Category Archives: Reformed Theology

What is “reformed theology?” What are its distinctives, and how does it differ from other theological systems? If you have these questions (or others), click for a list of related topics and teachings.

Church Life: Do Christians Really Need The Church



For a Christian, is church OPTIONAL? In other words, do you really NEED the church? Why or why not? Spoiler alert: you do need the church. According to Scripture, the church is not optional, but essential. Click to learn why.


Job: Tried, Tested, And Finally Restored



Your suffering is NOT forever. There are BETTER DAYS ahead. How do we know? Well consider God’s servant, Job. Yes, Job cried a lot of tears. Yes, Job hurt. But in time, all those tears and pains were wiped away. Join us for the final encouraging chapter in our short study of Job.


Job: God’s Response To Job’s Questions



Job was HURTING and CONFUSED. He asked God a lot of questions – and that was OK. But what’s NOT OK is questioning God’s wisdom, as if God is doing the wrong thing. Well, in Job 28, God responded to Job. Click to learn more.


Job: With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies



Friends should COMFORT us, right? Friends should ENCOURAGE us! But what happens when our friends accuse us or make us feel worse? In Job 3, that’s just what Job’s friends did. They made him feel worse. Join us for this sermon as we consider Job’s response.


Job: When You Don’t Understand Why



WHY did something terrible happen to you? WHY are you hurting? WHY is life going the way it is going, if a GOOD GOD is in charge? These are timeless questions – in fact, they were the very questions that Job asked centuries ago. But are there answers? Click to be encouraged.


Job: The Lord Gives, The Lord Takes Away



Job was GOOD. Job was RIGHTEOUS. And yet, Job suffered HORRIBLY. What is the Book of Job all about? Why did God permit this godly man to go through so many trials? And what does this mean for us? Click to learn more in this intro to our new series.


The Reformation: I Am Not Ashamed Of The Gospel



Don’t do it. Don’t water down the Gospel. Don’t pander to sinners. Don’t appease goats and starve sheep. Don’t let people die on your watch. Tell people the truth!

In Romans 1, the Apostle Paul said “I am not ashamed of the gospel of Jesus Christ.” We shouldn’t be either. Click to listen to this convicting sermon from Dr. Holt.


Our God Is A Consuming Fire



Our God is a consuming fire – and left to our own devices, we would melt before His gaze. So how will we survive on the day to come? What hope do we have?

You see, the world has got God all wrong. They’ve denigrated His holiness to accommodate their sinfulness. And this is DANGEROUS. Click to learn why in this study of Hebrews 12.


Is Jesus REALLY The Only Way To Salvation



Is Jesus the ONLY way? Why or why not? There are a lot of religions – can Heaven be attained by all of them? Can well meaning people of any faith be saved, as long as they are sincere in their beliefs? And can these questions be answered in an intellectually honest, theologically consistent way? Click to learn more.