My purpose in this last blog is to answer a simple question -- what do we do with dispensationalists? Or to put it differently, what do we do with people who disagree with us regarding the end times?
In this blog, I would like to explore where we should go once we have rejected dispensationalism. In other words, there is a better way of looking at the things we talked about last time.
It is not easy to leave one paradigm for another, so I want to provide some guidelines, some places to start, for those who are thinking outside of their dispensational box for the first time. In further blogs, I will outline how to rebuild those points which this blog encourages to be rethought.
In this article, I will show that the dispensationalist view of the restoration of ethnic/national Israel (point 5) is also in error.
In my last blog, I outlined why a dispensational hermeneutic is in error. In this article, I will show that the dispensationalist view of Israel and the church (point 2-3, 6) as two separate peoples of God is also in error. As stated before I will be using Christ’s Prophetic Plans as my primary, but … Continue reading Why I am NOT a Dispensationalist, part 3
In my last blog, I left you hanging. I stated, quite boldly, that I am not a dispensationalist but did not give any reasons as to why. This blog and the next 3 or 4 will outline those reasons. As a covenant theologian and non-dispensationalist, there are a few beliefs that I do not hold … Continue reading Why I Am NOT a Dispensationalist, Part 2
A bit of background. In the New Year, I began speaking on the book of Revelation at Covenant Reformed Church in Steinbach, MB. Needless to say, there are A LOT of dispensationalists in our area. Hence the need to revisit and expand a series of blogs I wrote a number of years ago. I will … Continue reading Why I Am NOT a Dispensationalist, part 1
I recently participated in a forum on baptism at Ambassador Canadian Reformed Church in Niverville, MB. The question at issue was - Should we baptize infants as well as adults? The video includes the presentations of Pastor James Zekveld of Ambassador CRC (infant baptism) and myself (adult-only baptism) as well as an hour or so … Continue reading Baptism Forum Video Online Now
On Thursday, September 27 I will be speaking at Ambassador Canadian Reformed Church in Niverville as part of a forum on baptism. It will be a simple format - Pastor James Zekveld of Ambassador CRC will present in favor of infant baptism; I will present in favor of believer's baptism. There will be a time … Continue reading You are Invited!
Discipleship involves a personal commitment to sanctification, involvement with a church that preaches and teaches the gospel, and relationship with other people that goes beyond Sunday morning. These relationships are as unique as the individuals involved, but they do must have certain elements present. There are some principles that can guide us in developing healthy … Continue reading Relationships as a Key for Discipleship: Part 9 of a 10 part series on Discipleship