Monthly Archives: June 2012

What the H-E-Double Hockey Sticks?!? Pt. 1

So last week I had some thoughts provoked deep inside me. Yes, occasionally, it does actually happen, even to me. But the issue came up as I began reading through Matt Chandler (w/ Jared Wilson)’s new book, The Explicit Gospel (part of the … Continue reading

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Coming Home- A Father’s Day Sermon

Sigmund Freud argued that we all project the image of our fathers onto God- good or bad. Those with stern fathers see God as scary, angry and judgemental. Sometimes there is an element of truth in this, but sometimes we … Continue reading

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New Arminian-Calvinist Debate

As the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) gears up for its meeting in New Orleans, a new debate is raging between Arminian and Calvinist factions. Christianity Today reports that tensions are high ahead of the meeting, and not just because the SBC … Continue reading

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Gregory of Nyssa on Baptism

For as the child new-born is free from accusations and from penalties, so too the child of regeneration has nothing for which to answer, being released by royal bounty from accountability. And this gift it is not the water that … Continue reading

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1+1+1=1? A Trinity Sunday Sermon

Baptists insist that we are not liturgical. Until you move the communion table, or try to take up the offering after the sermon, or sing a different doxology. But we rarely observe the church calendar. We do Advent, Lent/Easter, and … Continue reading

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