The Expository Genius of John Calvin: Some Notes from Steve Lawson’s Book on Calvin’s Preaching

John Calvin is a heavyweight in the history of Christian thought. When thinking about any particular point of theology, theologians of all stripes are wise to wrestle with his ideas. Love him or hate him, his influence is unquestionably felt across the world. Karl Barth, an intellectual giant in his own right, says, Calvin is…

Thomas Jefferson and a Dead Jesus

Did you know Thomas Jefferson, one of America’s founding fathers, was a deist? One of the things he believed as a deist is that Jesus was not God. Furthermore, Jefferson did not believe Jesus rose from the grave. Rejecting anything he deemed irrational, Jefferson heavily edited the Bible and produced his own version. His version…

The Augsburg Confession; The Sexual Revolution Hits a Speed Bump; The New Thought of the Prosperity Gospel; the NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible

Here are a few things we believe are worth a look. I’m a baptist who lives in land full of Lutherans. Therefore I decided it was worthwhile to read the Augsburg Confession, the Lutheran statement of faith submitted to Charles V in 1530. It’s a worshipful document, even when you don’t agree with every word.…