Foreword to The Dark Side of Calvinism

In The Dark Side of Calvinism, George Bryson has shined the light of Scripture and scripturally based reasoning upon some very important and disturbing problems with the distinctive doctrines of Reformed Theology. As George documents, John Calvin asserts: By predestination we mean the eternal decree of God, by which he determined with himself whatever he … Continue reading Foreword to The Dark Side of Calvinism

THE CALVINISM OF CALVIN

Listen up all you “wanna be” Reformed/Calvinist Christians. Hypo-Calvinism, soft-determinism, single predestinarianism, infralapsarianism, compatibilism, popular Calvinism or what I call Calvinism-Lite equals Calvinism-Lost. Do you want to be a Calvinist or not? Then stop beating around the theological bush. Calvinism is not a “doctrinal buffet” in which you can pick and choose what you like … Continue reading THE CALVINISM OF CALVIN

Complementarianism vs Egalitarianism

Complementarianism is a theological view held by some in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, that men and women have different but complementary roles and responsibilities in marriage, family life, religious leadership, and elsewhere. The word "complementary" and its cognates are currently used to denote this view. For Christians,  the role and responsibility for guiding men and women … Continue reading Complementarianism vs Egalitarianism

Alister Begg and Theistic Fatalism

By non-Reformed Evangelicalism I am thinking about mainstream Evangelicalism. The two biggest camps of Evangelicalism are the non-Reformed and the Reformed camps. While I do not personally know Alistair Begg, I do know quite a bit about what he believes and teaches. In widely circulated articles, books, audio/video messages (etc.), Begg speaks clearly, not only … Continue reading Alister Begg and Theistic Fatalism