Articles by Dr. Michael L. Brown
Why the Masterpiece Cake Case Matters to All Americans
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   12.04.17
Should a gay baker be required by law to design a cake with the message, “God hates fags”? Should an African American t-shirt maker be required by law to design a t-shirt saying, “Long live the KKK?” Should a Muslim caterer be required by law to provide pork for a secular event? Should a Jewish photographer be required to shoot a wedding on the Sabbath? The answer to all these questions is: Of course not. Why, then, should a Christian baker be required by law to design a cake celebrating the “wedding” of two women (or men)?
Pushing Back Against Transanity in the Sports World
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   10.23.17
Every so often, there is a moment of sanity that pushes back against transgender activism in the sports world, although the reaction to the sane decision is often anything but sane. And so it happened in Australia, where, “A male-female...
No, God Did Not Prescribe the Use of Cannabis in the Bible
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   09.26.17
Just when you think you’ve heard it all, a pastor calls your radio show asking how to respond to a congregant who claims that cannabis was sanctioned by God in the Torah. That’s right, sanctioned by the Lord Himself, not...
The Media’s Glaring Double Standards on Violence and Hate
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   08.21.17
When protestors pulled down a Confederate statue in Durham, North Carolina, NPR reported that they were chanting, "No KKK, No Fascist USA." Actually, they were chanting, "No cops, no KKK, no fascist USA!" Why did NPR omit "No cops"?
From ‘Lassie to ‘Game of Thrones’: What Has Become of America?
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   07.15.17
America was very far from perfect in the early 1960s. In much of the nation segregation was the law of the land and women certainly had far less opportunities than men, just to mention two of society’s inequities. And I’m quite aware the first issue of Playboy, featuring Marilyn Monroe in the nude, was published in 1953. At the same time, there’s no denying that America back then was a far more innocent, family friendly country than it is today.
Ben and Jerry’s Proves Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Is Not Marriage
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   05.31.17
The famous, specialty ice cream company, Ben and Jerry’s, has unintentionally given us further evidence that same-sex “marriage” is not marriage. How so?
A Question for Leftists and Progressives: Is This What You Mean by ‘Equality’?
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   04.17.17
I did not intend to write about this story, but when I saw a picture of the teenager in question, I had to. He is 15-years-old, clearly a biological male. Look at his picture for yourself, mustache and all. As...
Vimeo Declares War on Gospel Transformation
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   04.03.17
If Jesus has changed your life and set you free from homosexual practice, your testimony is not welcome on Vimeo – not now, not ever. And if you see homosexuality as another aspect of sexual brokenness, something for which Jesus...
How is it Fair When a Male Weightlifter Competes Against Women?
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   03.24.17
The performance was stunning, as New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard absolutely smoked the competition, beating her nearest competitor, a Samoan woman, by nearly 20 kilograms. The only problem is that Laurel is a biological male, born Gavin, which is why...
Shame on the Silent Christian Leaders Who Refuse to Stand Against Government Tyranny
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   02.17.17
There is only one thing more appalling than the Washington Supreme Court’s 9-0 ruling against religious liberty [on Thursday]. It is the silence of Christian leaders across America, leaders who choose convenience over confrontation, leaders who would rather be popular...
Who Are the Real Bible-Quoting Hypocrites?
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   02.04.17
One of the sharpest criticisms that comes against Bible-quoting, conservative Christians is that we are hypocrites, failing to live by the very book that we so zealously quote. Sadly, that criticism is often true.
Donald Trump, the Johnson Amendment, and the Question of Christian Cowardice
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   01.13.17
If President Trump succeeds in removing the oppressive Johnson Amendment, which limits freedom of speech from the pulpits, will Christian leaders be more outspoken on controversial moral, cultural, and political issues? I have my doubts, since I don’t believe it...
The Sickening Hypocrisy of Starbucks and Apple
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   04.20.16
She was only 17 years-old when she died. Her father cut out her tongue and burned her alive. What was her crime, and why did this man kill his own daughter in the most horrific imaginable way? He was a...
Behind the Gay Anger There Is Often Deep Pain
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   04.11.16
I had no idea who the man was, but he ended his note to me on Facebook with these words: “You’re a monster, and you do not exhibit anything near ‘Christ’ like. You are a demon. You are a plague...
PayPal Scorns Conservative Americans While Embracing Cuban Communists
By Dr. Michael L. Brown   |   04.09.16
In an act of extraordinary hypocrisy, PayPal, which last month announced its plans to expand into Cuba, has decided not to expand into North Carolina because the state is determined to keep its public bathrooms and locker rooms safe. PayPal...
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Dr. Michael L. Brown

Michael L. Brown is the founder and president of FIRE School of Ministry in Concord, North Carolina, director of the Coalition of Conscience, and host of the daily, nationally, syndicated talk radio show, “The Line of Fire,” as well as the host of the Jewish-outreach, documentary TV series, “Think It Thru,” which airs internationally on the INSP network. He became a believer in Jesus 1971 as a sixteen-year-old, heroin-shooting, LSD-using Jewish rock drummer. Since then, he has preached throughout America and around the world, bringing a message of repentance, revival, reformation, and cultural revolution.

He holds a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Literatures from New York University and has served as a visiting or adjunct professor at Southern Evangelical Seminary, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary (Charlotte), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Fuller Theological Seminary, Denver Theological Seminary, the King’s Seminary, and Regent University School of Divinity,, and he has contributed numerous articles to scholarly publications, including the Oxford Dictionary of Jewish Religion and the Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament.

Dr. Brown is the author of twenty books, including, Our Hands Are Stained with Blood: The Tragic Story of the “Church” and the Jewish People, which has been translated into more than twelve languages, the highly acclaimed five-volume series, Answering Jewish Objections to Jesus, a commentary on Jeremiah (part of the revised edition of the Expositor’s Bible Commentary), and several books on revival and Jesus revolution. His newest book is A Queer Thing Happened to America: And What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been.

Dr. Brown is a national and international speaker on themes of spiritual renewal and cultural reformation, and he has debated Jewish rabbis, agnostic professors, and gay activists on radio, TV, and college campuses. He is widely considered to be the world’s foremost Messianic Jewish apologist.

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