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Did I Choose Christ, or Did God Choose Me? Yes.

Brandon Theology

My friend, Derwin Gray, has just released a post about the doctrine of election. It’s a tough subject, but I recently had the chance to chat with Derwin over dinner in a small South Carolina town and election was one of the topics we discussed. I his high view of God, his humble view of humanity, and his balanced …

I Like J. C. Ryle’s Thoughts on Redemption

Brandon Theology

One of the issues I struggled with deeply in the past is Calvinism… election… predestination, pick your term (but two are biblical for sure). I the way Spurgeon addressed the question once about how he reconciled election and free will, simply stating that he didn’t have to reconcile friends. Today I stumbled on a new post on the J. …

Why I’m Moved by the Inauguration of President Barack Obama

Brandon Culture

I’ll be brief. I’m moved… I’m moved by Rick Warren’s prayer. It was nice to hear him pray the entire mo prayer and to call for civility when differing, which indeed allows for differing. I’m moved by the election of America’s first African-American president. That’s significant. I’m moved by what his election says about the sanctity of life. What? Well, …

Al Mohler Speaks: America Has Chosen a President

Brandon Culture

I’ve been experiencing a whirlwind of emotions in the last twenty-four hours. Even before Karl Rove said it around lunchtime, it was obvious who our next President would be. I listened to the speeches of both McCain and Obama, then went to bed. I went right to sleep. Why? Well, I was tired! And, I know Who is ultimately in …

Barack Obama

Welcome President Obama – My New President

Brandon Culture

Barack Obama has been declared, at this point, President-elect of the United States. My reaction? Welcome. I didn’t choose him, but God did. I could not and did not vote for him because of some serious values-clashes. But now, It’s time for us to prayerfully support the man God has chosen for this position. Let’s be obedient to 1 Timothy …