A Biblical Framework for Evaluating the Morality of Sexual Desire

This paper attempts a direct response to two claims: 1) the experience of sexual attraction for a person of the same sex is inherently...

The Theology of Nehemiah

The pages of Old Testament history close with Nehemiah’s words, “Remember me, O my God, for good” (Neh. 13:31). Written at the end of...

Imprecations in the the Psalms

The psalmist David prayed, “Do not I hate them, O Lord, that hate thee?” “Let death seize upon them, and let them go down...

The Theological Message of Micah

The 8th century prophet Micah (c. 740-690 B.C.) was a contempo­rary of Isaiah, Amos, and Hosea. His proclamation of God’s word spanned two nations...

Biblical, Systematic, and Consensual Theology

As a person deeply committed to the Bible as the source and substance of all that I teach, how do I avoid the shoals...

The Importance of Truth, Categories of Interpretive Consensus, and Soul Liberty:...

Medical doctors normally address health problems through a series of three steps: diagnosis, prescription, and treatment. The ills of the Conservative Holiness Movement (CHM)...

Theological Themes of Genesis

The germ of every department of theology lies in seminal form within this book of beginnings. The very multi-faceted character of this book makes...

Election in the Old Testament

While the Psalmist extols the enviable happiness of the man God chooses to dwell in His courts (Psa. 65:4), theologians have stood at the...

Categories of Truth vs. Categories of Exegetical Certainty: What Really Matters...

Fundamentalism as a movement is perhaps not “in crisis,” but it is certainly in something of a predicament.1 Its predicament arises from, among other...

God’s Gracious Provision: A Theological and Exegetical Defense of the Wesleyan...

Thesis The Wesleyan doctrine of prevenient grace (hereafter, WPG) is theologically and exegetically warranted and defensible. What I offer here is a summary of how...