On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins and Jim Orrick discuss Calvinism rooted in Scripture, the current Calvinistic resurgence, and much more, along with his book, Mere Calvinism (P&R, 2019).
What you’ll hear in this episode
- Why Calvinists should be concerned with reading, studying, and teaching the Bible.
- Why Calvinism rooted in Scripture is more than just the five points and a whole worldview.
- A brief explanation of what TULIP is and why it matters.
- The most contested point of TULIP.
- The most misunderstood point of TULIP.
- The importance differences between once saved always saved and the perseverance of the saints and why it matters.
- Why the five points of Calvinism should lead to humility and transformation in the life of the Calvinist.
- Concerns about the current Calvinistic resurgence.
- The strengths of the current Calvinistic resurgence.
- Advice to a new Calvinist.
About the Guest
Jim Scott Orrick is professor at Boyce College in Louisville, Kentucky, as well as the author of A Year with George Herbert: A Guide to Fifty-Two of His Best Loved Poems.
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to Sarah Jenkins. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, and is the Host for the Equipping You in Grace Podcast. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Parler, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.