The baptism debate between James White and Bill Shishko is a good example of what fair, honest, respectful, and scholarly debate between two Reformed men ought to look like. White argues that "Baptism is ONLY for those who have personally repented & believed in Christ," while Shishko argues that ""Baptism is NOT only for those … Continue reading Debate on Baptism: For Infants or Believers Only?
Many of you may be aware of the consistent anti-Calvinist teaching of Ergun Caner, president of Liberty Theological Seminary at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. But are you aware of just how strident and unjust his characterizations of Calvinists sometimes are? Here is an example of one such unwarranted attack from his QUESTIONS ON NEO-CALVINISM, … Continue reading Calvinists "Worse than Muslims"?
Back in September Christianity Today published a cover story entitled "Young, Restless, Reformed: Calvinism is making a comeback—and shaking up the church."I am somewhat late in responding to this article, but perhaps this is fitting given that Christianity Today is pretty late in publishing such an article. The resurgence of the Doctrines of Grace among … Continue reading Richard Belcher an Unsung Hero of the "Calvinist Comeback"
There are numerous online sources for sermon illustrations or illustration ideas, but I thought I would tell my fellow elders or Bible teachers out there about a couple of my favorites.First is the user-friendly, easy to search and navigate Sermon Illustrations section at Bible.org. This is just one of the helpful features that makes Bible.org … Continue reading Online Sources for Sermon Illustrations