Blog Archive

The Theology of Thanksgiving

Rich Gregory | November 20, 2018

As with many holidays, Thanksgiving is deeply rooted in Christian theology and practice. In the hearts and homes of the redeemed, the focus of Thanksgiving must not be on traditions or limited to a single day in late November. For us, giving thanks is to be a deeply spiritual exercise that naturally flows from a transformed heart.

Conversion: The Experience of Salvation

John MacArthur | November 15, 2018

Many elements of the doctrine of salvation are non-experiential—you don’t feel them when they occur. But there is one reality in salvation we do experience, and that is conversion. The true church is the society of the converted.

The Horrors and Habitat of Hell: Some Details You May Not Have Considered

Chris Gee | September 18, 2018

In recent years, the concept of Hell has come under fire. Hell is seen as an antiquated tactic used by preachers of yesteryear to frighten people into making professions of faith. Passages on Hell are being reinterpreted to make them less offensive. But Scripture teaches that Hell couldn’t be more real and gives great detail about the horrors of this habitat of certain torment.

How Can I Know if I’m Saved?

Paul Twiss | August 21, 2018

Many well-intentioned believers are often left wondering, “how can I know if I’m saved?” Although assurance of salvation is available to every believer, it is not promised. It is a complex issue and it is often absent in the Christian’s life.

The Resurrection: “According to the Scriptures”?

Herald Gandi | July 31, 2018

The resurrection is the centerpiece of the gospel. Without it, Christ’s death would be rendered ineffective. But, was the resurrection of Christ really “according to the Scriptures” as the Apostle Paul claimed? The New Testament authors were not creative innovators of theology but faithful followers of the prophets and the God of the prophets.

Do Your Hermeneutics Hold to Sola Scriptura?

Abner Chou | July 3, 2018

Our commitment to Sola Scriptura leads to a commitment to hermeneutics—how we study the Bible. We do not want to be people who merely confess Sola Scriptura but those who live it with conviction.

The Life-changing Reality of God’s Love for You

Rich Gregory | March 27, 2018

When you fully comprehend the magnitude and impact of God’s love for you, it shapes everything about your relationship to Him and your relationship to the world around you. That knowledge then becomes the very foundation for all subsequent spiritual growth and the motivating factor in the way you live.

7 Reasons Your Church Should Take Eschatology Seriously

Michael J. Vlach | January 9, 2018

It is concerning that some churches don’t take eschatology seriously. Not only should we be interested in prophetic events to come, we are also looking for our Savior, with whom we will spend eternity.

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