The lecture I gave titled “The Tyranny of Fruit Checking” at the Pirate Christian Radio Conference in August has been released. It is a critique of approaches to assurance based upon one’s good works as found in Paul Washer, Tim Conway, and some other contemporary Calvinist baptist preachers. Here is the audio
I was interviewed with Chris Rosebrough by Lewis Polzin at the PCR conference regarding our lectures. Boars in the Vineyard posted the interview here. Take a listen.
I was asked by a reader to respond to a Christ the Center program which discussed the issue of sanctification. The primary argument of the program is that some have over-forensicised the gospel, teaching justification as the gospel alone without regard for sanctification. This programs brings about many of the primary differences which exist among […]
The question I get asked perhaps more than any other is regarding the first epistle of John. 1 John has often been used by Calvinistic preachers as a test of the genuineness of one’s faith. The mode of thought is this,“am I really a Christian? I am baptized, go to church, partake of the Supper, […]
I have been meaning to address the issue of “false faith” in Reformed theology for some time, but the subject is so immense that I fear that a blog post will not do it justice. This subject seems to come up more than any other (besides baptism) when talking with Reformed Christians. So here is […]