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Edwards, Necessity & Certainty: Part 1

by Ken Hamrick This will be a series of informal posts chronicling my quest to understand and engage Jonathan Edwards on the ideas of necessity and certainty, and to establish where Andrew Fuller departed from Edwards’ view. In this, I’m … Continue reading

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Participating in Gathered Worship: Worship with Eager Submission | Founders | The Blog

In the last several posts we have asked the question: How are we to join in the gathered worship of the church? We must make an effort to come and gather. We must enter fully into worship when we arrive. … Continue reading

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Participating in Gathered Worship: Worship in Spirit and in Truth | Founders.org | The Blog

What would you consider essential to worship? What is truly necessary if true worship is to occur? Is it a certain style of preaching? Is it a certain type of music? Is it a sense of reverence and awe? Is … Continue reading

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When to Leave a Church, Part II: Check your motives and guard your tongue | Founders | The Blog

A few weeks back, I asked the question, “When Do You Leave a Church?” here on the Founders Blog and promised to continue dealing with this issue in a second post. With this post, I want to examine the issue … Continue reading

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Fuller & Inability: A Rejoinder to Tom Nettles

Other Posts in This Series:      Part 1;       Part 2;       Part 3;       Whole Paper. Recently, I published a Centrist response[1] to Dr. Tom Nettles’ series of articles on Andrew Fuller.[2] He has replied to that … Continue reading

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Heart Faith and Deep Change | Founders | The Blog

Both in preparing to write these blogs and in preparing to teach a course on American revival, I have spent some time with the sermons, theology, and revival lectures of Charles Finney. He is a fascinating read. I find some … Continue reading

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When Do You Leave a Church? | The Blog | Founders Ministries

It is the conversation with church members every pastor dreads but inevitably comes to every man who has shepherded a local flock: “Pastor, we need to meet with you and discuss our future at the church. We have been praying … Continue reading

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Fuller & Inability: A Centrist Response to Tom Nettles (Whole Paper)

An Addendum, incorporating the Rejoinder, was added, 11-25-2014. by Ken Hamrick [13,200 words…] The focus of the debate between Calvinists and Traditionalists returns ever more often to Andrew Fuller. His theology is ideally suited to bringing the two closer together—not … Continue reading

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Fuller & Inability: A Centrist Response to Tom Nettles, Part 3 of 3

  Other Posts in This Series:      Part 1;       Part 2;       Whole Paper. by Ken Hamrick In his second installment, “Fullerite: Doctrine of Inability,” Dr. Nettles’ fundamental misunderstanding of Fuller is seen in … Continue reading

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Fuller & Inability: A Centrist Response to Tom Nettles, Part 2

   Other Posts in This Series:      Part 1;       Part 3;       Whole Paper. by Ken Hamrick It will be helpful, prior to addressing further differences with Dr. Nettles, to establish what Andrew Fuller means … Continue reading

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Fuller & Inability: A Centrist Response to Tom Nettles, Part 1

   Other Posts in This Series:      Part 2;       Part 3;       Whole Paper. by Ken Hamrick The focus of the debate between Calvinists and Traditionalists returns ever more often to Andrew Fuller. His theology … Continue reading

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Interesting Series on Andrew Fuller by Tom Nettles

There is an interesting series of articles posted at the Founders blog, on the teaching of Andrew Fuller, written by Dr. Tom Nettles. It includes the following articles:   Fuller the Non-Calvinist? Fullerite: Doctrine of Inability Fuller and Irresistible Grace: … Continue reading

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The Joy of Confessing: Original Sin—Tom Nettles

Reblogged from Founders Ministries Blog I recently returned from giving a series of lectures on the New Hampshire Confession of Faith. The exercise was stimulating (at least to me) and gave a real sense of privilege and gratitude for blessing. … Continue reading

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Biblical Wisdom on Church Discipline

The most serious step that a church can take is to remove one of its members and, in the words of the Apostle Paul, turn such a one “over to Satan for the destruction of the flesh so that his … Continue reading

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David Allen sets the record straight: Limited Atonement is biblically bankrupt, theologically insipient, and ethically unpreachable by Peter Lumpkins

Founders Ministries put together several theological worthies to write its latest apology for strict Calvinism, Whomever He Wills   >>> Names include seasoned professors–Tom Nettles, Bruce Ware, Thomas Schriner, and Stephen Wellum–professors all at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (the majority … Continue reading

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