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The End of Protestantism

Usually, I spend my time writing about stuff I disagree with. It is easier to poke holes in other people’s boats. However, I’m sitting in a boat too. There are positions I believe to be true that others can poke … Continue reading

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Radical Free Will

I recently read an article from Christ Hold Fast in which the author, Gerhard Forde, both misrepresents the free will position and re-defines the Gospel as his particular theological viewpoint. I am going to critique both aspects of his article. … Continue reading

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The Problem With Systematic Theology: An Example

Systematic Theology too often redefines words to serve itself. It is a noble endeavor to develop doctrines that clarify biblical theology and to categories those doctrines. Systematic theology, however, too often exists to prove the truth of the system. In … Continue reading

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We Were Voyagers: The Theology of Moana

[Disclaimer: This is certainly not the only way to look at the symbolism and typology in Moana. It would be great to discuss how any of you see it.] The kids and I have probably watched Moana three times since … Continue reading

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Are You Saying Man Can Control God?

One of the many things New Calvinism has done well is to overwhelm the internet research space with Calvinistic answers to common theological or pastoral questions. Ministries like Desiring God, Grace to You, or Ligonier dominate the results of Google … Continue reading

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My Heart for the Calvinism Debate

I have been writing mainly about the soteriological controversies surrounding the rise of what has been called “New Calvinism“, or the Young, Restless and Reformed movement. There are other topics I will write about but Calvinism will persist as one … Continue reading

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Ordo Salutis and Implications: Acts 28

I cannot stand proof texting. If you want me to get good and triggered, send me a proof text with an exegesis or argument that reaches the depths of “this is just what the Bible says man” and I can … Continue reading

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Power is a Gift and a Temptation

Power is a gift from God. Men are flawed human beings. How do we balance these truths? I’m two chapters in to Alister McGrath’s telling of the fascinating story of the King James Bible entitled┬áIn The Beginning. Perusing my father’s … Continue reading

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Hyper vs. Low Calvinism: What’s The Difference?

The great J.I. Packer is known to hold to a lower form of Calvinism. I was watching a recent YouTube vid┬áthat Leighton Flowers produced discussing the contradictions between hyper and lower Calvinism. I wondered if I could find some more … Continue reading

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A Response to Dennis Prager

National Review posted a piece by Dennis Prager on Never Trump. Here is a brief response. But I do not believe that the country will surely survive as the country it was founded to be. In that regard we are … Continue reading

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