Have you noticed that Facebook, especially the theological forums, can bring out the worst in us? My first experience with a theological forum was about 20 years ago when I was in college. Being excited to throw in my two cents, I jumped into the theological discussion. So exciting to see something I had written … Continue reading Facebook Etiquette
Stuart Brogden has given us an excellent resource on what it means to be a Reformed Baptist in his book Captive to the Word of God: A Particular Baptist Perspective on Reformed and Covenant Theology. This book has the perfect title. Though Baptists are not the only one’s who affirm Sola Scriptura, in my opinion, … Continue reading Captive to the Word of God
I now have a book to recommend in almost every counseling situation—Feelings and Faith by Brian S. Borgman. Emotions cannot be dismissed, avoided, or minimized when exhorting and counseling others. Emotions and feelings must be addressed when dealing with marriage problems, addictions, and every other sinful behavior. We cannot obey God without managing our emotions. … Continue reading Feelings and Faith
Grace Bible Church of Conway, Arkansas, where I am privileged to pastor, is starting a church based seminary called Grace Bible Institute of Pastoral Studies. See here. This is truly amazing. Planting the church over fifteen years ago in my living room, I never thought this would be something God had in store for us. … Continue reading A New Seminary
I didn’t ever think I would read a book on the theology of food; but after reading “To Eat or Not to Eat?” by Curtis Knapp, I not only can say that I have, but I can say that I really enjoyed it. What I like best about the book is that the author is … Continue reading To Eat or Not to Eat?
Anton Delgado is amazing! He is one of the most precious people my wife, Letha, and I know. We had the privilege of staying with his adopted parents, Jason and Vanessa Delgado, a couple years back. We fell in love with his family—and especially with little Anton. It appears that the Lord may be taking … Continue reading God Bless Little Anton
Note: The following is taken from chapter 20 of the upcoming book The Absurdity of Unbelief, which may be pre-ordered here. It is true that God is a simple being that is not composed of non-divineparts. For instance, if the attribute of power was not essential to God’s nature, then power would cease to be divine, which … Continue reading Simplicity and Trinity