Who Is Jesus Christ? The Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth ~ John 1:14 The Gospel of John is my favorite gospel—I was literally saved by reading it! I know this feeling isn’t exclusive to me. Many of you … More The Word Became Flesh: A Reflection on Christmas
Covenant theology is the engine that powers the whole system of Reformed doctrine. It is both elegant and complex, providing the framework through which the Reformed read and understand what the scripture says about God’s dealings with man. As we saw last week, every person in history has related to God through the Covenant of … More Paradigm Shifting Reformed Doctrines: Visible and Invisible Church
What Is A Covenant? When my family and friends ask me why I joined a Presbyterian church they’re always surprised when I don’t mention the Five Points of Calvinism. It may surprise you too, but here’s why: While I love the five points and view them as essential to being Reformed, they’re only a gateway! … More Covenant Basics and the Covenant of Works
I love my church. I mean LOVE. My family are members of a small, sweet, in many ways unremarkable Presbyterian church somewhere in Chicagoland. And yet every week on our way home, we marvel at just how remarkable our church actually is. If you had asked me just two years ago “Would you ever go … More Angela’s 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 Tony’s Reformation Story
“Why do you say that you are righteous by faith only? Not that I am acceptable to God on account of the worthiness of my faith, but because only the satisfaction, righteousness and holiness of Christ is my righteousness before God and I can receive the same and make it my own in no other … More The Lost Balloon: A Reflection on Sola Fide
by Tony and Angela If you ask a “Reformed” Christian what a “Reformed” Christian is you’re bound to get a different answer with each person. I went to the definitive answer of all truth and asked her, “Hey Siri, what’s a Reformed Christian?” She replied, “Calvinism.” Angela and I put this question out to … More What Is a Reformed Christian?
The idea for The New Geneva blog developed out of our love for Reformed theology and our shared hobby of podcasting: Angela is a co-host on Theology Gals, and Tony is a former guest co-host on Regular Reformed Guys. Both of us are members of the Presbyterian Church in America. Angela has her MBA and … More Welcome to The New Geneva Blog!