Month: April 2017

Which Bible Version Should I Use?

Which Bible Version Should I Use?

I’ve received this question quite a bit over the last few weeks. So I thought I would write a short post about what every Christian should look for and look out for in regards to the translation they use for their Bible reading. There are many choices out there and one needs to be careful about the translation that they use because not all translations are the same in quality and faithfulness to the original manuscripts. Here are some questions to think about…

Review – Luther: The Life and Legacy of the German Reformer

Review – Luther: The Life and Legacy of the German Reformer

This coming October will mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. When a young and bold monk of the Augustinian order named Martin Luther nailed his 95 disagreements for discussion on the church door at Wittenberg, a fire was started. This fire still burns today. In honor of the 500th anniversary, Scott McCaskell a filmmaker from Winnipeg, has filmed a documentary about the life, beliefs, and legacy of Luther…

FBC Post: Easter is Over Now What?

FBC Post: Easter is Over Now What?

hristians sometimes live their lives going from one spiritual high to the next. You know the feeling, there’s a spiritual high or intensity of our faith while we celebrate Christmas for example. Through Advent we look forward to the birth of the Savior and there’s a palpable energy in the church as we joyfully remember how our God became a man for us. After Christmas though we often have a lull until we begin to build up once again for Easter. For the few weeks surrounding Easter, that energy in our hearts is back that fervor in our spiritual life is intensified…

FBC Post: 10 Uncommon Reasons Christ Died For Us

FBC Post: 10 Uncommon Reasons Christ Died For Us

Easter is here! It’s an exciting time for Christians as we celebrate how our Savior conquered death itself to rescue us from our sin. Many of us understand the meaning of Easter, but I wonder how deep our knowledge of why Christ had to die goes? This goes beyond the simple, but true, answer that He died on the cross because He loved us and wanted to save us from our sins. There are so many reasons, but today I will focus on 10 uncommon reasons Christ died on the cross…

Book Review – The Unfinished Reformation

Book Review – The Unfinished Reformation

The Reformation has been going for 500 years now and many are asking the same question, is it over? Gregg Allison and Chris Castaldo attempt to answer this question though their work in The Unfinished Reformation. By doing so, they provide a unique perspective into the doctrines of both Catholicism and Evangelicalism…

Mark Driscoll: Reformed & Charismatic?

Mark Driscoll: Reformed & Charismatic?

I’m still upset about Mark Driscoll. I know, I know. You’ve moved on, I get it. But here I am positing another article about Mark Driscoll. A recent interview of Driscoll was dropped online, one with the charismatic television show Life Today. Just even writing that last sentence kind of breaks my heart. Now, I wasn’t a Mars Hill member, but I was a Christian in Seattle so yeah I knew Mark Driscoll and I checked out Mars Hill a few times. Beyond that, Mark Driscoll helped me form out some of my thoughts on reformed theology…

FBC: The Most Impactful Verse in the Bible

FBC: The Most Impactful Verse in the Bible

I got you with the the title didn’t I? I don’t mean to click-bait you, but before I say which verse I’m talking about, I want to throw a disclaimer. All of God’s Word is infinitely important. There isn’t a verse that could be singled out and lifted above the other words of God as if those other passages were not as important. What I mean by the most impactful verse in the Bible is that this one verse changes nearly everything in all of history. This verse is found in Matthew 27:51…