A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 5

(If you haven't already, I would encourage you to start the series with the Introduction and the previous chapters, which can be found by clicking the heading A Godless Fundamentalist under Topics on the right hand side of this page.) by John Ellis During my transition from a Christian day school to a Bob Jones … Continue reading A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 5

A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 4

(Catch up with the series by clicking A Godless Fundamentalist under Topics on the right hand side of this page. Or click here to read the Introduction.) by John Ellis One of the sad ironies embedded in my authority figures devotion to protecting my testimony was that while they were busy guarding my external actions, … Continue reading A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 4

A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 3

(Catch up with the series by clicking A Godless Fundamentalist under Topics.) by John Ellis Every so often, I wish that my kids could have the schooling experience that I did. My time within the Christian school movement, from kindergarten through high school, was, for the most part, fun and contained a sense of community. … Continue reading A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 3

A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 2

(Catch up with the series by clicking here to read the Introduction and Prologue as well as Chapter 1, and if you’re interested in keeping up with series, hit the follow button on the right hand side of this page and you will receive an email notification when each new chapter is published.) by John … Continue reading A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 2

A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 1

(Catch up with the series by clicking here to read the Introduction and Prologue and if you're interested in keeping up with series, hit the follow button on the right hand side of the page and you will receive an email notification when each new chapter is published.) by John Ellis On August 2, 1975, … Continue reading A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 1

Interactive Apologetics Update

by John Ellis This time last week, I was driving south on I95 after conducting encouraging and spiritually profitable Interactive Apologetics sessions at Emmanuel Bible Church in Mauldin, SC, and Greenville Classical Academy in Simpsonville, SC (click here to read in more detail what Interactive Apologetics is). Reflecting on the sessions as I drove, I … Continue reading Interactive Apologetics Update

Being Saved versus Am Saved

by John Ellis The colloquial aphorism "saved by the skin of his teeth" was an integral part of the theological lexicon of my youth. To be clear, it wasn’t part of my personal lexicon; it was, however, uttered on a fairly regular basis by the preachers, Bible teachers, and other assorted authority figures that stood … Continue reading Being Saved versus Am Saved