A Reformation Story

Have you ever come to a significant fork in the road of your life and felt your very destiny, and the destiny of those you love, could be forever altered? A situation in which, as Morpheus said in The Matrix: “You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and … More A Reformation Story

What Is a Reformed Christian?

If you ask a Christian what a “Reformed” Christian is you’re bound to get a different answer with each person. I went to the definitive repository of all truth and asked, “Hey Siri, what’s a Reformed Christian?” She replied, “Calvinism.”  Angela and I also put this question out to our friends on “Reformed Twitter” and … More What Is a Reformed Christian?

A Twitter Peasant’s Thoughts on Owen Strachan and Arianism

Recently, Owen Strachan wrote an article entitled, “The Danger of Equating Eternal Authority & Submission with Arian Heresy: A Response to Charges Made on Social Media.”  Strachan expressed his belief that for centuries it’s been a non-controversial fact that Christians have believed the “Son eternally submits to the Father.”  He describes his view as the … More A Twitter Peasant’s Thoughts on Owen Strachan and Arianism

Book Review – Grace Worth Fighting For: Recapturing the Vision of God’s Grace in the Canons of Dort

Book Review of “Grace Worth Fighting For: Recapturing the Vision of God’s Grace in the Canons of Dort.”  Authored by Daniel R. Hyde Could you imagine reading a book that not only exalted the grace of God, but also served as a time machine taking you back as a real-time witness to the endeavors of … More Book Review – Grace Worth Fighting For: Recapturing the Vision of God’s Grace in the Canons of Dort

Is the Abrahamic Covenant a Part of the Covenant of Grace?

What is the Abrahamic Covenant? As mentioned in my previous article on the covenant of grace, the outward administration of the covenant of grace began with Adam in Genesis 3:15. In the Abrahamic Covenant, that seed is beginning to germinate and blossom. God’s promises and plans become more revealed to Abraham. Meredith Kline said it … More Is the Abrahamic Covenant a Part of the Covenant of Grace?

The Covenant of Grace

After Adam’s colossal defeat in keeping the covenant of works, we desperately needed redemption. We literally had to have a Champion who could represent us. This is really the purpose of the covenant of grace: To deliver us the mediator we urgently required in order to save us from total destruction! It’s a rescue operation … More The Covenant of Grace

How Calvinism Saved the Reformation

Last weekend, I attended the Westminster Seminary Conference in Escondido, California with my friend Angela, her husband, and another good friend. It was definitely time and money well spent as we learned about the history and theology of the Synod of Dort. In the first and second plenary session, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey spoke about … More How Calvinism Saved the Reformation