A Practical Guide To Christian Living: Understanding Salvation

Anthony W. Brooks In churches I’ve attended in the past there was a teaching that, unfortunately, has made headway in churches all over the country. This teaching is the existence of what is called the “carnal Christian” or the Christian who isn’t being sanctified. While they are teaching this they teach the doctrine of regenerationContinue reading “A Practical Guide To Christian Living: Understanding Salvation”

A Different Type of Christianity

Anthony W. Brooks Moralism. Moralism is the word I was looking for. Not the type of moralism that accepts morality as being absolute, but the type of moralism that judges others by a standard higher than actually exists. This is what I’m condemning. I was always told as a child “You may be the onlyContinue reading “A Different Type of Christianity”

A Painful Lesson

Anthony W. Brooks I don’t remember much of it. Maybe my head made an unwanted connection with the steering wheel, maybe just like I don’t remember the white Ford pickup truck coming at me, I didn’t remember what took place afterwards, but all I do remember is forcing my door open and seeing the remainsContinue reading “A Painful Lesson”

The Depravity of Man in the Council of Eternity

Anthony W. Brooks I consider myself a theologian not a Theologian. All Christians are called to be theologians, but a certain few achieve the credentials necessary to be called Theologian proper. Part of this call for the average man of Gondor in the pew is to realize the utter sinfulness of his condition. It isContinue reading “The Depravity of Man in the Council of Eternity”

Bilbo Baggins and Teaching Boys to Become Men

Anthony W. Brooks I was always taken back at the story of the Hobbit and the Shire. J. R. R. Tolkien was a master of story telling and imagination. The world he created about the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings was fanciful and delightful, but there are some lessons to be learned fromContinue reading “Bilbo Baggins and Teaching Boys to Become Men”