The Friends of Israel, the Sovereignty of God and Election

Introduction             Although the controversy over God’s sovereignty and election in relation with human freedom and responsibility goes back to Augustine (354 – 430 A.D.), it is typically set in terms of the Reformation era debate between Calvinism and Arminianism.  Generally speaking, the doctrine of divine sovereignty is understood as God ruling or reigning over … Continue reading The Friends of Israel, the Sovereignty of God and Election

Open Letter to Dr. Ed Stetzer and Dr. Greg Strand of the EFCA

This letter is a response to Dr. Ed Stetzer’s Christianity Today interview of Dr. Greg Strand, The EFCA’s Executive Director of Theology and Credentialing.  Ed Stetzer is Billy Graham Distinguished Chair of Church, Mission, and Evangelism at Wheaton College and Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College.  The transcript of the interview … Continue reading Open Letter to Dr. Ed Stetzer and Dr. Greg Strand of the EFCA