Topic: reformed

The law remains the law and we remain sinners. “If we say we have not sinned, we make him a liar” (1 John 1:10). The nomist thinks that, now that we have grace, we have no need of the gospel or th ... discuss

I am a Reformed evangelical Christian, and I am not a pacifist. I do not see a consistent pacifist requirement in Scripture, especially for rulers and governments. But Reformed Christians could use mo ... discuss

“Contemporary worship” to me is an oxymoron. Biblically, worship is what angels and morning stars did before creation; what Abraham, Moses and the Levites, and the many-tongued Jewish diaspora at ... discuss

This question is a matter of debate over at Ref21, with Rick Phillips taking the pro side, and Paul Levy taking the con side. I have to say, having read many expository commentaries, that I whole-hear ... discuss

A hermeneutical principle can never take the sole place in a homiletical method. This danger can occur with systematic theology as well. We have to integrate the redemptive-historical elements into ... discuss

Although the City Church letter appeals to Jesus’ mission to outcasts as a basis for jettisoning a male-female requirement for marriage, it is difficult to claim that the Jesus we encounter in Scrip ... discuss

By Julie Klose In the current flashpoint for the pro-life movement — sparked by an ongoing undercover video investigation of Planned Parenthood — eyes are being opened on the moral issue of abor ... discuss

In the current flashpoint for the pro-life movement — sparked by an ongoing undercover video investigation of Planned Parenthood — eyes are being opened on the moral issue of abortion. This past ... discuss

In the current flashpoint for the pro-life movement — sparked by an ongoing undercover video investigation of Planned Parenthood — eyes are being opened on the moral issue of abortion. This past ... discuss

Yesterday, the 8th Planned Parenthood video has been released.  Once again, the issues are clearly presented.  The organization that receives 50 million dollars from the United States government an ... discuss

But before we let this be an occasion for us to point a self-righteous finger, or derive some twisted sense of satisfaction, or luxuriate in the knowledge of these revelations, perhaps we should use i ... discuss

This ecumenical streak in Witherspoon was not borne out of doctrinal indifferentism. His desire for unity, for example, did not encompass Socinians, Pelagians, Catholics or any other group holding rel ... discuss

It is clear that, through the 20th century, the great consensus which had been sustained since the Reformed covenant theology since the 1520’s has fragmented. The causes seem to be three: The influe ... discuss

Today, August 25, is the optional memorial of St. Louis IX (1215-1270).Louis IX, King of France, son of Louis VIII and Blanche of Castile, was born at Poissy, April 25, 1215. Louis was twelve years ol ... discuss

“We chronically underestimate the time it takes to get anything done AND we believe that time is open-ended and sufficiently spacious for us to get to all our self-improvement goals eventually.& ... discuss

This sponsored post was prepared by Dr. C. J. Williams, Professor of Old Testament Studies at RPTS. In a continuing series, professors from the Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary sha ... discuss

The question is, since we have been saved, since we have been justified freely, how do we respond? We respond by living in union and communion with Christ, by seeking to obey God’s holy law. The law ... discuss

One of the problems you run into when you are not consistent or predictable is that you please no one. You get shot at by people committed to consistency on the right or the left. I have been thinking ... discuss

“I didn’t want to suffer through a long and hard fight, so I gave into my opponent and would try to restrain him until he calmed down. It rarely worked. This mentality is common among professi ... discuss

“Over the years there has been an unfortunate and unnecessary debate between biblical theologians and systematic theologians. The debate is unfortunate since it has gotten in the way of the mutu ... discuss

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by CBD Reformed. They are long-time sponsors of Free Stuff Fridays and, as they always do, they are giving away 5 great prize packages this week. Th ... discuss

The moralist always implies or says that God is satisfied with our best efforts. In other words, he always seeks to dull the cutting edge of the law. He suggests that God will impute perfection to ou ... discuss

August 21st is the memorial of Pope St. Pius X (1835-1914), patron of communicants.Giuseppe Sarto was born June 2, 1835, the second of ten children born to a poor family in the village of Riese, Provi ... discuss

