Monthly Archives: August 2019

Book Write-Up: Different by Design, by John MacArthur, Jr.

John MacArthur, Jr. Different by Design: Discovering God’s Will for Today’s Man and Woman. Victor, 1996. See here to buy the book. This book defends a complementarian view of gender against evangelical feminism. Essentially, John MacArthur believes that married women’s … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Sword and Shield, by Holland C. Kirbo

Holland C. Kirbo. Sword and Shield. Illadian, 2018. See here to buy the book. Sword and Shield is the second book of Holland Kirbo’s “Legends of Aewyr” fantasy series. This second book takes up where the first one left off.  … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Emperor’s Doom, by R.A. Denny

R.A. Denny. The Emperor’s Doom (Tales of Tzoladia, Book 5). 2018. See here to purchase the book. The Emperor’s Doom is the final book of R.A. Denny’s “Tales of Tzoladia” Christian fantasy series. The young cat-rider Metlan now reigns as … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Heaven and the Resurrected; Gideons

Here are some items from last Sunday’s church service: A. The youth pastor talked about heaven. What is heaven like? Two people were saying that heaven had rivers of chocolate milk. The youth pastor responded that there must be more … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Christ Is Yours, by Eric Rivera

Eric Rivera. Christ Is Yours: The Assurance of Salvation in the Puritan Theology of William Gouge. Lexham, 2019. See here to purchase the book. William Gouge (1575-1653) was an English Puritan clergyman and author. In Christ Is Yours, Eric Rivera … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: John 20:23 and Personal Forgiveness/Unforgiveness; Romania

Here are some items from the church service that I attended last Sunday: A. The service itself interacted with John 20:23: “Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them; and whose soever sins ye retain, they are retained.” … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Hands Off My Gun, by Dana Loesch

Dana Loesch. Hands Off My Gun: Defeating the Plot to Disarm America. Center Street, 2014. See here to purchase the book. Dana Loesch is a conservative pundit and has served as a spokesperson for the National Rifle Association. I first … Continue reading

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“You just don’t understand!” — Triablogue

Every so often you see someone compile a list of things not to tell those who is suffering or grieving. At or near the top of the list is “I know just how you feel”. 366 more words via “You just … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: “I Believe in the Holy Spirit…”

At church last Sunday, we continued our series on the Apostle’s Creed. The theme was “I believe in the Holy Spirit.” The youth pastor talked about how the Holy Spirit empowers and strengthens people for Christian service. You know the … Continue reading

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What is Apostasy? Can you lose your salvation?

Originally posted on Armchair Theologian:
I am going to blog on the topic of apostasy for a minute, the reason is I have some comments I want to make on the recent news about Joshua Harris and his falling away. …

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