1st Amendment Abortion Ancestry culture Election Ethics history Jesus Logic Natural Law Racism Rights Southern Theology Tolerance

Pretending Your Racism is Patriotism

Pretending your racism is patriotism picket Saturday, in my hometown, several folks participated in a march to demonstrate their disapproval of injustices against the lady-folk in our society. As I drove by the group of about 75, I noticed several signs, one of which was prevalent. It read, “Stop pretending your racism is patriotism”. I […]

Aesthetics Ancestry Apologetics Church Covenant culture Doubt Election Ethics Evangelism Faith Grace history Jesus Materialism Parenting Perseverance Racism Resurrection Southern Theology Tolerance Worship

Black Eyed Peas Communion

Happy New Year! As 2018 became reality, many of you ushered in the new year over a meal of black eyed peas and cabbage. It’s a Southern culinary tradition that many people observe. I’m going to step out on a limb and say that most of you don’t know why the tradition began. Treason the […]

Apologetics Atonement Covenant Depravity Doubt Election Evangelism Evil Faith Hell Morality Theology

Final Judgment Eternal?

Final Judgment Eternal? When I write about the doctrine of Final Judgement or what’s popularly known as Hell, I don’t take it lightly. Just because I’m not going to be there doesn’t mean that it’s a pleasant thing to think about. It is likely that I love people who will experience hell. So, a reason […]

Apologetics Atonement Church Covenant Depravity Doubt Effectual Election Evil Faith Grace Perseverance Theology

Perseverance, unfaithfulness, and fear

My fear I am a Calvinist. For some of you I’m positive that when I say that, it brings out negative connotations. For many whose knee-jerk reaction is negative though, you might be surprised how much we have in common doctrinally. One of those important beliefs in which you and I may enjoy unity is […]

Apologetics Covenant culture Election Evangelism Faith Grace Parenting Perseverance Theology Worship

I’m My Father’s Son

“See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are….” (1 John 3:1, ESV)   I’m my Father’s son. There’s no doubt about it. My habits, my personality, even my DNA declare it. In him my identity is found. Have you ever thought […]