Can we please stop saying Reformed theology teaches we’re puppets and have no self-determination? Because it just doesn’t.
Stories in Calvinism
Did Jesus die for the sins of people who are suffering in hell right now? It’s an important question and one that Protestants have been debating for over 400 years.
MacDonald believed that people really are “princesses and goblins and good fairies” that, in his non-fantasy novels, he portrayed as ordinary men and women.
Events that occurred this week in Christian history include the death of C.S. Lewis, John Donne becoming dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral and Geneva embracing John Calvin’s theocratic model.
While I don’t want to adjudicate the Calvinist vs. Arminian debate here, I hope to shed some historical light on the general conversation and help us understand the overall debate a bit better.
Salvation is due to the spontaneous, extravagant love of God. If you are to be saved, it must be by the operation of God’s irresistible grace in your life.
This week — April 3 through April 9 — marks the anniversary of notable moments from Christian history, including the murder of one of America's most beloved civil rights icons and the capture of a French king during the Seventh Crusade.