Six Essential Doctrines

In a Facebook forum that I belong to, one of the members asked this question: since all Christian doctrines are important, which ones are essential for our theology and preaching? Below is my list of six essential doctrines of the Christian Faith. 1) salvation by grace alone through faith alone, via the atoning work of…

Worship: Rational, Emotional, Volitional

The title is a mouth-full, I know.  But several days ago the Lord began to deal with me about some foundational principles of worship, and these three words were the best descriptions I could think of.  If we can understand these three components, it will revolutionize our worship. As someone who has been raised in…

God’s Glory, Jesus’ Face

The other day as I was reading 2 Corinthians I noticed a powerful parallel that sheds some light (pun intended, as you'll see) on how we understand God's nature.  When I saw this connection, it was a revelatory moment that strengthened my understanding of "the mighty God in Christ." As an introduction, some people may…

Our God and Savior

A couple weeks ago I wrote an article, Our Father and Our Lord, discussing the distinction between Jesus and God the Father.  This dimension of our Christology is so important, and I really feel like it is underemphasized by a lot of Oneness believers.  By focusing on Jesus' true humanity we gain so much.  We find…