Hal’s Blog

September Newsletter 2021

Ministry Surge! September has been a bustling month of activity! The pandemic may not be over, but it hasn’t stopped the students from engaging with us day by day at the University. More than ever before (in my five years of doing this), students are arguing, spitting, and even dumping smoothies on us (yes, really!). … Continue reading September Newsletter 2021

I Quit Coffee

“All things are lawful for me, but all things are not helpful. All things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.” 1 Corinthians 6:12 Coffee has been a part of my life for a long time, a small enjoyment that would especially brighten my morning, but also … Continue reading I Quit Coffee

June Newsletter 2021

The Harvest is Plentiful but Laborers are Few Lately, my prayer has been, “Lord, send forth laborers into your harvest!” As I travel, it never ceases to amaze me just how many people there are in the world. Driving down the highway, vehicles keep coming, each carrying individuals and families. At each city or town … Continue reading June Newsletter 2021

Salvation is a Work of Man [Video]

Often we hear people say that salvation is a work of God. Is this true? Of course it is. But when people take it so far to say that salvation is a work of God alone, then they have gone into error.

Eternal Security Livestream with Adam and Chip-

I recently conducted my first livestream with guests participants. Chip (joining from Spain) and Adam (joining from Tennessee) sat with me to discuss the dangers of Once Saved, Always Saved Theology. We each made a case for the errancy of the doctrine and tackled common arguments. Chip brought a unique historical perspective on the doctrine … Continue reading Eternal Security Livestream with Adam and Chip-

March Newsletter 2021

On Streets and Online Due to COVID and closures, ministry has morphed in the last year. Online ministry has taken a greater role in every ministry across the world. Many people are afraid—perhaps not rightfully so, but they are nonetheless. Many are still reluctant to shake hands or to stand close by. Just today a … Continue reading March Newsletter 2021

A Response to Allen Parr

Allen Parr is a popular Youtube personality who normally puts out great content. However, in one of his recent videos, he shared some really concerning teaching that I felt the need to address.

What is Predestination?

There’s a lot of thoughts and confusion when it comes to election and predestination. As a young man, when I first began studying the scriptures, I was troubled regarding this subject. But I finally have an understanding of this subject that satisfies my mind. I hope this video helps to clear up things up regarding … Continue reading What is Predestination?

Is Ravi Zacharias in Hell?

During his lifetime, I regarding Ravi Zacharias as one of the leading voices in Christianity. He brought an eloquence and a kind of thinking that was respected across the world. Yet now, after his passing, disturbing revelations have come forth about the person he really was behind the scenes. He wasn’t at all what he … Continue reading Is Ravi Zacharias in Hell?

How to Spot a False Prophet

“You will know them by their fruits.” – Jesus. False prophets are nothing new. We have been warned about them from the very beginning of the Bible all the way up through the New Testament. Yet despite these warnings, many people, good people often, are deceived by them. As a result, many Christians are led … Continue reading How to Spot a False Prophet

January Newsletter 2021

A Time for Prayer and Fasting. Fasting is not high on the priority list for many Christians today, which is a shame, because today is when we need to fast more than ever.  Fasting is not fun, I’m not going to lie. I like food and drink just like everyone else. And the idea of … Continue reading January Newsletter 2021

Should Christians Support the Death Penalty?

Capital Punishment is a current hot button political issue. The question is this: Is the death penalty archaic barbarism that should end with the likes of slavery and medieval torture? or is it an acceptable and necessary form of punishment for a civilized society? The debate rages in our political spheres, but more specifically for … Continue reading Should Christians Support the Death Penalty?

November Newsletter 2020

Thankful. One thing should never change in the life of a Christian, and that is the practice of thanksgiving. “In EVERYTHING give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you” (1 Thessalonians 5:18). Giving thanks is not just a nice thing for us to to do, it is a sure … Continue reading November Newsletter 2020

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