Theology

Theological Term of the Week: Mystical Presence

This week’s term: Mystical Presence – Another view of the Lord’s Supper is known as the Mystical Presence. This view is that the body and blood are dynamically present in the elements, though the personal Christ is in no way associated with the bread and wine, the Efficiency of His grace is present. He employs… Continue reading Theological Term of the Week: Mystical Presence

recipes

Perfect Peach Cobbler

Some sweet friends gave us a box of deliciously sweet peaches from Colorado about a week ago. They inspired me to whip up a peach cobbler, a perfect peach cobbler, or so the recipe is called. I got this particular recipe from my friend, Nicole, when we lived in Kansas. It was most definitely the… Continue reading Perfect Peach Cobbler

Theology

Theological Term of the Week: Consubstantiation

This week’s term: Consubstantiation – The Protestant (originally Lutheran) doctrine that when blessed by the priest, the bread and wine and mixed with the body and blood of Christ. This is only a slight variation from the heretical doctrine of transubstantiation.  Last week’s term: Transubstantiation – The Catholic doctrine that when the priest sanctifies the bread… Continue reading Theological Term of the Week: Consubstantiation

church news · family-scrapbook-videos

It Is Well {Video}

This past Sunday, August 27, 2017 (which was also Lauren’s 18th birthday!), the girls sang “It Is Well” for our afternoon services while Mitchell accompanied them on the piano. This song is one of my favorites and was my dad’s favorite as well, so it was extra special to me that this is the one… Continue reading It Is Well {Video}

family-scrapbook · homeschooling

First Day of School {2017}

Well, what’s that old saying? Better late than never? Ha! I’m really late posting these photos, that’s for sure! Our first day of school here at the Basham hacienda was Monday, August 7, 2017. We hit the ground running! I have been so busy, that I am just now getting this written. We began our… Continue reading First Day of School {2017}

Doctrines of Grace · Theology

The Foreknowledge of God

  I read The Attributes of God by A.W. Pink in 2015 and published a review about this excellent little book. It is written in seventeen chapters, or articles, which are succinct and easy to follow. Mr. Pink, as Dr. R.C. Sproul, has a gift for explaining deep theological concepts in simple ways. I am… Continue reading The Foreknowledge of God

Theology

Theological Term of the Week: Transubstantiation

This week’s term: Transubstantiation – The Catholic doctrine that when the priest sanctifies the bread and wine, they are transformed into the actual body and blood of Christ. In medieval European terminology, this “blessed bread was referred to as the “good god”. Last week’s term: Protestantism – The group of churches that came out of Catholicism… Continue reading Theological Term of the Week: Transubstantiation