When We Don’t Agree

The insistence that all things are essential (for the purpose of God’s glory) should not be mistaken for an insistence that the believer is responsible for the agreement or disagreement of others. When Paul mandates in 1 Corinthians 1:10 that believers should agree...
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Why I Am Not A Calvinist…Or an Arminian, Part 3

The Calvinism/Arminianism debate considers three essential issues: (1) The degree of God’s activity in human salvation, (2) the degree of human culpability, and (3) the degree of human activity in salvation. Historically Calvin placed strongest emphasis on God’s...
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Aesthetics as an Example of the Cross-Disciplinary Pervasiveness of the Problem of Evil

Where do theology and philosophy intersect, and at what points can they be observed as doing so? For Aquinas, theology was a subset of philosophy – a part, actually. He describes the relationship saying, …all things which “are” are dealt with in the philosophical...
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A Necessary Ingredient of Biblical Literacy   

Knowing God’s word is a central responsibility and privilege for Christians. It is by His word that we get to know Him, and it is His word that equips us (2 Tim 3:16-17; Eph 4:12). His word protects us (Eph 6;11-17), guides us (Ps 119:11, 105),  sustains us (Mt 4:4),...
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Tony Romo: NFL Hall of Famer

I certainly don’t wish to detract from Larry Allen’s well-deserved Hall of Fame moment, as he is inducted this weekend as part of the 2013 Class along with six other worthy NFL personalities. Congratulations Larry, you were the best offensive lineman in the history of...
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The Bible on Clark Pinnock’s Open Theism, Part 1

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Why I Believe the Bible (Video)

Dr. Cone addresses students at Calvary University on some basic principles of the Bible's credibility, and how it all comes back to the issue of the identity of Jesus. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ya9F8VhuR2A  

Measuring Success: It’s About Who Gives, Not Who Gets the Gold Medal

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Answering Richard Dawkins

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If It’s Worth Doing, It’s Worth Doing…Poorly

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The Hermeneutics of Continuationism, Part 1

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Bill Nye, Creationism, and Philosophy of Science

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A Biblical Perspective on the Use of Music: Knowing and Feeling in the Psalms

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3 Ways to Understand and Communicate the Gospel

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Overview of Ecclesiastes (Slides)

Having been a historic experimenter, Solomon writes the conclusion to his philosophical journey in Ecclesiastes. He describes the advantages and disadvantages of a number of different worldviews "under the sun," and he concludes that the beyond-the-sun perspective...

What is Real Success?

Google the phrase “What is success” and you will get 1.13 billion results. I’d like to examine each of those with you today (not really). Much has been said about success. Everybody seems to want it, but it is surprising how few actually can define it. One dictionary...

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