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Patrick of Ireland: His Life and Impact

March 20, 2015 | by Pastor Jim Harrison

A book recommendation on the life of Saint Patrick

God, Guns, and John Piper

April 4, 2014 | by Pastor Jim Harrison

John Piper, like you, me, and everyone else who has ever walked the face of the earth, (save for one Notable Exception), is sometimes wrong. And I think he was wrong in his March 26, 2014, “Ask Pastor John” podcast entitled, “God, Guns, and Biblical Manhood”.

This Sounds Familiar…

March 27, 2014 | by Pastor Jim Harrison

Dr. Peter Jones, New Testament Professor at Westminster-CA, and author of numerous sound and helpful books, has written an article well-worth reading, entitled, “WORLDly reVISIONing”.

A Word of Wisdom from Doug Wilson

March 27, 2014 | by Pastor Jim Harrison

This from Doug Wilson on the World Vision kerfuffle…

Which Way is the Wind Blowing Today?

March 27, 2014 | by Pastor Jim Harrison

I am neither the prophet, nor the son of a prophet. But mark my words. We have not heard the last of this.

Universalism Indeed

February 28, 2014 | by Pastor Jim Harrison

As a follow-up to Lemuel Haynes’ sermon, “Universal Salvation: A Very Ancient Doctrine”, I thought I would post the following. In addition to being a preacher and theologian, Rev. Haynes was also a poet. The poem, “Universalism Indeed” was published along with the sermon posted previously.

Universalism: A Very Ancient Doctrine – A Sermon by Lemuel Haynes

February 28, 2014 | by Pastor Jim Harrison

Below, you will find the text of a sermon entitled Universal Salvation: A Very Ancient Doctrine. It was a sermon well-known in its day, going through many editions on both sides of the Atlantic.
The circumstances behind the production of this sermon may be of interest.

Lemuel Haynes

February 24, 2014 | by Pastor Jim Harrison

Following yesterday’s biographical sketch of Lemuel Haynes, several people asked for resources which would allow them to learn more about this faithful pastor. Below, you will find links to a number of readily available sources.

Beware: Straw Men Abound

February 18, 2014 | by Pastor Jim Harrison

As followers of Christ, we need to be discerning. And in order to be discerning, we need to know how to read closely, carefully, and critically. We must not simply accept what anyone says until we have examined him.

Nye vs. Ham: Witnessing to Scientists

February 12, 2014 | by Pastor Jim Harrison

Here is an interesting post, written by a scientist, about witnessing scientists, approaching the subject from a presuppositional perspective, and in the process, offering a helpful critique of evidential apologetics.