Message 6, Questions and Answers:

Sinclair Ferguson, Nathan Clark George, Andrew Peterson, and R.C. Sproul Jr. answer a variety of questions dealing with the responses of evangelical churches and colleges to the arts of drama and literature; how to distinguish between good art and bad art; how parents discuss the dangers of a worldly culture without quenching their child’s wonder, and how we understand God’s immutability.


  1. In relation to Jesus growing in wisdom and stature, how do we understand the immutability of God’s nature? (00:01)
  2. Why is there is a discomfort—even a fear—of art, drama, and literature among many evangelical churches, colleges, and communities? (07:50)
  3. How can we distinguish between good art and bad art? (15:29)
  4. Can we look to secular art to find goodness, beauty, and truth? (25:10)
  5. How can parents make their children aware of the dangers of a worldly culture without quenching their wonder? (30:57)
  6. If a Christian is invited to a gay marriage, should they go? (38:51)
  7. Should a Reformed Christian leave an Arminian church? (39:53)
  8. Andrew Peterson, in your books, why did you make the younger son the king and the older son his protector? (44:52)
  9. What is the current status of the devil? Is he the strong man who is bound, or is he roaming the earth? (46:53)

Note: This Questions and Answers session is made available for historical archival purposes only. Further, answers given reflect the views of the individual speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Dr. R.C. Sproul and Ligonier Ministries. Here is our Statement of Faith.