No matter where we are in our faith, we are called to continue to grow in it. We exist to help you grow closer to God.
Life can be tough sometimes. We are here to help you make it through much that life has in store for us.
Don’t get caught unprepared for the test. We are called to continue in our knowledge of God and to defend our faith.
We affirm Biblical inerrancy.
We affirm the Apostles' Creed.
We affirm the Westminster Confession.
We affirm the sovereignty of God.
We also affirm:
Soli Deo gloria
It is through grace that we have faith
It is through faith that we are justified
All authority on earth is bound to the words of Scripture
Guilt is a very real problem for many Christians, but have you ever thought about what I call “Bible guilt”? Have you ever been sitting down to watch some TV, play a video game, read a book, or do something you generally enjoy, when suddenly, out of nowhere, you have a pang of guilt? The Read more about Bible Guilt – Enjoying non-Biblical Stuff[…]
I’ve been told that I nit-pick the lyrics of songs too much. I will be listening to a Christian song, and I will point out theological errors and even heresies that seem to be pervasive in contemporary Christian music. Regulative Principle of Worship aside, singing these songs in a corporate worship setting is impossible for me, because when Read more about Discernment vs Nit-picking[…]
There is a quote on unity that my particular Presbyterian denomination (Evangelical Presbyterian Church) utilizes. “In essentials, unity; in non-essentials, liberty; in all things, charity.” This quote has oft been attributed to many different folks ranging from Philip Melancthon to John Wesley and all the way back to St. Augustine. Although all of these men Read more about Unity – Can We Find It?[…]
I know I’m a day behind on this, but I only have a few things to say about this headline. Several of these thoughts I received from listening to Dr. James White’s Dividing Line episode from yesterday. The world is still coming to grips with the attacks in San Bernadino, CA this week where 14 people were Read more about God Doesn’t Need To Fix This (Thoughts on the Mass Shooting in CA)[…]
At first glance, it may seem that the two words, “childish” and “childlike” are synonyms. Don’t both have the attributes of an adult with qualities relating to the behaviors, thoughts, and actions of a child? Absolutely, they do. The difference is startling if you actually take a look at the Merriam-Webster dictionary: Childlike – adjective – resembling Read more about Is your faith childlike or childish?[…]
Objection to Effectual Calling When talking about irresistible grace (the I in TULIP) with an Arminian, you are likely to ruffle a feather or two. You see, they believe that man must cooperate with grace. Essentially, the thought is that God extends His grace to everybody and those who accept it in faith are now in Read more about Kicking and Screaming – Calvinism Misconceptions Pt. 2[…]
According to usgovernmentspending.com, the US (state and federal governments) spent about $922.6 billion on education in 2015. It is clear that education is an extremely important aspect for the American family. In fact, we’re willing to shell out tens of thousands of dollars or more per year per child to send them to the best Read more about The Fruits of Biblical Illiteracy[…]
Jesus Casting Out Demons When we think about some of the signs that Jesus performed, one of the things we think of is casting out of unclean spirits and demons. There is the instance in Mark 1:21 in Capernaum on the Sabbath, and even more famously, Mark 5 where he casts out the demons called “Legion” Read more about Don’t Give Sin A Cozy Home[…]
Soon after of the joy of coming to Christ as a college student, God led me into a 5-year wilderness of spiritual depression. Here is what I learned. Source: 8 Lessons Learned from a Long Battle with Spiritual Depression
The words justification and sanctification have largely fallen out of use in Western culture. Sadly, they are also fading from sight in the Christian church. One reason this decline is distressing is that the Bible uses the words justification and sanctification to express the saving work of Christ for sinners. That is to say, both terms lie at the heart of the biblical Read more about What Are Justification and Sanctification? by Guy Waters | Ligonier Ministries Blog[…]