Another good question that resulted from a recent post at the GES Facebook page was this: “Who, according to GES, can be termed Free Grace?” The GES view of what Free Grace Theology (FGT) is and who holds to it is different from the views of many who use that same terminology. I will compare
Free Grace Theology (FGT) is propagated primarily through a fantastic group of local churches. Most Bible colleges and seminaries teach either works salvation or some form of Lordship Salvation. As a result, most local churches do as well. But there are pastors who have come to believe and teach FGT! And we rejoice in that.
A friend sent me a copy of a 2009 booklet by Fred Chay titled The Glorious Grace of God: Understanding Free Grace Theology. I found myself agreeing with much of what he wrote. But I also found several issues that I disagreed with. I believe discussing his booklet helps clarify areas of agreement and disagreement
I don’t use Facebook or Twitter. But Shawn does. He tells me that some people online are wondering why I or GES should be the arbiter of what Free Grace Theology (FGT) is and therefore who holds to FGT. Every person’s eternal destiny will be based on whether he believed the saving message or not.
I received a lot of replies to my blog post on four levels of Free Grace Theology. I realize that I need to answer some of the follow-up comments and questions. J. H. writes, I am Free Grace and agree with you on the first level. I disagree with you on plenty of the rest
A pastor gave me an interesting challenge: Greetings! I am a pastor in a free grace church in PA. I have received your magazine for many years. My question: we have a high school student graduating now and going on to a secular college in the fall. She is a believer and has had a
Here is an email I received: Is there a reason why Dr. Norman Geisler is featured and lionized in the latest Grace in Focus Magazine? In my exchanges with him, he opposed GES soteriology. His website clearly articulates a repentance view. Lots more could be said. Perhaps I’m not understanding something here? While our ministry
The following is adapted from one section of Chapter 1 of my book A Gospel of Doubt, a response to Dr. John MacArthur’s book The Gospel According to Jesus. The first chapter of the third edition of John MacArthur’s The Gospel According to Jesus is entitled, “Follow Me.” It is a new chapter which was
Reformation Commentary on Scripture, New Testament XIII: Hebrews, James. Edited by Ronald K. Rittgers. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2017. 341 pp. Cloth, $49.99. Free Grace proponents have tried to show that both John Calvin and Martin Luther held to Free Grace Theology. While it is certainly true that we can find quotes from both