Faith through the lens of Natural Theology

Faith through the lens of Natural Theology

A General Introduction I find the definition of theology as “The Study of God” to be too obtuse to be useful. I define theology in a more acute form (yet careful to avoid being myopic) as follows, Theology is the talk, conversation and discussion of the people of God...
Did Peter Make A Mistake In Calling Lot Righteous?

Did Peter Make A Mistake In Calling Lot Righteous?

Scripture is pretty clear that the ideal example of being a just man or good man is one who is generally not thought of as being a shallow and opportunistic kind of fellow (1 John 2:16). And in light of Scriptures stern warnings It seems like a bad idea to point to...
Some Thoughts on Communication, Culture & The Gospel

Some Thoughts on Communication, Culture & The Gospel

Where there is a distinct language, lingo or even jargon there is a distinct culture every time. Often times communication on every level fails to a greater or lesser extent because this rule is neglected. Every time I hear an Independant Fundamental Baptist,...
What Is The Gospel?

What Is The Gospel?

A Plan? If you do a Google search of “What is the gospel?” you will find that almost all Christian denominations (especially evangelicals) that center their faith on the Bible, conversion, the cross and the resurrection explain the gospel in this way. First, admit...
Four Simple Reasons Why We Baptize Infants

Four Simple Reasons Why We Baptize Infants

Our congregation celebrates an ancient Christian practice called paedobaptism or in non-technical terms infant baptism. A majority of Christians around the world practice infant baptism. Some churches teach that this practice of infant baptism saves a child by...
Thy Kingdom Come!

Thy Kingdom Come!

One of my favorite things by Karl Barth was his lecture that he gave in Tambach. It’s called “The Christian in Society,” but it is also known simply as the Tambach lecture. This was one of Barth’s most well-known lectures that he gave, and it...
Upwards in a Trinitarian Infused Gospel

Upwards in a Trinitarian Infused Gospel

Michael Bird writes: “The God we are confronted with in the gospel is the Triune God. The gospel and the Trinity are internally configured toward each other because the saving acts of God point to a God who exists as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. The salvation...