Leroy Forlines and the Heidelberg Catechism on Sanctification

Matt Pinson Recently I was reading through the Heidelberg Catechism again. This catechism is still in use by Reformed denominations such as the Christian Reformed Church, but it is not a Calvinistic confession in its doctrine of salvation. Jacobus Arminius, the forerunner of Arminianism, loved and affirmed the…

Can You Be a ‘Reformed’ Arminian? An Interview

Theological Commission Many of our readers will be interested in a video that can be found here. It is a recent interview of Commission chairman Matt Pinson entitled “Can you be a ‘Reformed’ Arminian?” In this video, Pinson engages in a casual conversation with Southern Baptist pastor and apologist Nicholas…

Addendum: More on Molinism

Robert E. Picirilli (Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of recent blog posts dealing with the subject of Molinism. For those late in coming to this discussion, they can read part one here and part two here). I want to explain my reasons for rejecting…

Can Arminians Be Molinists? (Part 2)

Robert E. Picirilli (This is the second part of a two-part article) In Part I, I have defined Molinism and evaluated its view more basically. I have other criticisms of Keathley’s position, some of which might not be shared by all Molinists but all of which seem likely…

Can Arminians Be Molinists? (Part 1)

Robert E. Picirilli (This is the first of two guest-authored posts) I hear that some Arminians incline toward a Molinist view of God’s sovereignty and human freedom. Perhaps the reason is, Molinists say their purpose is to uphold libertarian freedom[1] in a universe governed by a sovereign God,…
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