"Jonathan Edwards on Freedom of the Will" by Philip Fisk

Immanuel Baptist Church, where I serve as the primary teaching elder, has been privileged to support Phil and Cindy Fisk in their ministry at the Evangelical Theological Faculty (ETF) in Leuven, Belgium. May God bless their ministry and the ministry of ETF! Phil recently defended his doctoral dissertation at ETF, and you may watch his … Continue reading "Jonathan Edwards on Freedom of the Will" by Philip Fisk

James White Responds to Adam Harwood’s Challenge to Reformed Theology

Dr. Adam Harwood, the Associate Chair of Theology and the McFarland Chair of Theology at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary located in New Orleans, Louisiana, recently delivered a sermon at Truett-McConnell College, in which he directly challenged specific points of Calvinistic theology. In this sermon, it is my view that Dr. Harwood demonstrates -- to put … Continue reading James White Responds to Adam Harwood’s Challenge to Reformed Theology

SBC Calvinism Advisory Team Seeks Unity on Essentials

On June 3 The Baptist Standard posted an article entitled SBC Calvinism study calls for trust, dialogue in which it was reported that: An ad-hoc task force appointed to study Calvinism’s impact on the Southern Baptist Convention says the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message is a sufficient guide for orthodoxy in the nation’s second-largest faith group behind … Continue reading SBC Calvinism Advisory Team Seeks Unity on Essentials

Arthur W. Pink – Predestination Now Available

For those who have wondered what happened to Dr. Belcher of late, he has been busy working on books and speaking engagements. After having recently published his latest Journey book (A Journey in Dispensationalism), I am pleased to tell you that he has now also published a new, updated edition of his book Arthur W. … Continue reading Arthur W. Pink – Predestination Now Available

Why I Call Myself a Reformed Baptist

Last week I linked to R. Scott Clark's article A Gentle Rebuke to Brother John, in which he took John Piper to task for inviting Doug Wilson to speak at the upcoming Desiring God Conference this fall. But, although I agree with Scott in his confrontation of John on this point, I do not agree … Continue reading Why I Call Myself a Reformed Baptist

James White’s Response to Ergun Caner

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=h3yZMlempDw No doubt many of you are familiar with the story of the attempt of James White and Tom Ascol to debate Ergun and Emir Caner on Calvinism back in 2006. You will notice that the video, which was originally an episode of the Dividing Line's "Radio Free Geneva" broadcast from April 2006, references the … Continue reading James White’s Response to Ergun Caner

Piper on How to Teach and Preach Calvinism

Ten years ago John Piper made the following recommendations on How to Teach and Preach "Calvinism": 1. Be rigorously textual in all your expositions and explanations and defenses of Calvinistic teachings. Make it a textual issue every time, not a logic issue or an experience issue. 2. Don't be strident but gentle. Assume that working … Continue reading Piper on How to Teach and Preach Calvinism

"What is a Reformed Baptist?" Poll Results

Although I had planned to run the poll for an entire year, I have discovered that Blogger's poll feature began to lose votes after it passed 100. It seemed to work fine, in fact, until it got up to 114 votes, after which votes began to disappear and the number began to fluctuate up and … Continue reading "What is a Reformed Baptist?" Poll Results