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About douglasdouma

I am a husband to beautiful wife, an ordained minister in the Reformed Presbyterian Church - Hanover Presbytery, and founder of Sola - Appalachian Christian Retreat (www.discoversola.com). In addition to blogging at this site I am the author of The Presbyterian Philosopher - The Authorized Biography of Gordon H. Clark (Wipf&Stock, 2017) and compiling editor of Clark and His Correspondents: Selected Letters of Gordon H. Clark (Trinity Foundation, 2017). I have a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering (University of Michigan), a master's in business administration (Wake Forest University) and a master of divinity (Sangre de Cristo Seminary). I'm an avid hiker, having completed a northbound thru-hike of the Appalachian trail in 2013 and the first 500 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail in 2016.

Home Video With Gordon Clark

Recently I posted a link to a video of Dr. Clark giving prayer at his grandson’s wedding. That is one of three videos of Dr. Clark that I know of. Here is another, where he makes some appearances in a … Continue reading

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Gordon Clark and Exclusive Psalmody

While Gordon Clark never wrote a book or an article directly on the topic of exclusive psalmody, comments in his writings clearly show his opposition to it. Clark’s unwillingness to follow his RPCES denomination in the joining and receiving with … Continue reading

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Sermon on Romans 5:6-11 – “Much More Assurance”

Sermon on Romans 5:6-11 – “Much More Assurance” September 16, 2018 at Dillingham Presbyterian Church INTRODUCTION “Billy” Lee was a servant—a slave—of General George Washington. For eight years before the Revolutionary War, he had served as valet, huntsman, and butler … Continue reading

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Review of Gospel Truth of Justification by David J. Engelsma

Gospel Truth of Justification, Proclaimed Defended Developed, by David J. Engelsma, Jenison, MI: Reformed Free Publishing Association, 2017, 510 pp. My greatest interest in Christianity has long been soteriology, the study of salvation. It was a study of salvation years … Continue reading

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Sandemanian Pandemonium

Sandemanian Pandemonium: Saving Faith in the Views of Gordon H. Clark and Robert Sandeman by Rev. Douglas J. Douma The publication in 2004 of Gordon Clark’s What is Saving Faith, a combined edition of his Faith and Saving Faith (1983) and … Continue reading

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The Christian Observer

My article “Using God’s Money for Man’s Kingdom” has been covered in the Christian Observer. Check it out: http://christianobserver.org/using-gods-money-for-mans-kingdom-a-short-history-of-a-financial-scandal/

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Sermon on Romans 5:1-5 – “The Benefits of Faith in Jesus Christ”

Sermon on Romans 5:1-5 – “The Benefits of Faith in Jesus Christ” September 16, 2018 at Dillingham Presbyterian Church Introduction In the first four chapters of Paul’s letter to the Romans we learned that salvation is through faith alone—not through … Continue reading

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