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The Real Story of Thanksgiving

November 23, 2011 by


Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor; and Whereas both Houses of Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me to “recommend to the people of the United States […]

Let’s Talk About TULIP

November 13, 2011 by


I think John Calvin might be one of the most controversial figures in church history. In many circles (those branding themselves as “reformed” or even “Calvinist”), Calvin is a monolith. He is a giant of almost titanic proportions, the instigator of “Calvinism”, an all-encompassing system of theology – a way of thinking about God. Calvinism […]

History in 5 Minutes: Reformation Day

October 31, 2011 by


Today is Reformation Day. That means, while most of the world will be celebrating death, candy, and the start of putting on their hibernation weight, a few of us will be celebrating the courageous sacrifices of the men and women who devoted their lives to the teaching and supremacy of the Word of God. “The […]