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A Calvinist’s Appreciation of Lewis and Tozer

I’m a Calvinist. Not only that, but I appreciate the writings of C.S. Lewis and (especially) A.W. Tozer. But I also know very well that neither author completely shares my views on soteriology. And that’s O.K. What saddens me most, … Continue reading

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Pastors and Politics?

Being a pastor comes with many very important responsibilities. Of top concern is the good of the sheep in the congregation God has placed him in. I recognize this responsibility and I want you to know that I take it … Continue reading

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What’s Behind My Passion For This Political Race

I want to take the time to talk about why I have an interest in this year’s political race and why I think it is important. Many would just suspect I’m a political person and I guess that’s partly true. … Continue reading

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What Does ‘Christ-centered’ Mean and Why is it Important?

Words tend to become meaningless over time, especially when used often. There are several words in our English language that have all but lost their meaning and thus their full impact in communication. Probably one of the most obvious is … Continue reading

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Justification by Faith

Undoubtedly the greatest of all biblical doctrines is that of justification by faith. Martin Luther insisted that justification by faith alone is “the article upon which the church stands or falls.” In the midst of the hopeless, fallen condition of … Continue reading

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Romans and the Christian Worldview

Introduction Both the contemporary secular culture and the world’s many religions offer an array of options on how people view the world around them. They all offer their own way of seeing how life ought to be lived. In the … Continue reading

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The First Great Awakening

     The Great Awakening is a name used to describe a period of time in the early to middle part of the eighteenth century in colonial America when God’s Spirit moved in a mighty and unusual way bringing renewal to … Continue reading

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