A comparison of Arminianism and Calvinism first looks at the Calvinist doctrine of total depravity in contrast to the Arminian doctrine of free will.
In this current political season, R.C. Sproul gives a great reminder about where our trust should ultimately be. Hint – it’s not in princes (or politicians). He writes: Yes, we must always work for social reform. Yes, we must be “profane’ in Martin Luther’s sense of going out of the temple and into the world. […]
I’ve been having on Facebook some discussions regarding a Christian’s responsibility in the polling booth, in particular, when the choices on the ballot are not appealing. I’ve seen a range of complete pragmatism to just rubber stamp a party to people who say if you don’t vote for a particular candidate (in the primary) or […]
The Apostle Paul paints a picture of a Christian being somebody who is in limbo of sorts. We live in the world, but it is yet not our home. Some of our brothers and sisters in Christ live in places and settings that are downright hostile outwardly. Others in situations that seem more benign, but […]
What is at the heart of Christianity? It isn’t moralistic teaching. It isn’t advice that we are given on being “better people.” It isn’t the “Golden Rule.” Michael Horton in his new book The Gospel-Driven Life: Being Good News People in a Bad News World answers this question: At its heart, then, Christianity is not […]
1. Governor Sarah Palin’s Lincoln Day Dinner Speech in Anchorage on 3/20/09 – Parts 1-12. In part 7 she pretty much says she’s running for reelection in 2010. HT: Josh Painter Also John Ziegler’s post on how Palin proves she’s no George W. Bush. Conservatives 4 Palin responds to a controversy that was stirred over […]