Divine monergism in salvation leads to synergism in good works

When the Holy Spirit has worked and accomplished this, and a person's will has been changed and renewed by His divine power and working alone, then the new will of that person is an instrument and organ of God the Holy Spirit. So that person not only accepts grace, but he also co-operates with the…

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Would this be sung at your church?

Unconditionally Oh no, did I get too close? Oh, did I almost see what's really on the inside? All your insecurities All the dirty laundry Never made me blink one time Unconditional, unconditionally I will love you unconditionally There is no fear now Let go and just be free I will love you unconditionally Come…

Putting s back into Christmass

Here's a brief article I wrote for the Christmas issue of the magazine of a local Baptist church. It's distributed to hundreds of homes in the area where our congregation worships. What’s missing from Xmas? The answer: the second ‘s’. Get it? If not, bear with me, and I will explain. It’s coming up to…

Bring back The Office

No, not this one. Or that. The original. Because repetition is the mother of all learning. I am frequently struck by the extent and depth of the biblical knowledge of the fathers—the apostles, the fathers of the early church, the Mediæval doctors, the Reformers and the great theologians of the late-16th and 17th centuries. How…