1 Peter 1:3-5 – Born Again, Preserved, and Rescued

May 18, 2015

Elect exiles. Scattered across the Roman provinces of modern Turkey, these Christians are called “exiles” due to their social dislocation within a culture hostile to their new way of life. Though “exiles,” they are nevertheless elect. But for what or to what are they elected? What does this election mean? In part, it means they […]


Calvinism and Arminianism: What Do They Want to Preserve?

May 3, 2008

There has been significant interest over the past decade in a resurgent Calvinism (or Reformed Theology).  Some call it a “New Calvinism” (as per Collin Hansen’s book Young, Restless, Reformed: A Journalist’s Journey with the New Calvinists). The popularity of John Piper as well as the renewal of Calvinism among the Southern Baptists (specifically Southern Baptist Theological […]


Serial Index

June 11, 2008

Academic Courses Systematic Biblical Doctrine: Lipscomb Undergraduate Course (2,000 Word Blogs) 1. Outline; 2. Hermeneutical Foundations; 3. Function of Theology; 4. Creation; 5. God’s Relationship to Creation; 6. Image of God and the Fall; 7. Election; 8. Israel and Scripture; 9. Trinity; 10. Jesus of Nazareth–The Image of God; 11. Jesus of Nazareth–The Mission of […]