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Revisiting a Baptist Service

Introduction I don’t go to Easter Sunday mass. I tried that once: the Easter I was confirmed. Never again. Nope. After the intensse beauty of the Easter Vigil mass, there’s simply no need to fight the crowds of “Holiday Catholics” making their bi-annual pilgrimages. So this past Easter I went to a Baptist service (naturally) with my wife…

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Defending The Historic(?) Christian Faith

Introduction I was recently notified of a class on Roman Catholicism being taught by Norman Geisler at Southern Evangelical Seminary. Given that so many of his associates and students have become Catholic over the years (including the co-author of his latest book on the subject!), this was not a big surprise. What caught my eye, though, was the tagline…

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Of Acorns and Antichrists: Typological Fulfillment in the Book of Revelation

Introduction The Book of revelation presents some pretty interesting options within orthodox Christianity. There are four radically different views competing for prominence today (not counting millennial and rapture views!), namely: Futurism: most of Revelation’s prophecy concerns our future. Preterism: most of Revelation’s prophecy concerns the first century. Historicism: most of Revelation’s prophecy concerns the entire Church Age.…

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…