |

Original Air Date: January 15, 2015 In today’s program, JD first mentions the passive-aggressive criticism of critics in a certain Southern Baptist blog, then moves on to a Caner Project update. Afterward, JD discusses youth ministry with Brannon Howse, who just came off a successful 2014 Contend Conference. Finally,...

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Polemics Report 018 | “Finney-esque” | JD talked with SBC 2nd VP Jared Moore about the book, “Ten Sacred Cows in Christianity that Need to Be Tipped” |

Original Air Date: January 14,2014 On Tuesday’s program JD discussed a few news articles, including Timothy George’s assertion that Catholics are our “brothers and sisters.” He also talked about a “Finney-esque” altar call. For the main segment, JD talked with SBC 2nd VP Jared Moore about the book, “Ten...

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Polemics Report 017 | Phillips, Craig and Dean’s signing of the Baptist Faith & Message | Tony Miano’s arrest | Tim Guthrie’s rant against Calvinism

Original Air Date: January 13, 2014 In today’s program, JD first discusses Phillips, Craig and Dean’s signing a statement affirming the Southern Baptist Faith & Message and why Southern Baptists (and other evangelicals) should still be very, very cautious. JD also discusses Tony Miano’s arrest and in the Daily...

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Polemics Report E015 | JD Interviews Michael Brown | JD Speaks to Ken Fryer | anti-Trinitarian Group Phillips, Craig & Dean

Original Air Date: January 8, 2014 In today’s program, JD interviews Dr. Michael Brown about his appearance on Benny Hinn’s television program. JD also speaks to Ken Fryer in the Daily #DOWNGRADE segment, discussing Al Mohler (and other Southern Baptist leaders) signing of the Manhattan Declaration and the growing...

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Polemics Report E014 | Articles on the difference between Lutheran and Baptist on the sacraments | JD interviews Lutheran pastor Matt Richard | Cooperative Program dollars funding SBC conference

Original Air Date: January 7, 2014 In this episode, JD discusses three news articles and opines on the difference between Lutheran and Baptists views on baptism and the Lord’s Supper, then interviews Lutheran Church Missouri Synod pastor, Matt Richard, about the exodus of evangelicals into more confessional faiths. In...

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Polemics Report E013 | Eric Hankin’s Resignation | JD interviews James White about Ergun Caner | Michael Brown’s relationship with Benny Hinn

Original Air Date January 6, 2014 In today’s episode, JD briefly discusses the pulpiteers’ influence on Eric Hankins resigning from the Connect 316 organization concerning Timothy Rogers’ behavior in social media. Next, JD interviews Dr. James White about why the Ergun Caner cover-up still matters. In the Daily #DOWNGRADE...

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Polemics Report E012 | Tim Rogers’s and Ergun Caner’s Apologies | RC Sproul,Gospel Coalition on Repentance | Fortune Cookie Theology | Sermon on the Wrath of God

Original air date January 2, 2014 In Thursday’s episode, JD addresses Tim Roger’s ‘apology’ and also the ‘apology’ offered by Ergun Caner in 2010. JD then plays a clip from RC Sproul on repentance and gives commentary on a Gospel Coalition article on repentance. For the Daily Downgrade Segment,...

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Polemics Report E011 | Calvin, Servetus, Caner Cover-Ups | Jonathan Edwards’s Resolutions

Original air date January 1, 2014 In today’s program, JD discusses claims that John Calvin is the ‘true’ Great Evangelical Cover-Up and JD gives 10 reasons the Caner Cover-up and the execution of Servetus aren’t exactly the same thing. JD also discusses Jonathan Edward’s Resolutions in light of New...

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Polemics Report E006 | Josh Williamson Joins JD | Open Air Preaching | Hillsong Church NYC

Original Air Date December 24, 2013 In today’s episode JD interviews street preacher, Josh Williamson from Perth, Scotland. They discuss the theology of open air preaching, why it should be done and how to do it well. In the downgrade segment, JD discusses Hillsong Church NYC and their refusal...

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