Calvinists* get a lot of flack. Sometimes this is for good reasons because many are in their cage stage. I once was; I can go back into it sometimes. But many times, we get flack because we are misunderstood. We hear almost incessant caricatures. It's not fair, truly. We all need to be people who … Continue reading What Do Calvinists Believe about Free Will?
Recently I was sitting in a car repair shop when I noticed the tiniest bug on the lobby table. Since I was annoyingly bored, I simply stared at it. The more I stared, the more I became aware of the astounding fact that God is in control—even of that tiny bug. Scripture forthrightly tells us … Continue reading Stop Putting Caveats on the Sovereignty of God
"And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28 ESV In June, my wife (Shale) and I found out that we were pregnant. We were overjoyed! About two months later, we found out there wasn’t ever a baby. … Continue reading Even the Hard Things