Three Reasons to Be in Favor of Bible Classes in Public Schools

If you're like me, you've already heard the news that President Trump is pushing for "Bible literacy classes" in public schools. If it was not shocking news, perhaps it was perplexing. How in the world are we going to expect school teachers, many of whom are leftists, to teach the Bible honestly and accurately? It … Continue reading Three Reasons to Be in Favor of Bible Classes in Public Schools

The Sufficiency of Scripture in Worship

When the Reformers and the post-Reformed referred to the "sufficiency of the Scriptures," they specifically meant the adequacy of the Scriptures to communicate saving knowledge, to guide the Christian's living, and to instruct the church in worship. Throughout the biblical narrative, God always told His people how to conduct worship. There is never an example, … Continue reading The Sufficiency of Scripture in Worship

Evil Christmas – I

I'm half a month late on this one. Usually, people who want to write about Christmas write their posts prior to Christmas day so everyone on Facebook can know (for the twentieth time) that Christmas is evil and should not be celebrated in any way. This is not a post like those. If you wanted … Continue reading Evil Christmas – I

When I Don’t ‘Feel’ Saved

Have you ever experienced a season wherein you feel as if God is far away? Discouragement and feelings of spiritual isolation may be painful, but they are relatively common throughout this roller coaster of Christian life. It is not weird to lack assurance of salvation, or feel as if God is "not on your side," … Continue reading When I Don’t ‘Feel’ Saved

Limited Atonement in Ephesians

The Calvinist has no shortage of biblical ammunition to combat universalism of Arminianism or Roman Catholicism. The battle for a "Reformed" soteriology takes many forms. Philosophical reasons are often given for why Arminianism, for example, fails to give sufficient explanation for its doctrine of salvation. And the same goes for Roman Catholicism. These are often … Continue reading Limited Atonement in Ephesians