Bart Gingerich

Bart Gingerich

Barton Gingerich is an IRD Fellow. He graduated in 2011 from Patrick Henry College with a B.A. in History. He now attends Reformed Episcopal Seminary and serves as a Fellow at St. Mark's Reformed Episcopal Church in Pennsylvania.

O Saving Victim

I’ve had it all wrong. This way is not the way of death. It is the way of life, and that eternal.

SYMPOSIUM: Recognizing the Real and Good

The Church’s teaching on sexuality and marriage is an assent to the world.

Hobby Lobby and the Ideology of Discrimination

“We are now entering a realm where the government is seen as the insurer of autonomy and must grow in power to achieve that end.”

You Must Learn How to Pray

Man must be taught how to pray. While he always worships, he does not naturally know how to pray.

Bishop Thomas Ken: a Case of Theological and Political Integrity

The glow of Thomas Ken’s life causes us to long for ecclesiastical figures of such tremendous discernment and integrity as we enter an era no less confusing and fractious as the good bishop’s. May church leaders who interact with the government show such upright character, no matter the cost. As Bishop Ken proves, the price tag for ethical stands is rarely cheap.

Mark Driscoll’s Repentance and Us

If you reject repentance and forgiveness, then Christianity probably isn’t the religion for you, for grace and mercy are the very things our Savior extends to all of us.

Where are the Adults in the Room?

Jonathan Merritt, who is particularly proud about his black sheep status in the evangelical world, even went so far as to ask if conservative evangelicals would support a Unitarian baker refusing to make a wedding cake for a Christian couple for religious reasons. “Would conservative Christians support this storeowner’s actions?” Merritt aggressively questioned.

Womb Transplants? A New Bioethics Question for Everyday Christians

Christians need to realize that complicated ethical questions are knocking on their front door and will soon knock down the gate altogether.

Weddings Cakes, Evangelicals, and Philistinism

Jethani, of course, entitled his piece “An Evangelical Case for Gay Wedding Cakes.” No doubt his word processor inquired, “You typed ‘evangelical.’ Did you mean to write ‘Mainline Protestant liberal’ instead?”

#Facepalm Friday: Pres. Bishop Jefferts-Schori to Give C. S. Lewis Lecture

Lewis has not only united classical Anglicans but Christians in general with his impressive corpus of writing; Jefferts Schori has managed to help catalyze a global rupture in the world third largest Christian communion.