This book is a personal testimony and record of the author’s theological struggle and journey out of the “consensus views” (Calvinism and Arminianism) regarding election and predestination. The quest was to allow the Bible to define its own words, thus, no ultimate...
In recent years, there has been a need for a balanced, scholarly, and well-researched response to those who argue that there is no future hope for God’s chosen people. Popular writers such as John Piper, Hank Hanegraaff, and the late R. C. Sproul have influenced a generation toward the belief that God has abrogated His […]
Book Review: Determined to Believe? The Sovereignty of God, Freedom, Faith, & Human Responsibility by Dr. John C. Lennox
In recent years, there has been a need for a balanced, scholarly, and well-reasoned book to answer some of the more strident Calvinist apologists’ charges. In some assemblies, aggressive Calvinist authors and teachers have created baseless division and unrest. The book Determined to Believe?, written by Professor John Lennox, is exactly the kind of book […]
By: Charles Fizer The Apostle Paul emphasized the importance of Bible doctrine sixteen times in his letters to Timothy and Titus (I Timothy 1:3, 10; 4:6, 16). Bible doctrine is teaching exactly what the Scriptures reveal, whether it is objective truth or the practical commands they contain. In our desire to be “relevant” or “practical,” […]
In 2007, the novel The Shack1 took the Christian community by storm. At that time, this self-published work sold well over one million copies in a single year. The Shack stood at the number one position for paperback fiction on the New York Times’ bestsellers list for a number of months. Many Christian leaders have […]
Book Review: New Testament Priests, Speak Up! Encouraging Broader Participation In The Lord’s Supper
Understanding what worship is can be a challenge for a new believer. Even harder might be actually going ahead and sharing in a worship meeting. Truthfully, many find it very intimidating to start participating audibly in the Lord’s Supper. “I could never see myself standing up and talking.” “What should I say?” “What will others […]