Grace: It Comes with Jesus, True God and True Human

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn about the Gospel (Good News) and Grace (undeserved favor) in this shooting spree and the aftermath. Dr. Mark Jones, Senior Minister at Faith Vancouver Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Vancouver, Canada, comments on recent events: Listening to the family members of those who were mercilessly killed in the Charleston church was an opportunity to witness some of the best theology you’ll see in your life. I only hope that if I am ever faced with a similar situation Read more […]

Eternal Life at Yard-Sale Prices

“And the king said unto Araunah, “Nay; but I will surely buy it from thee at a price; neither will I offer burnt offerings unto the Lord my God of that which doth cost me nothing.”  -2 Samuel 24:24. Cheap grace: just another way of describing the Gospel that is being peddled by the neo-evangelicals. A costless Christianity. Eternal life at wholesale-club prices. Jesus loves everybody, don’t you know?  The churches are full of “saved” people.  Folks who have tipped-their-toe Read more […]

Virgin Birth: Because God’s Grace Comes by Faith, not Works

What is the meaning of the virgin birth? Perhaps the most popular answer to that question is that it is necessary to believe in the virgin birth in order to defend and affirm the deity of Christ. Jesus is both God and man. If Jesus had a human father, then that would mean that he was only human. Another explanation assigned to the virgin birth is the sinlessness of Christ. Christ didn’t have a human father because a human father would have contaminated him with original sin. Jesus Read more […]

Grateful TO WHOM? Atheists & The Thanksgiving Holiday

I am a Christian. So I don’t celebrate Kwanza, Hanukah, or the fast of Ramadan. This makes sense. What doesn’t make sense are atheists participating in Thanksgiving. I thought about this today while looking at this story about an atheist billboard campaign that will begin “after Thanksgiving.” I think that would be best. Starting during Thanksgiving might provoke more skepticism about atheism. Judy Saint is the president of the Greater Sacramento Chapter of Freedom From Religion Read more […]