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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 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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Why Worry About False Teachers?

I was browsing through Facebook this morning and came across one of my friends who had shared a recent quote from Joel Osteen’s page. Osteen’s post went like this:      Philippians 1:28 says, “Do not be intimidated by your enemies.” … Continue reading

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What’s The Message?

While watching the Olympics this summer, an advertisement for a new television show, Revolution, caught my attention and curiosity. The premise of the show seemed intriguing and interesting so I looked forward to checking it out. The first episode went … Continue reading

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The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

I spent the first 36 years of my life in a charismatic environment. When you’re in it for so long, and especially since childhood, it’s so easy just to accept everything you’re used to seeing every week as the way … Continue reading

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