Category Archives: Theology

Alpha Dogs and Dumbbells

by Kirk Spencer Dumbbells At my gym, there is a long racks of dumbbells; all sizes of dumbbells, from tiny ones, that barely fit into your hand at one end to Godzilla size at the other end. One day, when … Continue reading

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Christian Leadership Part 1: A Glorious Humility

by Winston Hottman When Jesus arrived as the long-anticipated king of Israel, he was a far cry from the kind of leader that many expected him to be. While the gospel narratives describe him as one with authority and power, it … Continue reading

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What if G. K. Chesterton Tweeted?

by Kirk Spencer I know there was no Twitter around when G.K. Chesterton was around… But if there were, I’m sure these tweets would be legit: If there were no God, there would be no atheists[1]#EvolutionaryNotRevolutionaryEnough  Progress is Providence without … Continue reading

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The Undaunted Message of Freedom

by Brandon Smith. This was originally posted at Desiring God. “I think, therefore I am.” René Descartes penned this popular line in his 1637 treatise, Discourse on the Method, and it’s a good summary of the book itself. Heralding the … Continue reading

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Saved from Hell or Sin?

by Josh Crutchfield, Pastor of FBC Trenton,  Texas In 1974, Pastor Estus W. Pirkle created a film entitled The Burning Hell.  This film was circulated throughout many churches in the U.S. and around the world, with the sole purpose of … Continue reading

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Government and the Limitations of Man

by Winston Hottman At a recent fundraiser, President Obama claimed that he is not a “particularly ideological person.” Though passionate about particular issues, he claimed that he is “pretty pragmatic as to how we get it.”

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“Strange Fire” Polemics

At his blog, All Things New, Dr. Everett Berry discusses the recent Strange Fire conference, hosted by John MacArthur, and the reasons it has proved controversial : It’s one thing to say that one may have certain defective ideas in their theology or … Continue reading

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End of Innocents

*Posted by Kirk Spencer We entertain ourselves with Halloween’s faux fear and almost never notice what is truly fearful. For instance, according to my recent issue of National Geographic, when a lion takes over another lion’s pride it immediately kills … Continue reading

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Light Show Over Disney World

*Posted by Kirk Spencer I have been to Disney Land a couple of times, but this summer I got to go to Disney World! Which is very different…It was a sort of a “rite of passage” for me. I remember … Continue reading

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Eschatology and the Mission of the Church

*Posted by Winston Hottman How we think about the mission of the church depends in large part on how we think about the kingdom of God. In the last post of a four part series, Dr. Everett Berry discusses some … Continue reading

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