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Divine Sovereignty and Holiness in Light of ECT

Many who adhere to the doctrine of Endless Conscious Torment (ECT) often critique the doctrine of Universal Reconciliation (UR) by saying that it compromises the sovereign holiness of God by subjecting it to human whim and affection. In a future blog post, I would like to look in greater depth at this contention; but for now, […]

The Gates Of Hell Shall Not Prevail

“And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.” —Matthew‬ ‭16:18‬ ‭ESV‬‬ This verse, in particular, is one of the most reassuring verses in all the Scriptures. It is a promise—one with which many have found solace. In […]

Upcoming Book: Hell in a Nutshell- The Mystery of His Will (Excerpt)

Pond Scum Theology “Pond-scum theology makes even less sense in the context of  the Gospels. To believe that people are inherently worthless to God strips the incarnation, crucifixion, and resurrection of all their meaning and power. It makes Jesus look like a fool for dying for us, and it leaves behind his followers with little incentive to seek […]

Where is Your Faith

When I ask Christians if they believe Endless Conscious Torment (ECT) is an essential doctrine, most often they say that it is. Some understand that it is not a doctrine over which we should divide, but the vast majority of Christians feel rather strongly about this doctrine. They genuinely believe that the doctrine of ECT […]

Friendly Fire: The Church’s War Against Heresy

By the grace of God, the Church has broken free from the bondage of what has been popularly referred to as “the Dark Ages”, during which church officials possessed an extraordinary amount of political power. For some time thereafter, Christians persecuted Christians—even to the point of death. Historically, the persecution of heretics was justified because […]

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