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The pain of raising children

In a small group with which we meet weekly, I mentioned recently the concern I often hear expressed about the departure of younger people from the church. “Millennials” are frequently mentioned in this regard, and some studies have indicated that it pertains  particularly to those who have attended university. Later in the week, a group member shared their pain as parents because their own children, though having professed faith when young, were no longer involved … Continue reading

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Why some see gospel exclusivism and others see accessibilism in Scripture

I am always intrigued when sincere believers, committed to the authority of Scripture, and reading it with essentially the same hermeneutic, arrive at different conclusions about what Scripture teaches. It happens re: monergism/synergism, complementarianism/egalitarianism, credo-baptism/pedo-baptism, and on many other points. In recent years, since becoming an accessibilist, I have pondered the matter in regard to the salvation of the unevangelized. When Robert Peterson and Christopher Morgan had a draft of their manuscript of Faith Comes … Continue reading

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