Predestination (Part 4) – Transformation, not Destination

In Part 3 of this series on predestination, I challenged you to do a little homework and search for the word “predestination” using your favorite Bible app.  If you did this, you discovered that the word “predestination” isn’t actually in the Bible!  What the Bible does talk about, however, are people and events being “predestined”Continue reading “Predestination (Part 4) – Transformation, not Destination”

What is a Christian?

It has been said that “the Gospel is simple enough for a child to understand, but deep enough for you to spend the rest of your life studying it.”  I’m not certain where I first heard this notion, but I would argue that the same principle applies to answering the question, “What is a Christian?”Continue reading “What is a Christian?”

Predestination (Part 1)

When you consider the vast array of Christian denominations that have come into existence over the past 400 years, one thing becomes clear: just about any issue can be perceived as sufficient justification for creating yet another faction within the Church. Every doctrine is a potential source of discord, and rather than clinging to theContinue reading “Predestination (Part 1)”

My body, my choice?

“My body, my choice.” There. I said it. Who would’ve thought that as the epitome of everything that’s supposedly wrong in 21st century America (I’m white, male, middle class, conservative, Christian, “Pro Life”…need I go on?) that this “deplorable” would suddenly embrace the mantra of the “Pro Choice” movement? In fact, there are many “ProContinue reading “My body, my choice?”

Where does the Trinity really come from?

Part 3 of the video series, “Understanding the Trinity,” is now available on YouTube. It provides a brief overview of the Trinity’s connection to the philosophy of Aristotle, whose theory of “substances” heavily influenced the early church and eventually found its way into official doctrine via the doctrine of the Trinity. Granted, the Trinity certainlyContinue reading “Where does the Trinity really come from?”

We’re on YouTube!

We live in a digital age, and so I’m excited to announce the launch of our YouTube channel where we have just released our first two videos! They are the first two installments of a multi-part series that will (hopefully!) appeal to those who would prefer to watch a series of short videos rather thanContinue reading “We’re on YouTube!”


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