Theological Divisions and Paul

I was working on my exegesis of 1 Corinthians 2:14 (a text often used to defend total inability [a Calvinist concept]) and discovered something rather shocking in context: God hates it when we divide Christ on the altar of theology. This video is my walk through of the passage in its entire context 1 CorinthiansContinue reading “Theological Divisions and Paul”

Israel’s Inexcusable Rejection and National Culpability

In this podcast, I work through Romans 10 to show how most Israelites were not saved because they refused to believe. The notes pasted below are from a sermon that I preached several years ago on the passage. Sermon Outline God gives an open-ended promise in verse 13. With such a promise, God declares Israel’sContinue reading “Israel’s Inexcusable Rejection and National Culpability”

006 Theological Musings: K. Kapic, T. Wilson, D. White, Jr., R. Clifford, R. C. Sproul, and M. Guinan

In this stream, I talk about several books that I’ve read this past week. Then, I’ll take on book that had a particularly good point and develop it in the show. I may get to Kingdom Theology this week, but I’m not sure. Books this week:A Little Book for New Theologian: Why and How toContinue reading “006 Theological Musings: K. Kapic, T. Wilson, D. White, Jr., R. Clifford, R. C. Sproul, and M. Guinan”

9:00PM Livestream Conversation with a Budding Calvinist

Tonight at 9:00pm, I will chat with a friend of mine Brandon Groce who is going down the Reformed route in theology. We’ve been friends for a while and, interestingly enough, we both started asking and finding answers to our soteriological questions at the same time. When I found out about this, I was instantlyContinue reading “9:00PM Livestream Conversation with a Budding Calvinist”

005 Theological Musings: W. Brueggemann, B. Zahnd, H. Nouwen, D. Willard, Kant, and Kingdom Theology

I comment on books by W. Brueggemann, B. Zahnd, H. Nouwen, D. Willard, and Kant. I further discuss kingdom theology by arguing for the textual accuracy and reliability of the Gospels. This lays the foundation for understanding the text as inspired. Introduction Music Citation: Two Pianos by Manuel Senfft (www.tagirijus.de) is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlikeContinue reading “005 Theological Musings: W. Brueggemann, B. Zahnd, H. Nouwen, D. Willard, Kant, and Kingdom Theology”

Theological Musings: Jesus and John Wayne, Half the Church, and Kingdom Theology

In this show I talk about two books on Feminism and Patriarchy. Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation Hardcover – Illustrated, June 23, 2020by Kristin Kobes Du Mez https://www.amazon.com/Jesus-John-Wayne-Evangelicals-Corrupted/dp/1631495739/ Half the Church: Recapturing God’s Global Vision for Women Paperback – June 2, 2015by Carolyn Custis James https://www.amazon.com/Half-Church-Recapturing-Global-Vision/dp/0310522668Continue reading “Theological Musings: Jesus and John Wayne, Half the Church, and Kingdom Theology”

004 Theological Musings: Books this Week and the Basics of Kingdom Theology

I comment on a few more books and then begin the task of understanding Kingdom Theology. I discuss a little bit of epistemology contrasting the presuppositional apologetic approach with classical and evidential apologetics. Introduction Music Citation: Two Pianos by Manuel Senfft (www.tagirijus.de) is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License. https://tagirijus.de/licence https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Manuel_Senfft/Easy_2018/manuel_senfft_-_two_pianos

John 6 and Effectual Drawing: What Does It Mean to Hear and Learn?

This question was posed to me on the ever so scholarly debate platform Facebook. Nate Labadorf what is your argument as to why election is not unconditional, and why Christ is not given all the sheep He is given by God in Him (Christ )in John 6? Let’s answer that second question in this post.Continue reading “John 6 and Effectual Drawing: What Does It Mean to Hear and Learn?”

003 Theological Musings: J. I. Packer on the Gospel = Calvinism

You often hear that Calvinism is the Gospel. It is not just a few people on Twitter claiming this, but theologians like J. I. Packer and preachers like Spurgeon claim this as well. I take a popular essay by Packer and find out that this claim is non-scriptural. Introduction Music Citation: Two Pianos by ManuelContinue reading “003 Theological Musings: J. I. Packer on the Gospel = Calvinism”

Persecuted for Righteousness Sake? Conservative Politics and the Injustice of a Godless Society

Recently, Apple, Google, and Amazon, or Big Tech as they are called, systematically removed accessibility to the conservative social media alternative Parler. This, of course, is in reaction to the insurrection at the Capitol building Wednesday January 6th. While it appears that at this time it is legal for them to act as they did,Continue reading “Persecuted for Righteousness Sake? Conservative Politics and the Injustice of a Godless Society”