What is Creation? Part II

When studying the doctrine of creation, as with most theological topics, one must choose how and from which axiom they will begin their examination. Typically, at least within most theological topics, there are two general places one starts – one, from a systematic perspective, and the other from a biblical … ∞

What is Creation? Part I

According to the Oxford dictionary, creation is the action or process that brings something into existence. But what does this mean for Christians for the doctrine of creation? In this first part, I will share my thoughts on the doctrine of creation – what it is and what it is … ∞


I came upon this devotional published by Nathan Nass on a page (Upside Down Savior: https://upsidedownsavior.home.blog/2023/09/19/baptism-gods-work-in-us) when looking for devotionals. The devotional expresses the idea of baptism as a sacrament – (God working in us rather than we working our salvation by ourselves). I felt compelled to publish it on … ∞

Do you have a hero?

Growing up I remember being asked the question: “Who is your hero”, and we would beasked to draw a picture. Two strange things came from that: my immaculate fridge artdid a disappearing act, and I don’t know where it went. I’m sure it’s somewhere special,and the second strange thing is … ∞

No Montages Allowed

         I can’t see. I feel my heart beat in my jaw. It’s hard to breathe. My mind races, trying to put clues together from what I had seen earlier. A deafening yell interrupts my thoughts, “Deal with the situation!” Suddenly, everything is bright; the bag has been pulled off … ∞

Books & The Book

A basic, forgetful object so many overlook. Filled with old trees, tar, old bones, and pitch, formed together to make words, to convey a message, sometimes worth reading, sometimes not. The covers, some beautiful, some repulsive, all purposeful. Pages filled with words and pictures, jokes and stories, songs of the … ∞

Proverbs: Smart Wisdom

Hey there! It’s great to be back at it writing for Kerux once again. Over the course of lastsummer I endeavored to start a podcast with the goal of bringing dead churches back tolife. One of the series I’ve been writing for has been on the need for true wisdom … ∞


Introduction Before we can consider whether grace and discipline are incompatible, we must first define the terms. Grace is a beautiful word that implies generosity, favor, and friendliness. “For it is by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not from yourselves; it is the gift of … ∞


Who is forgiveness really for? Is it for the sinner or the wounded? I have been contemplating this a lot lately as I deal with my personal grief over losing a parent. Also, the feelings of resentment and other feelings that are kept bottled up inside Is the act of … ∞

Why we need postmillenialism

End times are good times I’m sure that many of us have exchanged pleasantries with eschatology over the last few years. I remember many blog posts, YouTube videos, and comment sections that were inundated with a conversation surrounding whether or not the Covid-19 vaccine was the mark of the beast, … ∞

He descended into Hell

Last semester, I was given the opportunity to choose to write on the topic of my choosing regarding the Creeds and Confessions of the Christian church. As a result I chose to write on Christ’s descent into hell, obviously an easy one to think about. And while this is a … ∞

Do Not Covet

We want what we don’t have Since the dawn of time humanity has desired things that others have, or things that they are not allowed to have. All that it takes is to read the first three chapters of Genesis to recognize this fatal flaw. Although it’s difficult to imagine … ∞

Power of Sacrifice.

Our dog detested being shackled. When he is bound, he will fight tooth and nail to break free. Even though the chain is piercing his neck severely, he won’t let go until he is free of the thing he despises. Oh, see how a typical dog struggles for liberty. Sir, … ∞