On Early Christian Living

Epistle to Diognetus, 125 AD “Christians are indistinguishable from other men either by nationality, language or customs. They do not inhabit separate cities of their own, or speak a strange dialect, or follow some outlandish way of life.… Unlike some other people, they champion no purely human doctrine. With regard to dress, food and manner […]

The Chicago Call

In 1977, a group led by Robert E. Webber calling itself the “National Conference of Evangelicals for Historic Christianity” drafted a document known as “The Chicago Call” which was simply a call to the Evangelical Church to rediscover the Church’s historic roots. An Appeal to Evangelicals (1977) Prologue In every age the Holy Spirit calls […]

The Sovereignty of God

God’s sovereignty is the attribute by which He rules His entire creation, and to be sovereign God must be all-knowing, all-powerful, and absolutely free. The reasons are these: Were there even one datum of knowledge, however small, unknown to God, His rule would break down at that point. To be Lord over all the creation, […]