Through the Word in 2020 – April 29 / Emancipation!

For the audio Podcast of this and every episode, find us on Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify or HERE If you’d like to join us in our journey reading all the way through the Bible this year, … Continue reading

Margin notes: 1 Cor. 3, building into people’s lives and a recommendation.

Yesterday, Pastor Jim preached to us out of 1 Cor. 3. In doing so he helped us to see Paul’s diagnosis of the core Corinthian problem, and then Paul’s treatment for it. He gave us a central truth and then … Continue reading

Revelation Wrap-up: The Book in 16 Pictures

Putting it all together? As I mentioned last time, it has been requested that in closing this series, we take a step back and catch the big picture. Putting the book all together. And as my graphic here illustrates – … Continue reading

Dr. David Allen’s ETS Paper on Calvin and the Atonement

This year, my wife and I were privileged to attend the 2017 annual ETS (Evangelical Theological Society) meeting in Providence RI. One of the true highlights was to see my friend Dr. David Allen of SWBTS. If you haven’t read … Continue reading

The 5 Solas – Sola Scriptura

The Reformation – Part 1 Sola Scriptura 2 Timothy 3:16-4:4 Isa. 8:19-20 Psalm 119:9-16 Psalm 19 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE Having finished the first part of our study in the book of Revelation –it seemed good … Continue reading

An Important Interview with Benny Hinn’s Nephew

http://www.piratechristian.com/messedupchurch/2017/3/interview-with-costi-hinn-leaving-uncle-benny-to-follow-jesus This interview is with Costi Hinn. If that last name sounds familiar, it is because Costi is the nephew of Benny Hinn – the faith-healer / prosperity preacher. Costi’s journey out of the hyper-charismatic movement is interesting to say … Continue reading

The Extent of the Atonement by David Allen: A Review

The Book I wanted to write – but BETTER! At the outset, let me say that this tome is a scholarly tour de force by one of the best friends a conscientious Calvinist can find anywhere. David Allen serves as … Continue reading

Sermon Notes: Toward a Theology of Giving

Toward a Theology of Giving Genesis 4:1-5 Exodus 23:14-17 John 3:16 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE Something very interesting happened to the Evangelical Church in the 20th century, that seems to have no parallel in previous generations: … Continue reading

A Lord’s Table Meditation

A Wonderful Warning 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 Luke 18:9-14 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE   As we approach the Table this morning, a bit of history might be helpful regarding Paul’s warning in vs. 27 In doing that, … Continue reading