What Is PROOF?

Whenever we talk about PROOF, we’re referring to an acronym that summarizes five key facets of God’s amazing grace. PROOF reminds us of five different ways in which we experience the grace of God at work in our lives.

Planned Grace: Before time began, God mapped out the plan of salvation from first to last. God planned to adopt particular [Read More]

God Doesn’t Need You—and That’s Good News

A little more than a decade ago, my wife and I sat at a table in a cramped office that reeked of scorched coffee and mildewed carpet. While social workers shuffled around us, we pored over page after page in a file that never seemed to end.

“Cruelty to animals.”

“Persistent patterns of theft and destruction of property.”

“Possible oppositional-defiant disorder.”

“Acute reactive-attachment [Read More]

Winners in the PROOF CD and MP3 Giveaway

The winners in the great PROOF giveaway have been selected! They are:

* TheJeffNeal

* EnochThomas

* GuyThink2wice

Congratulations, Jeff, Enoch, and Guy!

If you didn’t win, go ahead and order your copy of PROOF: Finding Freedom through the Intoxicating Joy of Irresistible Grace by clicking here.

Not a “Mama Tried” Kind of God

Broken dreams are woven deeply into the fabric of human existence—so deeply that it’s easy for us to assume God’s plans fail, just like ours. In fact, that’s precisely what some theologians have claimed over the past few decades. According to one best-selling book from a Jewish rabbi, God wishes he could make everything right in the world, but [Read More]

PROOF on The Exchange with Ed Stetzer

Ed Stetzer recently sat down with Daniel Montgomery to discuss the book PROOF. Here’s a portion of their discussion:

ES: Daniel, what was your purpose is writing yet another book on the sovereignty of God? There are a lot of those, you know. What makes yours different?

DM: What makes PROOF different is that we want to take the sovereignty of [Read More]

Who Invented the TULIP?

Others have traced the five phrases in the Reformed TULIP back as far as a 1905 lecture from a Presbyterian pastor—but this article locates the five phrases listed together in some earlier and less expected locations.

Chances are, if you’ve ever heard of the “five points of Calvinism,” you heard them first in the form of a flower—a tulip, to [Read More]

Window to God’s Glory, a Mirror for His Grace

The following is a portion from an interview with Timothy Paul Jones about PROOF found in the May 2014 issue Towers Magazine, the campus magazine for The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

MD: So, proof of what?

TPJ: The focus of PROOF is the unassailable proof of grace that God has provided through the cross of Jesus Christ. In Jesus Christ, all [Read More]