The Reformed View Of The Lord’s Supper

How do Reformed Christians understand the Lord’s Supper? How is the Reformed understanding different from what Evangelicals and Lutherans believe? Do we believe in the true presence of Christ in the Supper? In this post, I will be drawing a great deal from the Reformed Confessions and John Calvin, as I seek to articulate the … More The Reformed View Of The Lord’s Supper

A Concise Case For Reformed Infant Baptism

Are you interested in attending a Presbyterian or Reformed church, but you just haven’t been able to be convinced of the validity of infant baptism? If so, this post is especially for you. The first thing to keep in mind in this: In Reformed theology, our belief in infant baptism doesn’t come from isolated Bible … More A Concise Case For Reformed Infant Baptism

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?

Assurance of Salvation in Reformed Theology

During the darkest moments of our lives—when it feels we’re taking more delight in sin instead of Christ—where should we turn for the assurance of our salvation? All believers struggle with this at times.  Even John Calvin said he could not “imagine any certainty that is not tinged with doubt, or any assurance that is … More Assurance of Salvation in Reformed Theology

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

Why is the Mosaic Covenant Important for Christians?

In Reformed theology, everything is built on Scripture alone–Sola Scriptura. We don’t build our theology on the New Testament by itself. The Old Testament is the bedrock and foundation for the New. As Paul said, our theology is built on the foundation of the apostles AND the prophets (Eph. 2:20). With this in mind, it’s … More Why is the Mosaic Covenant Important for Christians?