About

I am a follower of Jesus Christ, a member of a Baptist church in Ohio, a husband to one wife of 30+ years, and a father of two.

I’m a self-educated Augustinian realist, similar in perspective to Augustus H. Strong and William G. T. Shedd. As one who believes in the inerrancy of Scripture, I’m an uncompromising defender of a recent creation by divine fiat. My favorite theological works are mostly by 19th century Presbyterians, with the exception of Andrew Fuller, whose depth of insight has informed my view of free will and inability. As a Baptist Centrist, I affirm both that God is the Master of destinies, and that men have free will in the matter.

Although I was a Southern Baptist for many years, I could not in good conscience continue with them after their downward slide into Critical Race Theory.

I chose the name, “The Forgotten Realist,” not because I’m forgotten, but because Realism has been forgotten by the Church. I hope you find the perspective as illuminating as I do.