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The Top 10 Books on Reconciling Divine Sovereignty and Free Will

By Scott Christensen   Trying to grasp the theological conundrum of God’s sovereignty and human free will is like pitting Batman against Superman. A standoff seems inevitable. Surely one of the two must be sacrificed. Historically, Arminians and others have answered this dilemma by positing a version of free will known as libertarianism, which sacrifices a …

What Dorsey and Spafford had in Common

Written by Anthony Carter (Black and Reformed, 2nd ed.) A Common Heritage It has been said of the United States and Great Britain that we are people separated by a common language. Similarly, it could be said of the distinctive black and white churches in America that we are a people separated by a common …

5 Questions that Get to the Heart of our Sin

By Elyse Fitzpatrick The struggle with idolatry and deception began with Eve and  continues to this day. Eve was deceived into thinking that happiness could be found in disobedience to God. Every time we sin, it’s because we’re deceived too. We foolishly think that happiness is to be found in pursuing the lies that whisper …

Why many Bible reading plans will fail in 2016

Have you ever tried to “read through the Bible in a year” but failed before even getting half-way through? We’ve all been there. You hoped to tackle the Old Testament but got bogged down at the long list of names. Maybe you made it to Leviticus but eventually bailed at the section on infectious skin diseases. Reading Scripture all the way through takes …