On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Jeffrey Johnson discuss why Charles Spurgeon opposed Karl Marx, how the Church should respond to the social justice movement, the use of language, and how it is at the heart of social justice, along with his book, What Every Christian Needs to Know About Social Justice (Free Grace Press, 2021).
What you’ll hear in this episode
Why Charles Spurgeon opposed Karl Marx.
How the Church should respond to the social justice movement.
How understanding reality, how we know what we know, and who decides right and wrong equips Christians to evaluate the claims of social justice advocates.
How important it is that Christians understand how language works and how the use of language is at the heart of social justice.
How should the Church respond to attacks on religious liberty.
Whether there are situations where social justice rises to the level of church discipline.
How the biblical gospel counters the counterfeit gospel of social justice.
About the Guest
Jeff is the author of several Christian books, including the Amazon #1 Bestseller, The Church:Why Bother?
He is pastor/teacher of Grace Bible Church in Conway, Arkansas, a community where he also resides with his wife Letha and their two sons, Martyn and Christian.
Jeff graduated from Central Baptist College in Bible and earned his M. Rel. in Biblical Studies. He earned his Th.D in Systematics from Veritas Theological Seminary.
Along with his pastoral and publishing ministry, Jeff is a sought-after conference speaker and contributes regularly to the Reformed Baptist Blog.
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to his wife, Sarah. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, the Host and Producer of Equipping You in Grace Podcast, and is a contributor to and producer of Contending for the Word. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021), The Word Matters: Defending Biblical Authority Against the Spirit of the Age (G3 Press, 2022), and Contentment: The Journey of a Lifetime (Theology for Life, 2024). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.