theology

Painting of John Calvin

Church of God (Seventh Day) & the Calvinist’s TULIP – Part 2

Since Artios Christian College and Lead Up are ministries of the Church of God (Seventh Day), it is worthwhile to examine our denomination’s Statement of Faith. What else can we learn about God, humanity, and grace from TULIP? As we progress on a journey exploring our Statement of Faith, we continue to look at the five letters […]

Meeting of the early church fathers

Church of God (Seventh Day) & the Calvinist’s TULIP – Part 1

Since Artios Christian College and Lead Up are ministries of the Church of God (Seventh Day), it is worthwhile to examine our denomination’s Statement of Faith. In doing so, we consider profound questions related to the relationship between God and humanity. Central to such discussions is the Calvinist vs. Arminian debate, which raises questions regarding God’s […]

Bible

We Need to Study God (And Here’s How)

  “There weren’t a lot of books on leadership in those days. So I studied leadership by reading biographies of leaders like Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr.” When my mentor shared how he had studied leadership as a young man, it initially took me by surprise. Especially when I mentally surveyed my growing […]

How to Study God

“There weren’t a lot of books on leadership in those days, so I studied leadership by reading biographies of leaders like Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr.” When my mentor shared how he had studied leadership as a young man, it initially took me by surprise, especially when I mentally surveyed my growing library […]

Did Jesus always exist with God the Father?

Our statements of faith say that Jesus always existed with God the Father. Can you share scriptures for this belief?    Eternality is an attribute of Deity. It says that God has neither beginning nor end. As the great I AM, Yahweh always is. The biblical evidence points to the conclusion that Jesus Christ the Son, in […]

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Why You Should Care About Theology

For years, the word “theology” made my spiritual stomach churn. It was like putting the Bible on a lab table to be dissected like a dead, formaldehyde soaked frog, its cells being torn apart until they no longer resembled the organs and ligaments that had once made the frog bound with life. Then I transferred to a Christian university. And […]