Church columnist: Catching up; Buy truth, don’t sell

Church columnist: Catching up; Buy truth, don’t sell

Before getting into the meat of this week’s column, please indulge me in a bit of rambling. There are a few things that I need to mention and so...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Church column: Are people of Israel today children of God by reason of heritage?

Church column: Are people of Israel today children of God by reason of heritage?

The people of Israel today, are they the children of God by reason of heritage?Just as with last week’s question, this question is based in the ...

September 4th, 2016 updated: September 4th, 2016. |  


Church column: Was the “Church of the New Testament” in God’s plan before the death of Christ?

Church column: Was the “Church of the New Testament” in God’s plan before the death of Christ?

Before getting into the answer to this question I want to point out some things from its parts.First, that there is a “Church of the New Testame...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Church column: Christians don’t believe in science?

Church column: Christians don’t believe in science?

I recently saw a Facebook post, with an accompanying video, making the claim that one of the candidates on the ticket in the presidential election thi...

August 14th, 2016 |  


Church column: Respect for the word of God

Church column: Respect for the word of God

There was a time in this country that the word of God was held in high regard and respected in every aspect of American life. Until fairly recently, t...

August 7th, 2016 updated: August 7th, 2016. |  


Church column: TULIP — Perseverance of the saints

Church column: TULIP — Perseverance of the saints

While there is much more that could be said on each point of Calvinism’s TULIP, we have come to final point.The P in TULIP stands for “per...

July 31st, 2016 updated: July 31st, 2016. |  


Church column: Irresistible grace — to get the TULIP really confused

Church column: Irresistible grace — to get the TULIP really confused

Notice what Calvin said about free will.“Having seen that the dominion of sin, ever since the first man was brought under it, not only extends t...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Church column: TULIP, unconditional election – true or false?

Church column: TULIP, unconditional election – true or false?

The “U” in “TULIP” stands for “unconditional election.”The Moody Handbook of Theology defines “unconditional...

July 10th, 2016 |  


Church columnist: A lovely flower, but a lousy doctrine, part 2b

Church columnist: A lovely flower, but a lousy doctrine, part 2b

I have been studying, preaching, and teaching the Bible for a long time. I’ve preached in three countries and seven of the United States. I have...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Church columnist: TULIP — Let’s call it ‘part 2a’

Church columnist: TULIP — Let’s call it ‘part 2a’

From the response to last week’s article, it is clear that there needs to be more discussion on the topic of total depravity. That’s the &...

June 19th, 2016 |