Fools. That’s what the world called us. At least, the world as it was experienced in Hawaii and Southern California. I had some other… odd(?) experiences while still in the Marine Corps on Okinawa and other places, but Hawaii and California stand out as being some of the most, well, unique. It was a sunny … Continue reading Only Fools Share The Gospel.
Recently, a dear acquaintance of mine, Jared Oliphint, released an informal review article on Dr. James Dolezal’s book All That Is in God. There have been several reviews written on this very brief work, some very positive and some very negative. Oliphint is charitable as he seeks to develop his concerns related to Dolezal’s presentation. That said, … Continue reading An Assessment of Jared Oliphint’s Thoughts on ‘All That Is in God’
A Biblical Critique of Craig’s Accessibilism Paul, in his letter to the Romans, says, “He will render to each one according to his works: to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, he will give eternal life; but for those who are self-seeking and do not obey the truth, … Continue reading A Biblical Critique of Craig’s Accessibilism (2)
William Lane Craig’s Accessibilism In addition to his neo-Apollinarianism and his Molinism, William Lane Craig has no shortage of controversial theology. Call me a newbie, but I didn’t know about his Accessibilism until rather recently. He articulates it in his article titled, Politically Incorrect Salvation. Now, the title is a little misleading for some. Before … Continue reading William Lane Craig’s Accessibilism: An Introduction (1)
In this article, I will discuss the Reformational backgrounds of local church membership. Not only will I cover language from both John Calvin and Francis Turretin, but I will also jump forward to men like Charles Hodge. Bojidar Marinov has openly denied that local church membership is mandated in Scripture, and he has also denied … Continue reading Church Membership: A Treatise (3)
Chosen. It’s kinda got a ring to it doesn’t it? The word, eklegomai in the Greek, can also be rendered selected, or elected. The apostle Paul uses the term often in his New Testament epistolary writings. Usually, he uses the term in reference to God choosing a particular people for Himself. However, the nature of this selection or election is rather … Continue reading Chosen in Christ: A Response to Wagner and Flowers