Tag Archives: Calvinism

“What Is Man?”

“Men go to gape at mountain peaks, at the boundless tides of the sea, the broad sweep of rivers, the encircling ocean and the motions of the stars: and yet they leave themselves unnoticed; they do not marvel at themselves.” … Continue reading

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“The World” (John 3:16 sermon)

“Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world; red and yellow, black and white; they are precious in His sight. Jesus loves the little children of the world.” Many of us have known that song since childhood. Where did we … Continue reading

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“You Were Unwilling”

“Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were unwilling.” (Matthew 23:37) These … Continue reading

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Book Review: THINK: The Life of the Mind and the Love of God by John Piper

In the introduction to John Piper’s Think: The Life of the Mind and the Love of God, Piper writes that his book is a plea not to be “either/or” regarding thinking and feeling, that we need them both. And he … Continue reading

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Book Review: Father, Son & Holy Spirit by Bruce Ware

Many books, sermons — or even individual Christians themselves — may be labeled as either precise in theology, or strong in their application, but it can be hard to find in any of these a balanced pairing of both. Bruce … Continue reading

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“What Real Faith Looks Like: The Blame Game” (James 1:13-16)

I have noticed that during this election season there have been a lot of references to former President Ronald Reagan. Many are wishing for a candidate like him, and for a return to his kind of conservative vision. I remember … Continue reading

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Staying Under the “Big Tent” of Soteriology

While I am not a Calvinist, I have a number of friends and family members who are.  This helps give me what I believe is a balanced perspective regarding the current debate over soteriology in the SBC, which is revolving … Continue reading

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