I am unashamedly an evangelical. It's one of the few labels I generally don't mind carrying, except that the term has been hijacked and twisted by media outlets and various other individuals and organizations so that it can be manipulated to mean nearly anything they want it to mean. Being an evangelical doesn't mean I … Continue reading What is evangelical?
If I were ever asked to provide a short, succinct summary of the gospel, it would be these three words: Jesus is Lord. He is Lord of our justification. He is Lord of our salvation, and He is Lord of our sanctification. Jesus is also Lord of our lives. If we believe these things to … Continue reading Jesus is Lord!
Here is an excellent, short article by Rob Mehner published on SeedBed.com today regarding the fullness of scriptural salvation and how the gospel is so often reduced to bits and pieces. Mehner states, "Justification, having our sins forgiven, is truly amazing and celebrated, but it is not the whole picture of biblical salvation...God wants us … Continue reading Salvation is more than you think – SeedBed
If you've ever racked your brain trying to understand or explain the doctrine of the Holy Trinity, you're in good company with about 2,000 years of saints who have struggled to do the same. Fortunately, these guys came along to help us out. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQLfgaUoQCw
One of my goals when I began this blog was to steer clear from overt, partisan politics, an area that, in my opinion, has done more to divide the body of Christ and harm our witness to the world over the last several decades than any other. However, it continues to occur to me that … Continue reading On voting