United Church of Christ Minister Tom Davis recently offered blessings to Planned Parenthood after videos were released showing their top executives haggling over the price of aborted babies’ body pa ... discuss

Gently Caring for the Lambs.  One thing I have noticed, that a wise minister would do well to pay close attention to, is how children in a congregation desire a special bond with their pastor.  For ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: Jesus, the Only Way to God by John Piper ($0.99); Reformed Means Missional by Samuel Logan ($4.99); Saving Grace by John Miller ($2.99); Running on Em ... discuss

Therefore, we deny and protest that human beings, whether individuals, entire populations, or civil magistrates, have the ability or the authorization to re-define marriage in any way at odds with the ... discuss

Frère Roger (Brother Roger) (Provence, Switzerland, May 12, 1915 - Taizé, August 16, 2005), baptized Roger Louis Schütz-Marsauche, also known as Brother Roger, was the founder and prior of the Taiz ... discuss

“Despite this notable contribution to the expansion of God’s Kingdom in the world and especially in Brazil, our church has understood that the recent decisions made by the PC(USA) are agai ... discuss

Here’s a Kindle deal that will interest you: Adoption: What Joseph of Nazareth Can Teach Us about This Countercultural Choice by Russell Moore is free, today only. Also consider 60 ... discuss

At the outset of this article we noted the danger of conflating justification and sanctification. There is, however, another danger–namely, separating justification and sanctification so as to downp ... discuss

The most famous example is Bernard Nathanson, cofounder of the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws, the original NARAL. By his own reckoning Nathanson performed more than 60,000 abort ... discuss

The second critique I have of this book is that it is sort of a guilt trip.  In fact, it reminded me of David Platt’s book, Radical.  Greear does refer to Platt from time to time, so there are par ... discuss

But we don’t need to limit ourselves only to women authors and women’s issues. While it is good for us to read about feminism, marriage, parenting, and homemaking, there is more to a woman than th ... discuss

Dr. Michael Kruger, president of the Charlotte campus, said, “It is difficult to find words to express what Doug Kelly has meant to Reformed Theological Seminary. He is one of our most beloved profe ... discuss

“I still remember the first time I viewed one of ISIS’s twisted pieces of video propaganda. I could not watch it until the end, the grisly scene was too much for my soft, suburban conscience. ... discuss

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Here are today’s Kindle deals: On Guard by Deepak Reju ($4.99)—at least one person in every church ought to read this book! Also consider Show Them Jesus by Jack Klumpenhower ($1.99);& ... discuss

Paul was not a sexist nor was he “hopelessly patriarchal” as one polemicist said in the 1990s. Nevertheless, we should not confuse Victorian prejudices with biblical teaching. Paul does not argue ... discuss

Heaven is so heavenly that it’s often hard for earthly creatures to understand what it will really be like. That’s why the Bible often describes heaven in terms of what will not be there. For exam ... discuss

What does this truth mean for her response to people whom the world, and even the church, shows partiality? Her only hope to live impartially before God and man is to be reconciled vertically before h ... discuss

As they walked on the beach, several of the founders of the PCA told the Doctor that they knew that they needed to leave the Old Mainline denomination and to start a new one, but that they feared that ... discuss

Memorial of Saint Dominic, PriestBy JENNIFER BURGIN(Click Here for Readings)Moses said to the people: “Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD alone! Therefore, you shall love th ... discuss

“The book presents a standard Reformed view of the church. This is seen in two primary ways: first, in its references to the Scriptures as the basis for all principles regarding the church; and ... discuss

What Do We Really Know About Trump’s Plan for America?   The Horse Sense Blog compares the nonsense in today’s news with good ol’ fashioned horse sense. Here’s the Nonsense: Donald Trum ... discuss

One of the surprising things about the Gospel is that Almighty God Himself invites us into His own rest! Most of us would probably give some money to someone suffering with a disease or to a newly rel ... discuss

Christians of all races must be concerned with life “from the womb to the tomb” (and beyond!). This is why Christians of any race cannot support Planned Parenthood as long as it conducts abortions ... discuss

