What Changed?
July 10th, 2018
A rash of school shootings has people scratching their heads wondering why. Many locate the problem primarily in America’s love of guns. Each new campus tragedy becomes a rallying point in the call fo...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
An Affirmation of Dignity
February 28th, 2018
The world is again in the grip of yet another realization its ways are bankrupt. The sexual revolution of the 60’s has born more bitter fruit in the ever-growing sexual harassment scandals rocking one...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
The Advantage
December 21st, 2017
The Thomas Fire recently roared to life in the hills near Santa Paula. High winds drove it relentlessly toward Ventura where it burned hundreds of homes, including three of our members and many friend...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
Are You Ready For This? Part 1
October 25th, 2017
This is an appeal to those attracted to a movement going by several titles, predominantly The Resurgence and Neo-Calvinism. The more traditional title is Reformed Theology. Its popular contemporary pr...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
Are You Ready for This? Part 2
October 25th, 2017
In Part 1 we took a look at Meticulous or Hard Determinism and the way it casts God as a moral monster. In Part 2 we will consider a couple more troubling doctrines of Calvinism, then turn to consider...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
WATCH: California Legalizes Physician–Assisted Suicide
October 17th, 2017
The State of California recently passed into law what is known as “Physician-assisted suicide.” That is, doctors will no longer be charged with a crime for assisting those who want to end their lives ...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
Christ our Creator
September 20th, 2017
Jesus’ words, “The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath” say to the theologian, “Jesus is God!”The Greek word “Lord” in the New Testament (“kurios”) has the basic meaning of “Master” – but is also used t...  Read More
by Jeff Atchison
A Faulty System of Works
September 20th, 2017
Jesus’ words, “The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath” say to the religious person, “We are saved by grace, and not by works.”Sometimes our actions have the exact opposite result than we desired or exp...  Read More
by Jeff Atchison
We Begin with Rest
September 20th, 2017
Jesus’ words, “The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath” say to the Christian, “Find your weekly refreshment in ME!”In a seventh–day Sabbath, the emphasis is on six days of work first, and then the Sabba...  Read More
by Jeff Atchison
Sabbath Surrender
September 18th, 2017
Jesus’ words, “The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath” say to the Pharisee, “You are not large and in charge – I am!”The term “Lord” in the New Testament is used for both, “Master” and “Lord God.” The ...  Read More
by Jeff Atchison
Christ our Identity
September 18th, 2017
Jesus’ words, “The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath” say to the Jew, “Let Me be your identity!”God’s covenant with Moses was the sign of the Sabbath. It was given to remind Israel of their Creator. U...  Read More
by Jeff Atchison
This is Happening Now
August 25th, 2017
[What follows is an edited transcript of today’s (August 24, 2017) “the Briefing” with Al Mohler. Not much commentary is needed. Be aware of how far Statism has progressed in the United States.]CBS Ne...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
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