Tag: reformation

There is Hope for the Racist

There is Hope for the Racist

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for many around the world. Whether it’s racist and violent protests, threats of nuclear war, or terrorism attacks, all of us have felt the tension and hurt. It could be very easy for us to begin to get depressed by what we see happening in the world. We see images of bodies being hurled into the air or explosions and we could easily think “why is this happening? Why is there so much hatred?”…

The Sin Many Christians Forget

The Sin Many Christians Forget

Living the Christian life is one of constant battle. You see, even though our sin is covered under the blood of Christ and we are no longer responsible for the judgment of that sin, we still do it. We sin all the time, because we’re fallen human beings and it’s within our nature to sin. Yet, as Christians we cannot just ignore these sins or be laid back about dealing with them…

My Reformation Story

My Reformation Story

I’m feeling sentimental after a recent birthday and so I thought I’d map out how I came to my theological position in brief terms. 

I grew up in a reformed Baptist church. Did I know it was reformed? No. Did I know what “reformed” meant? Also, no…

Profiles: Mark Dever

Profiles: Mark Dever

Mark Dever has been the senior pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. since 1994. He is also the President of 9Marks, an organization he founded to help the local church become healthy and sustain that health with Biblical practices. He is regular speaker at Conferences like John MacArthur’s Shepherds Conference, Together For the Gospel, and The Gospel Coalition…

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: 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…