A Reformed Demonology?

Article by   March 2019
Distinguishing between demon-induced temptation and demon possession, Nevius reasons that Christians are frequent objects of the former but never the latter since believers are indwelled by the Spirit of Christ who dispossesses Satan and his kingdom. continue

Adoption and the Image of God

When I was in my early 20s, I met a college friend of my parents for the first time. After a short conversation, she smiled and commented, "You're just like your dad!" She wasn't just referring to my appearance,...
Posted March 25, 2019 @ 8:09 AM by David Barry

Questioning Our Preaching

The transition from preaching occasionally to preaching weekly came for me a little more than three years ago as I was called from an associate pastor position to lead a church plant. My preaching courses in seminary and the...
Posted March 21, 2019 @ 9:36 AM by Matthew Bradley

Don't Waste Your Privileges

The 2020 Presidential race is underway. Americans everywhere are now sitting back and bracing themselves for tedious recitals of attacks and scandals. The first attack has come in response to Beto O'rouke's statement about sometimes helping his wife raise...
Posted March 19, 2019 @ 9:16 AM by Nick Batzig

Sticking Your Tongue Out at Suffering

On the surface, Paul's observation in Philippians 1:14 that "most of the brothers" in Rome--where Paul was chained to a member of the imperial guard awaiting the outcome of his judicial appeal to the emperor Nero--had become "more confident...
Posted March 18, 2019 @ 7:16 AM by Aaron Denlinger

A Horror of Theology

The noisy gongs of acerbic and judgmental discernment bloggers, podcasters, vloggers and conference speakers are scattered throughout our social media feeds...and they're here to stay. The uncharitableness with which such individuals speak online immediately ought to leave a bad taste...
Posted March 15, 2019 @ 7:32 AM by Nick Batzig

Promoting the Work of Others

I have a dear friend who is an artist. Her work covers the walls of my home. I love learning about her creative process, the various mediums she uses, and what she is learning through her work. Most of...
Posted March 14, 2019 @ 6:49 AM by Christina Fox

A Reformed Demonology?

The rather measured and restrained work by John Livingston Nevius (1829-1893), Demon Possession and Allied Themes; Being an Inductive Study of Phenomena of Our Own Times, delivers exactly what the title promises, though what it promises is rather unusual by...
Posted March 12, 2019 @ 7:58 AM by Bruce Baugus

Critiquing Expressions of Devotion

Is it appropriate for Protestants to embrace the observance of Lent--or, even further, any of the Orthodox holy days and seasons? Members of Protestant and Evangelical churches in our day have made these frequently asked and widely disputed questions....
Posted March 8, 2019 @ 9:49 AM by Rob Looper
Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, Inc. © 2005-2018   |   alliance@alliancenet.org   |   800.956.2644   |   Frequently Asked Questions   |   Login