Towards the Mysterious Will and Use of God’s Providence

A friend of mine was recently telling me about some discussions taking place in a small group that he leads. This summer his inquisitive small group participants have been asking questions related to how a good God could allow evil and suffering. The amazing thing is...

Happy Birthday, You Servetus Killer!

“Go Calvin! It’s your birthday! We’er gonna theologize like it’s your birthday! Sip dark beer like it’s your birthday! Cuz you were predestined to have a birthday!” – Remix to 50 Cent’s “In Da Club” One...

God’s Meticulous Sovereignty in Tornadoes

When tornadoes, storms, floods, or other natural disasters and accidents happen, lots of questions get raised. John Piper, a man I greatly respect and have been blessed by, hasn’t been afraid to address the big questions that arise when they happen. In 2009 a...

Calvinism + Methodism = ????

Yeah, this blog’s title sounds like an impossibility. Today’s Methodists and Wesleyan’s descend from the lineage of Jacobus Arminius by way of John Wesley. These brothers and sisters disagree with significant doctrinal concepts that I believe to be...