What will the Intermountain West say about Sarah Palin?

Is she Mormon?  Dennis fills us in on the first and biggest question. She sounds like a fundamentalist . . . allow God to be taught as Creator in the public schools . . . homosexuality is a sin . . . life begins at conception . . . etc. A perfect, conservative Idahoan. But […]

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“Your husband gets excited when he prays”

An LDS wife and her family attended this past Sunday morning at our church.  And she just made this remark to my wife here at the house a couple hours ago.

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At-One-Ment by Propitiation (another nugget)

I love what the vicar, Dyson Hague, says about “At-One-Ment by Propitiation” and substitutionary atonement in John’s Gospel:

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What you will find when you step inside a Baptist Chapel (part 2)

Are you ready for a tour of a chapel house in Ammon, Idaho?  First the blueprints . . .   Out on the construction dirt mound, north of the church parking lot, I had a stare down with a hawk this morning. Soon there were five of them flying overhead in the blue sky – powerful, majestic […]

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Heart Issues for Evangelicals

One Idahoan is already doing this . . . The lastest 2008 book unfolding chapter by chapter . . . Evangellyfish

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What a tremendous topic for a Monday morning

Post-Mormon Nebula0 kicks it off.

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What you will find when you step inside a Baptist Chapel

This virtual tour gives a good conception for my non-Mormon friends. Now, would my Mormon friends like a picture tour of Berean Baptist Church in Ammon, Idaho? We are moving into the sheetrock phase on the educational/fellowship expansion of our building complex.

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PSA Coincidence or Providence?

I am speaking on the penal-substitutionary atonement of Christ this Sunday evening in Rigby, Idaho. But on Sunday morning, we have been going verse by verse through John’s Gospel. This Sunday morning, the next paragraph to consider is John 11:47-54. To hear Caiaphas’ prophesy, is this mere coincidence or divine providence for this particular Lord’s […]

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Current Controversy over Penal Substitutionary Atonement (PSA)

Definition of Penal Substitutionary Atonement (PSA)   There are a lot of theories out there on the atonement of Jesus Christ – theories that have been presented throughout church history – (1) ransom to Satan, (2) recapitulation, (3) satisfaction, (4) moral influence, (5) example, (6) governmental, (7) dramatic, (8 ) barthian, and (9) penal substitution […]

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Biola and Fundamentalism – 90 years ago

John Marks writes in his book, Reasons to Believe: One Man’s Journey Among the Evangelicals and the Faith He Left Behind (2008):

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