God Saves Sinners

Shane Vander Hart: We are spiritually dead, slaves to sin, and quite literally enemies of God, but, thankfully, God saves sinners.

When The Gospel Was Rediscovered

Shane Vander Hart: The Reformers rediscovered the Gospel, and we must keep it the center of our churches, our families, our worship, and our lives.

Reading Well Again

Shane Vander Hart: We would all be better off if we would spend less time on social media and more time reading literature. I know I would. 

About Our Hiatus

Caffeinated Thoughts has been silent for a few weeks, and our editor, Shane Vander Hart, wanted to take some time to explain why. 

Remembering 9/11

The attacks on the Twin Towers and the Pentagon, as well as, the brave actions of the passengers of Flight 93 happened 20 years ago.

Praying The Gospel Way

“The Gospel Way” offers a theologically rich guide to praise God for His salvation and pray that it will permeate every aspect of our life.

Biden’s Level of Incompetence in Afghanistan Is Breathtaking

Shane Vander Hart: The level of incompetence displayed in the Biden Administration’s exit strategy in Afghanistan, if you can call it a strategy, is breathtaking.

Fallacy

G.K. Chesterton: “Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies because they become fashions.”

The Buck Stops With Biden

Shane Vander Hart: President Biden said that the buck for what is happening in Afghanistan stops with him, but seemed content to blame others.

Dealing With Doubt

Shane Vander Hart: While doubt is something that many of us go through from time to time, Christians are not meant to remain in that condition.

The Smooth Talking False Gospel

Michael Horton in the third chapter of Christless Christianity sets his sights on the Word of Faith movement, in particular Joel Osteen.

Our God, Our Help In Ages Past

Shane Vander Hart: Not only is God our help for ages past, but He is also our help and hope for today as well!

Why Does The Cross Offend?

Shane Vander Hart: Regarding the offense of the cross here are some words of wisdom from the late British theologian and biblical scholar John R.W. Stott.

The Offense of the Cross

Shane Vander Hart: If what you are teaching and preaching is the true Gospel, it will offend some.

Confusing Law and Gospel

Shane Vander Hart: We can’t ‘live’ the gospel. We can’t ‘do’ the Gospel. We can’t ‘be’ the Gospel. But we can believe it and share it.

Our Natural Heresy

Shane Vander Hart: Michael Horton said Pelagianism is the ‘default setting’ of the human heart and semi-Pelagianism has infiltrated many American churches.