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 Second Work of Grace

Special Guest Post by Tim Berglund You’re getting to know some new Christian friends at a small group you just started attending. People are trading testimonies of how they came to faith. The next guy’s up, and he starts with, “I was raised in a Christian home.” Well, now you know it’s gonna get good. … More A Second Work of Grace

Why Every Self-Respecting Calvinist Is NOT A Premillennial Dispensationalist: A Concise Case For Reformed Amillennialism

The case for amillennialism is very compelling. It’s a view literally taught by Jesus, Paul, the book of Revelation, the Nicene and Apostles’ Creed, as well as the Reformed Confessions. It’s a view that truly gives all glory and honor to Jesus Christ and nothing else. … More Why Every Self-Respecting Calvinist Is NOT A Premillennial Dispensationalist: A Concise Case For Reformed Amillennialism

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