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Opinions on Scripture

Why are there so many different opinions on the Bible’s teachings? The answer lies in examining typical thought processes. We can look at this philosophically, theologically, and socially. It is abundantly clear that there are varieties of opinions even within the church….
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John 3:16

John 3:16 should be cherished by all who profess faith in Christ. Sadly, it is also one of the most misquoted verses in all of the Bible. The biggest problem with misquoting the Bible is context. We can look at semantic…
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Systematic Theology – Grudem

Do you like one-stop shopping? I absolutely despise having to make four or five stops to get what I need, probably typical for a guy. We may feel very similarly about learning about our faith as Christians. Why pull an assortment of books…
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Editorial: Respect for Police

Recently, our town was the scene of a high-speed chase that ended in a shooting. A law enforcement officer had to use force to apprehend a criminal. In this case, the officer was absolutely justified. We believe that when all is said…
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Freedom – David Phelps

David Phelps new CD “Freedom” is a one-stop shop for all things Christian music. We have come to expect a great deal from David’s music and his newest recording in no way disappoints. It has something to suit just about any musical…
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Particular Baptists

Early Baptist history is divided into two groups: General Baptists and Particular Baptists. General Baptists were believers who held to a universal extent or application of the atonement; they were general in the scope of the atonement. Particular Baptists believed that…
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Modern Bible Translation

A question was brought up recently regarding translations. Since the Bible is the inspired, infallible, inerrant, and sufficient Word of God, does that extend to our translations? To begin, we do not want to articulate a position that says you…
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Romans 8:26-30

Romans 8:26-30 is one of our very favorite passages of Scripture. Yes, some say that we should not have favorites, but this passage so encapsulates the heart of God; it shows us how to embrace even the most difficult of our Christian experience….
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Richard John Neuhaus – Boyagoda

Richard John Neuhaus: A Life in the Public Square is a new biography written by Randy Boyagoda chronicling the life of one of the most influential figures in American politics, public life, and religion. Neuhaus’ sphere of influence ranged from…
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Editorial: Same-Sex Marriage

We have all likely heard about the bakery that was asked to provide the cake for a same-sex marriage and refused. No matter what happens in a case such as this, it begs a few questions.