Doctrine Archive

The Trinity

Hank gives a three part explanation of God who is one in essence, three in person. He also addresses the question of prayer with respect to the Trinity.

Original Sin: Its Importance & Fairness

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 34, number 06 (2011). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: It is no surprise that in a 2002 survey almost three-quarters of […]

Abraham: The Father of Faith

Hank explains that the promises God made to Abraham and his descendants were ultimately fulfilled in Christ.

Ask Hank: Essentials of the Christian Faith

Hank gives an overview of the essential doctrines of the historic Christian faith.

Love Wins: Making a Contradictory Case for Universalism

This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 34, number 04 (2011). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: Pastor and author Rob Bell is a phenomenon hard to avoid. His best-selling books (e.g., Velvet Elvis) and his popular Nooma video series have made him an attractive figure for […]

Qualifications for A Pastor

In this week’s video Hank answers a caller who asks about the qualifications for pastors with respect to marriage & divorce according

Ask Hank: What Must I Do To Be Saved?

Hank presents the Gospel in three steps: realize you are a sinner, repent of your sins, and receive Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.

Soul Sleep

Hank answers the question: when we die, do we immediately go to heaven or hell, or do we enter a

Who are the “Sons of God” in Genesis 6?

Hank addresses the commentary of Jimmy Swaggart’s Expositor’s Study Bible, which teaches that in Genesis 6, fallen angels had relations

What Does Calvinism really teach?

Hank addresses the question: does Calvinism teach that we are predestined to Heaven or Hell no matter what we do?