I am regularly asked why I don't go to the largest, fastest growing church where most twenty somethings go in our town. It doesn't make sense to some why my wife and I choose to be part of a simple average sized church. By Bible-Belt expectations, I shouldn't want to go to church where the … Continue reading I Shouldn’t Be a Reformed Baptist
Recently Jeff Johnson posted a review of The Extent of the Atonement: A Historical and Critical Review by David Allen at the Founders Ministries blog. Jeff offers a succinct description of the book, as well of the strengths and weaknesses he has identified in it. For example, when discussing the strengths of the book Jeff … Continue reading Review of David Allen’s The Extent of the Atonement
In a Facebook thread earlier today, Bob Schilling posted this brief, but helpful, review of Jeff Johnson's most recent book He Died for Me: Having read the book, I'd recommend it to all as a title that challenges some modern assumptions among those who love the doctrines of grace. While defending the free offer of … Continue reading Bob Schilling Reviews ‘He Died for Me’
Jeff Johnson's new book, He Died For Me, is now available in paperback. Jeff describes the book as essentially about an “in-house debate among Calvinists,” and that it is. But I think even non-Calvinists would learn a great deal from this book. It is an excellent introduction to the historical debate concerning the efficacy and … Continue reading He Died for Me by Jeff Johnson
Earlier today the Founders Ministries blog posted an article by Tom Nettles entitled Churches, Get a Calvinist Pastor! Here are the reasons Tom listed that churches should seek Calvinist pastors: 1. A Calvinist firmly believes in the divine inspiration of Scriptures. 2. A Calvinist firmly believes the biblical doctrine of the Trinity. 3. A Calvinist … Continue reading Churches, Get a Calvinist Pastor! by Tom Nettles
Sam Waldron recently posted a four part blog series containing an interview with Curt Daniel concerning the issue of Hyper-Calvinism. Here are the links to each post: Interview with Dr. Curt Daniel (part 1 of 4) Interview with Dr. Curt Daniel (part 2 of 4) Interview with Dr. Curt Daniel (part 3 of 4) Interview … Continue reading Sam Waldron’s Interview with Dr. Curt Daniel on Hyper-Calvinism
Sadly, there are far too many inconsistent Calvinists who need to hear this rebuke! The booklet James mentions -- "The Practical Implications of Calvinism" -- may be downloaded for free here.