Is That a Christian Group or Not?
People don't often talk about "cults" anymore. But how do you know if a Church or denomination is a legitimate Christian Church or if it is not? Are they
Being a Good Calvinist
My journey to Calvinism was a bumpy one. I had never heard of it until college. Like all human beings, I assumed I came to Christ of my own 100%, free will.
If People Are Bored – Whose Fault Is It?
I love to teach theology. Yet most people imagine the teaching of theology to be boring. If it is boring, I don't think that it is the fault of the
Did You Miss “Is God a Calvinist?”
Last Wednesday was our first EQUIP Class called "Is God a Calvinist?" We had over 260 people attend the class! If you missed the class but plan to
“Is God a Calvinist?” Begins Tonight
Our three-week EQUIP class "Is God a Calvinist?" begins tonight at 6:30 at the Irondequoit campus. Here is a map. It is a three-week class for three
The Calvinist I Want to Be (a.k.a. – Why I Fell in Love with the Teaching of John Piper)
This video/poem is classic John Piper. I've watched it at least a half a dozen times or more and struggle to hold back tears every time (the ending is
God’s Sovereignty in Salvation
If you signed up for the Ephesian Challenge, but didn't receive both of the first two emails - let me know. Also, I read a great quote Sunday night about
Hiding Behind Our Theology
One of my favorite things to teach about is the sovereignty of God. I remember - as a freshman in college - when it slowly dawned on me the implications of
Spiritual Asbestos – Silent Killers
While our church was having asbestos removed last month - by law, we were required to post signs all over the facility warning people about the danger of
A Conversation with Death – by John Piper
I read this on the desiring God blog months ago, and thought you'd enjoy it too:A CONVERSATION WITH DEATH ON GOOD FRIDAY: CHRISTIAN: Hello, Death, my