Shepherd, Not CEO!

“Therefore, I exhort the elders among you,…shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness; nor yet as lording it over those allotted to your charge…” – 1 Peter 5:1-3 I am a pastor.  I have […]

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Divine Election and the Character of God: Security for the Church, Hope for Israel

I never cease to be amazed by those who are firmly committed to the Reformed faith who at the same time believe that God has abandoned ethnic Israel (1) in favor of the Church.  It seems incongruent with the whole idea of Divine Election as well as the character and nature of God Himself.  Allow […]

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If Not Us…Who?

The title of this entry has been borrowed from two sources.  It is the title of an article written in Voice Magazine, July/August 2008 (the publication of the IFCA, The Independent Fundamental Churches of America) and was written by W.W. McEad.  In turn, he borrowed the title from a line in President Ronald Reagan’s second […]

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Pyromaniacs: Driscoll’s Pornographic Divination

I have often had people argue with me over whether or not God still speaks to us.  It’s the old cessationist/non-cessationist row.  In his most recent blog, Phil Johnson demonstrates the dangers posed by those who do not hold to Sola Scriputra, which is true of those who are non-cessationist, who believe that God still […]

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