A Short History of Catechisms and A Review of The New City Catechism

For the last year and a half I've had the privilege of using Tim Keller's, New City Catechism. In this review I will give you the definition of catechesis, a brief history of catechisms in the Church,  as well as a few thoughts on how New City Catechism would be useful in the Church today. [...]

Caution: May Contain Humanistic Elements

My wife and I share the responsibility of reading an age appropriate devotional to our children each night. She reads to our older boys while I read to our 8 year old daughter. Then we switch the next evening, and so on. It's a pretty good set up and it promotes the Biblical principles we've [...]

Shaping Your Child’s Discipline With Biblical Doctrine

Raising children is a matter of discipleship and good stewardship. We have a short time as parents to impart the tools, wisdom and basic skills that are necessary for their adult life. But one thing that may get overlooked by Christian families is the importance of teaching good biblical doctrine from an early age. These [...]

“But God”: The Answer to Man’s Depravity

Consider the doctrine of complete depravity with me. If sinful man is not completely depraved, even from birth, then Christ's death was not completely necessary. But we are depraved, and it was necessary for Him to die, and this is grace. So What's the Problem? The mainline problem taken up with this doctrine, I believe, is [...]