The Friday Files

, posted by AndrewH

The Friday Files compiles links to posts from Arminian and other non-Calvinistic bloggers from around the globe, and highlights new and older posts from SEA. Inclusion of a link here does not necessarily mean the linked material is Arminian or carries SEA’s approval.


Dr Craig Keener shares a video message on Luke 2:1-14: The True King–Luke’s Christmas message: Jesus vs. the Empire; offers a podcast interview he did regarding the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible; and posts the first video lecture in a series on the book of Acts

Dr Roger Olson writes “My Thoughts about a New Proposal about God’s Providence and Power”; and “An Excellent Arminian Book on Divine Providence” which introduces Dr Bruce R. Reichenbach’s new book, Divine Providence: God’s Love and Human Freedom

Remonstrance Podcast release a new minisode, “Arminius on Depravity (Part 1)

Thoughts from Canaan provides daily devotions for Advent; the latest, “Peace On Earth – Advent 2016 – December 22

Imperfect Reflections posts “Bullets and Determinism

Ironstrikes shares a devotional from Oswald Chambers, “Experience or God’s revealed truth?

Seedbed offers “Being Evangelical in the United Kingdom”; and publishes a new Seven Minute Seminary video with Dr. Darrell Whiteman, “Jesus and the Stranger: The Church’s Call to Refugees and Immigrants”, the latest in their growing playlist, which also includes “What is the meaning of Christmas?with Dr Michael Pasquarello III from 2013.

Soteriology 101 (Traditionalist Southern Baptist) continues his series “Calvinistic Southern Baptists and Theology: A Traditionalist’s response to the Founders Ministry”; and releases a new podcast & videocast episode walking through 2 Thessalonians 2:13 with a response to Calvinistic pastor, Paul Washer.

Baptist News Global (a news website) publishes, “Former SBC agency head says Calvinism debate goes deeper than a failure to communicate

The Society of Evangelical Arminians offer:

Jamie Arpin-Ricci, “Advent and the Agency of Mary”;

Remonstrance Minisode 5: Jacob Arminius on Divine Providence;

Stewart Goetz and Charles Taliaferro, “An Argument from Consciousness and Free Will”; and

Seven Minute Seminary: Ryan Danker, “Why the Church Needed Methodism”

And, from the SEA archives, highlight:

James Nichols, Calvinism and Arminianism Compared in Their Principles and Tendency;

Capstone on “Choice” debate with Paul Manata;

Arminius and the Structure of Society;

The Influence of Arminius on American Theology; and

Friday Files: The New Perspective and Ephesians


We wish you all a very happy Christmas!