Category Archives: American Evangelicalism

Reflection on the Happenings at the Southern Border

If you aren’t friends with me on Facebook or Twitter then you will have missed all of my posts about the current crisis unfolding at our southern border. It’s not that this is a new crisis; it’s that it is … Continue reading

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The Confessing Church’s Word Against Jeff Sessions and the Natural Theology of the Trump Administration

Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, as many of us know by now, quoted Romans 13 in defense of the barbarous policy of separating children from their parents as they are seeking asylum from their third world living conditions which are embroiled … Continue reading

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Knowledge of God, Knowledge of Self and the Same Sex Attracted Christian Community

The following is a comment I just published over at another blogger’s site (who I just came across) who is somewhat arguing for an affirmation of Christian homosexuals. His original post is responding to Phil Johnson’s recent posts against Christian … Continue reading

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A Word on Sanctification from the Apostolic Deposit and the Early Protestants in Response to The Revoice Conference 2018

Writing on themes of God’s holiness, repentance, sanctification, and living a mortified and vivified life before God is getting less and less popular; even among many ‘conservative’ Christians. This post will fit into that ‘unpopular’ category, as I want to … Continue reading

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Miscellanies on How the Order of a Doctrine of Election Affects the Pyromaniacs and The Gospel Coalition

The Gospel is Kingdom initiating, Kingdom grounding; indeed it could be said that the Gospel is the disruptive orientation of the original creation’s ultimate purpose as that is realized in the re-creation of God in Jesus Christ and his resurrection … Continue reading

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What is Love? The Triune Reality versus Culturally Constructed Conceptions of Divine Love

7 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. 8 The one who does not love does not know God, for God is love. 9 By this the love of God was manifested in us, that God has … Continue reading

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Andy Stanley’s Old Testamentless Bible

Briefly I wanted to address the whole Andy Stanley thing. I don’t follow him, and have only heard of him[1] as he has popped up here and there by making some startling claims in regard to the biblical reality. He … Continue reading

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Engaging with Doug Hamp’s Book: Corrupting the Image: Angels, Aliens, and the AntiChrist Revealed

I am going to begin a series of running posts that engage with a book written by Douglas Hamp; I believe it was accepted as his PhD dissertation at Louisiana Baptist University. Hamp’s book is entitled: Corrupting the Image: Angels, … Continue reading

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Some Response to Billy Graham’s Critics

I think the first time I ever was confronted with hyper-Calvinism was as a young child, it was while I was watching a Billy Graham crusade. I remember seeing men outside of the stadium where the crusade was being held … Continue reading

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The False Disjunction Between Being a Practical Christian and a Theological Christian: Come on Evangelical Church, Be Evangelical!

We’re all theologians. The question is whether or not we are going to be good or bad theologians. In other words as Christians we are adopted into the life of God through the vicarious humanity of Jesus Christ; we find … Continue reading

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