Author Archives: Justin Holcomb

Justin Holcomb is an Episcopal priest and a theology professor at Reformed Theological Seminary and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He wrote Know the Creeds and Councils, Know the Heretics, and On the Grace of God. Justin also co-authored with his wife, Lindsey, Is It My Fault? and Rid of My Disgrace: Hope and Healing for Victims of Sexual Assault. You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, and at

How Is God Working in the World? Understanding Miracles and Providence

Why don’t we experience the miracles the apostles were capable of?

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What Christians Should Know About Halloween

Halloween is an opportunity to mock the enemy whose power over us has been broken.

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Why You Can Trust Your Bible

To doubt the reliability of the Gospels is to doubt the reliability of nearly every ancient text ever found.

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Why the Rising Social Awareness in the Church Should Encourage Us

Social action is an opportunity for Christian churches to take the gospel to those who are most in need.

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Theologian Hero to a Nation

Abraham Kuyper was a man of many hats: statesman, politician, educator, preacher, churchman, theologian, and philosopher.

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Vast Learning, Ageless Wisdom

Herman Bavinck expressed a broad Reformed theology that emphasized the unity and beauty of the one church in Christ.

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Pillar of Faith in an Innovative Age

Not all theologians are innovative, groundbreaking, or revolutionary. Some, like Louis Berkhof, merely faithfully serve God, love the church, and teach theology to eager students.

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Two Major Streams of Reformed Theology

Many stereotypes of ‘Calvinism’ exist because John Calvin’s legacy has been unknowingly truncated.

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Jesus’ Church Is Here to Stay

The church is his, and he has committed to build it, despite all the strategies of the enemy.

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Our Father of Fathers

Because of our relationship with the Son and the Holy Spirit we can come to God in prayer and dependence at any time. His arms are always open to us.

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