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What is “Full Communion With the Catholic Church”?

Introduction When people become Catholic they often describe it as “coming into full communion with the Catholic Church.” That might sound like an obtuse description of the event, but it is actually both accurate and important in its details. This is because Catholics consider all validly baptized Christians to be “in the Church” even if…

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The Christian Faith: All or Nothing?

Introduction One of the most convicting (i.e., terrifying) theological passages I ever read had to do with lack of faith. Now, a reasonable guess as to its content would be something about the threat of Hell – maybe a Sinners In The Hands of An Angry God sort of thing. But it wasn’t. In fact,…

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Is William Lane Craig a Heretic?

Introduction On August 4th, 2010 an article appeared at Ancient Christian Defense accusing Dr. William Lane Craig of heresy for his adoption of monothelitism (the view that Jesus has only one will). I found this intriguing on many levels. First because Craig is, by many accounts, the premiere defender of the evangelical faith today. He…

Understanding The Doctrine of the Trinity

Understanding The Doctrine of the Trinity

Introduction One of the most often misunderstood beliefs that Christians hold is the idea of the Trinity. Christians themselves often find themselves at a loss as to how to adequately express their understanding (and many times simply express an incorrect view). This summary should help. There are really only two ideas that must be understood…