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.…

Should All of Our (Southern Baptist Convention) Family Fights Go Public? Probably Not.

This past week Beth Moore tweeted the following: “Oh man, there’s bouta be a fight. I love this.”—Beth Moore. Someone jokingly responded and asked if she was watching the NBA Finals or taking a shot at the Southern Baptist Convention. I’m pretty sure Mrs. Moore was talking about the NBA game on television at that…

Do LGBT people need to choose between sin and Jesus? Who is Jordan Peterson? David Prince on Discipleship. Links worth a look.

Here are a few links that are worth a look. Denny Burk, in light of an article by Julie Rogers in the New York Times, rightly asserts, “People living in sexual immorality do indeed have to choose between their sin and Jesus.” Read his important post here. Is Jordan Peterson a liar, lunatic, legend, or…