Category Archives: Calvinism

What really happens in the Lord’s Supper

Regular readers of this blog would know how passionate I am about weekly observance of the Lord’s Supper (Eucharist, Lord’s Table, Holy Communion). I’m all for a weekly celebration and observance of the Supper because of what I believe happens … Continue reading

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Dear Fundamentalist: Jesus is Bigger than the Bible!

While on vacation, when asked about my theological trajectory and new way of reading Scripture, I constantly pointed to Jesus.  Why?  Because it is what I have come to believe. The doctrinal divides over how each other’s denomination reads the Bible are … Continue reading

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Book Review: Evangelical Theology by Michael F. Bird

Hardcover: 912 pages Publisher: Zondervan (October 30, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 0310494419 ISBN-13: 978-0310494416 Product Dimensions: 7.6 x 1.7 x 9.4 inches A few years back, while residing in St. Louis, MO, when I heard that NT scholar and blogger … Continue reading

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What do we make of Paul’s Confidence?

Writing to the Christians at Philippi, from his Roman prison, the Apostle Paul prays with joy because of his partnership with them in the gospel, having the confidence that the God who began a good work in them will carry … Continue reading

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Beware of Systematic Theologies

Recently a colleague and I were talking systematic theologies, after a visit to my house, and him noticing the number of systematic theologies on my bookshelf.  My colleague revealed his uneasiness with systematic theologies, remarking that God is more experiential … Continue reading

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