Calvin sought, personally, to develop a balance of contempt for the present life with a deep gratitude for the blessings of God and a love and longing for the heavenly kingdom. The sense that the Lord ... discuss

Don’t worry about his head getting too big. The Lord knows how to keep his pastors humble so you can worry about keeping your pastor going. Who knows what season of doubt your minister may be enduri ... discuss

When you are thinking of the judgment: We check everything at the grave. When the multi-billionaire John D. Rockefeller died, his assistant was asked, “How much did he leave?” “Everything,” he ... discuss

Instead of meeting with God, she played the cynic. Instead of hearing the voice of God, she heard the frail words of the preacher. Instead of a mind stirred by truth, it was stymied in criticism. Inst ... discuss

Cropped. Photo credit.Francis forges a new dogma of 'Papal fallibility' If he's that humble, he's teachable. Could some economist send him a paper about the basics of economics?‘You’re either dead ... discuss

Frank Schaeffer Will You Please Shut Up! (Book) High Quality Paperback — 200 pages A Reasonable Response to Christian Postmodernism Includes a response to the book Christian Jiha ... discuss

Croatia is one of the countries where 40 Days for Life is experiencing trememdous growth … from one city in last year’s first campaign, to potentially as many as 18 different locations in ... discuss

“The third use of the Law (being also the principal use, and more closely connected with its proper end) has respect to believers in whose hearts the Spirit of God already flourishes and reigns. For ... discuss

Damon Linker has “made clear repeatedly” that he supports gay marriage, and yet he is “troubled by the equally stunning lack of charity, magnanimity, and tolerance displayed by many gay marriage ... discuss

This sponsored post was prepared by Professor Barry York, Dean of Faculty at Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary. I knew the day would come. My life, like yours, is becoming incre ... discuss

Icon of St. John Chrysostom, with St. Paul the Apostle guiding him in his interpretation of his writings.Question: Did the Fathers teach Sola Scriptura?Protestant apologists in recent years ... discuss

Now ISIS claims that it has 70 fighters in 15 states, and they are preparing to unleash havoc on our nation. While I find this a bit unnerving, I'm more pissed off that a radical hate group like ISIS ... discuss

In New Zealand, Emily Duncan was living the party lifestyle with her boyfriend when she became pregnant. Her boyfriend was very wealthy and they spent six-years together smoking pot and using crystal ... discuss

Many more Christians are now opposing abortion biblically than were prior to the modern day abolition movement. These very Christians have in turn called their local community of believers to join the ... discuss

Imagine for a moment if pro-life Senator answered, when asked, “Are you pro-life?” “Yes, I am pro-life. I’m against partial-birth abortions. I’m against federal fun ... discuss

28 May AD 1577 After Martin Luther's death, political changes altered the face of the Evangelical (Lutheran) Church. Emperor Charles V exercised control over all of southern Germany and most of the n ... discuss

Vatican City, May 24, 2015 / 10:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis used Sunday's feast of Pentecost – the descent of the Holy Spirit – as an occasion to remind Christians of their duty t ... discuss

I was interested to read through a new little booklet written by Ian Hamilton, pastor of Cambridge Presbyterian Church in Cambridge, England. In this work he means to show that Calvinism is bo ... discuss

Should Christians rally on the steps of government? Does Scripture allow for peaceful protest? While many answer in the affirmative there are some Bible believing Christians who do not support any for ... discuss

The Role of Church and State in Executing Vengeance Against Blasphemy, Idolatry and Witchcraft One of the main points of any system of covenantal theology should be the idea of “covenantal shift. ... discuss

7 May AD 1887 Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm Walther was a founding father of The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod. He served as its first president from 1847 to 1850 and again from 1864 to 1878. ... discuss

Now ISIS claims that it has 70 fighters in 15 states, and they are preparing to unleash havoc on our nation. While I find this a bit unnerving, I'm more pissed off that a radical hate group like ISIS ... discuss

Some of my readers will remember that my alma mater is a small Independent Fundamental Baptist (IFB) Bible college named Fairhaven Baptist College (in Chesterton, IN). I wanted to make people aware of ... discuss

