Dont Lose the Gospel | Tom Ascol

from Founders.org I am preaching through the pastoral letters and when I recently began 2 Timothy I was reminded of the concern that Paul expresses about how the gospel will be handled after his death. He not only emphasizes the importance and centrality of the gospel—which he does in all his letters, but he also […]

The Five Points of Calvinism and Covenant Theology | Tom Hicks

from Founders Ministries In recent years, there has been a recovery of the five points of Calvinism among many evangelicals, but there has not been a concomitant revival of the covenant theology of seventeenth century Puritanism as the rich soil in which Calvinistic soteriology grows. This post will not attempt to thoroughly defend every doctrine […]

Calvinism Fuels Missions | John Divito-Founders.org

from Founders.org “Calvinism kills missions!” many say. After all, if God has already chosen some to save before the foundation of the world, while leaving others to be damned, then why should we bother preaching the gospel to the nations? The elect are going to be saved and none of the rest will be. But […]

Revival and Revivalism

This is an excerpt of a review by Terry Chrisope, Associate Professor of History and Bible at Missouri College, of the book Revival and Revivalism: The Making and Marring of American Evangelicalism, 1750-1858., by Iain H. Murray, available from Monergism Books The final third of the book describes the popularization of revivalism in American Christianity. […]

SBC-Indianapolis #3 – The Resolution passes

from Dr. Tom Ascol, Founders Ministries The Resolution Committee brought before the convention a Resolution (No. 6) “On Regenerate Church Membership and Church Member Restoration.” While I appreciate the committee’s work on bringing something before the convention, I was disappointed that significant language was excluded from their report. Bart Barber and Malcolm Yarnell shared my […]

Challenging the caricatures of Calvinism

In this repeat broadcast, Mike shares an article by Dr. Thomas Ascol of Founder Ministries  in which he writes,” I hope I live long enough to see the day when the common caricatures of the doctrines of sovereign grace have been so widely exposed that any self-respecting preacher will be ashamed to keep serving them up […]