Happy Reformation Day

On October 31, 1517, a German monk named Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses on the door of the Wittenburg Castle church sparking the Reformation.

Christ’s Supreme Achievement on the Cross

“In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loves us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins,” (1 John 4:10, ESV).

Calvinism and the Southern Baptist Convention

Shane Vander Hart addresses those within the Southern Baptist Convention who see Calvinism as a blight within the denomination.

Why Is Good Friday Good?

Shane Vander Hart: On Good Friday, 2000 years ago, Jesus completely, totally, finally paid for my sin and yours. How could we not call that good?

Caffeinated Thought of the Day: Dr. Roger Olson’s Problem with Calvinism

Brian Myers; Dr. Roger Olson of Baylor University recently made some disparaging remarks about Calvinism, but his problem isn’t really with John Calvin.

Caffeinated Thought of the Day: Jesus is the Remedy for Sin

Shane Vander Hart: There is nothing in us that makes us worthy of salvation, but so many think they can earn their way into heaven if they are good enough.

Why We Call Good Friday Good

Ever wonder why it is that we can call Good Friday good since death in the form of the worst execution imaginable is at its focus?

Arminianism and Calvinism: Total Depravity vs. Free Will

A comparison of Arminianism and Calvinism first looks at the Calvinist doctrine of total depravity in contrast to the Arminian doctrine of free will.

He Puts Up Presidents and Sets Them Down Again (See Daniel 2:21)

This is the seventh in a series of posts – Chapter One,…

Through Christ We Utter Our Amen

In my devotions yesterday I encountered a verse I read numerous times,…

Is the GOP Really Stuck With Mitt Romney? or Why We Need a William Farel

I’ve said before that it is not the supposed flip-flops that give…

John Calvin's a Sharp Dressed Man

It made me think of ZZ Top when I saw over at…

John Calvin: Bearing The Cross

From John Calvin (1509-1564) in his Institutes of the Christian Religion: This,…

John Calvin: Hating Sin Within Ourselves

From John Calvin (1509-1564) in his Institutes of the Christian Religion: Plato…

John Calvin on Free Will

From Bondage and Liberation of the Will by John Calvin (1509-1564): …we…

Latte Links (6/2/10)

It’s been awhile since I posted a list of items of interest. …