Kicking and Screaming – Calvinism Misconceptions Pt. 2

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[…]

Justified By Faith - Judged By Works

Justified By Faith. Judged By Works

If you look back at church history, you’ll see the same issues repeatedly creeping their way into the church before being snubbed out for a short time. Unfortunately for us in 2015, there are a couple of issues of supreme importance that have been altered and confused by the world and the culture surrounding the Read more about Justified By Faith. Judged By Works[…]

Man’s Responsibility For Sin – Calvinism Misconceptions Pt. 1

This post is going to open up a series I’d like to start called “Calvinism Misconceptions” where I outline discussions I have with folks where common misconceptions find their way to the surface of our discussions on predestination, the order of salvation (Ordo salutis), and other very hotly contested Calvinist doctrines. Since this is my Read more about Man’s Responsibility For Sin – Calvinism Misconceptions Pt. 1[…]

I can’t believe in a God that, what?

I’m reminded this morning of something I watched the other day from Francis Chan. He asked this very legitimate question to those who start a theological argument with: “I can’t believe in a God that…” or “I don’t think that God would…” or “Do you really believe God can…” A God that what? God would Read more about I can’t believe in a God that, what?[…]