Superadded Gift or Concreated Gift?

The Roman Catholic notion of the donum superadditum (superadded gift) teaches that, at creation, God created man––body and soul. But because creation requires the gracious sustainment of the Creator, it would, in theory, slip off into non-being (non-existence) without His adding sustaining grace. Therefore, man in his essential parts––both body and soul––are in conflict with one […]

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The Nearsightedness of New Covenant Theology

Before I begin writing about this, I want to acknowledge a few things. First, New Covenant Theology (NCT) is not a monolith. This makes it incredibly difficult to critique. Granted that NCT is not a confessional position, there’s no one organized statement as to what NCT is, or what NCT adherents believe about NCT. The […]

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Molinism and Self-Existence

Recently, I had the privilege of appearing on Evan McClanahan’s radio show on KPFT 90.1, called Sin Boldly. Evan was interested in having me on in light of an article I wrote a few weeks back titled ‘The Break-Up: Molinism & Divine Simplicity’. Now, Evan is not a Molinist, but he did invite Eric Hernandez of […]

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Securing the Heavens in the Heart

Dear Brethren, A call, if you will, to prayer and discernment for the ministers of the gospel: What do the greatest ministers of the gospel have in common? Some may say brilliance. Others may say a stupendous work ethic. Still, others may compare them by their willingness to say boldly what must be said. Even […]

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Reasonable Theology: A Firm Foundation

The Christian must put an end to reason where faith begins. For the last century, this has been a common assumption, even among evangelical believers. But what is reason, what is faith? While there certainly should be a distinction made between the two, are they to be seen as totally estranged from one another? Faith in one […]

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