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Strange World

February 10, 2017

By Walker Moore
Awestar Ministries

I’m sitting in my office, thinking about what a strange world we live in as I try to fix our website. Our link to the country of Panama isn’t working. We’ve tried to fix it in-house, but it’s way above my skill level. I have trouble just getting around on the interwebby thingamajig. Continue reading

Disturbing Trends for VBS Evangelism and Outreach

February 9, 2017

By: Chip Warren

I love VBS.  It is a movement that has had the hand of God upon it from the very beginning.  It is the greatest outreach event a church can do each year.  It has the potential to pay dividends long after VBS is over.   I want to do everything I can to strengthen the VBS movement and to help churches to have an outreach driven VBS. Continue reading

Calvinists Say Hope for the Hopeless

February 8, 2017

By Ronnie Rogers, Pastor
    Trinity Baptist Church Norman, OK

Calvinism’s decretal theology and commitment to compatibilism create a host of conundrums that result in Calvinists’ frequent visits to the storehouse of mysteries. One of which is the idea that even though God has unconditionally elected only some to have any meaningful opportunity to experience the forgiveness of salvation, we are to have hope for all and offer salvational hope to all. This is to be done without ever divulging that such hope only exists in the theoretical cauldron of unconditional election and reprobation for which there is not one whit of concern that the so elect will perish nor hope that the reprobate will not.   Continue reading