Archive for February, 2011

The Gospel for Disobedient Children

Recently, while my pastor was away in Uganda I filled in for him by teaching our covenant children in their weekly catechism class. The questions we dealt with were WSC 39 and 40 which speak of the duty God requires of man (obedience to his revealed will) and the standard of duty revealed to us […]

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Anabaptist Gnosticism?

J.V. Fesko writes of Anabaptist Theologian Balthasar Hubmaier (1480-1528) in his book Word, Water, and Spirit: Many Anabaptists were voluntarists through and through. Hubmaier’s voluntarism is especially evident in a treatise he wrote on the freedom of the will, one that is marked by his trichotomous view of man. Hubmaier believed that man consisted of […]

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Introverts in the Church: a Review

I am an introvert. I have been described as shy, backwards, a thinker, and quiet among other things. I have rarely, if ever, been accused of being a talker, outgoing, extroverted, or the like. I also suffer from some form of social anxiety like my father and grandfather and I often feel the need to […]

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