TweetBy Gerrit Van Dorland“Hello, what do you think of our display?”A young guy with a skater-boy swag stopped and pulled off his headsets. “What’s that?” he said, as I watched his expressio ... discuss

A few years ago, John Dixon of the B.C. Civil Liberties Association was asked what he thought of attempts to prevent the distribution of pro-life flyers in a Chilliwack, B.C. neighbourhood. Dixon poin ... discuss

A few weeks ago I announced that I will be hosting a summer internship program for several high school students. For 8 weeks we will focus on theology and worldview while also workin ... discuss

Blessed Paul VI celebrating Mass in the vernacularCredit:  rorate-caeli.blogspot.comI recently did a post [HERE] in which I discussed Father Z's reaction to the "whoopdeedoo", as he referred to i ... discuss

These words were uttered by someone who claims to be a Reformed Baptist, posting on Facebook under the avatar of his church - Covenant Reformed Baptist Church. It is an amazing thing to say, heartbrea ... discuss

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Although most of HumanLifeMatters blog readers are American, I want to bring readers attention to the following link by the Canadian Association For Reformed Political Action. If this can happen in Al ... discuss

Around 400 A.D., a 16 year old of Roman heritage was kidnapped and sold into slavery.  Though he escaped six years later, a love for the people of his captive land was planted in his heart.  ... discuss

I’ve put off writing on homosexual “marriage” for many years. My good friend and ministry colleague, Eric Holmberg, has been producing a series on the homosexual political movement ... discuss

Dr. R. Scott Clark is a professor of Church History and Historical Theology at Westminster Seminary in Southern California. He’s also an associate minister at at Escondido United Reformed Churc ... discuss

My recent post in response to Justin Taylor’s article explaining Biblical reasons for viewing the six days of creation as not 24-hour periods has received a lot of attention. My Facebook profile ... discuss

Today, the reformed Roman calendar celebrates the feast of St Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274), Father and Doctor of the Western Church. Known in particular as “Doctor Angelicus” (“the Angelic Doctor ... discuss

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A Container for Holy ChrismQuestion: "Someone has been insisting to me that the Russian Orthodox Church recognizes the validity of the Sacraments of the Roman Church. And in fact, have since at least ... discuss

Anyone who has read CatHouse Chat for a while knows of my appreciation for the ministry and teaching of Mark Driscoll, the lead pastor/teacher at Mars Hill Church. Mark preaches, generally, from the R ... discuss

“On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, twelve drummers drumming ...”The reformed Roman calendar honors Saint John Nepomucene Neumann, a native of Bohemia and Redemptorist pries ... discuss

“On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, eleven pipers piping ...”Today, as mentioned earlier, the traditional Roman calendar observes the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus*, whil ... discuss

“On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, eight maids a-milking ...”The world knows it as New Year's Day. Our holy Mother Church knows it by many names.First and foremost, it is th ... discuss

“On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, six geese a-laying ...”Geese were among the first birds to be domesticated. As our ancestors made the transformation from hunting and gathe ... discuss

It is nearly the end of the year. For some it was a year of successes and triumphs and for others it was a year of failures or disappointments!  The same goes for reading. Some books are triumpha ... discuss

Special Report by Judicial Watch: Years after liberating an Al Qaeda operative from the military prison at Guantanamo, the United States government has put him on a global terrorist list and offered ... discuss

Wow – it’s been almost 10 months since I posted anything here. There are a lot of topics in my mind – mostly around reformed theology and culture.  Hope to put them in writing. Give ... discuss

There are a handful of new Kindle deals to tell you about: What Is Reformed Theology? by R.C. Sproul ($2.99); Why Believe the Bible? by John MacArthur ($1.99); The Grand Weaver by Ravi Zachari ... discuss

[T]he purpose of a system is what it does. This is a basic dictum. It stands for bald fact, which makes a better starting point in seeking understanding than the familiar attributions of good intentio ... discuss

The 2009 Ligonier National Conference, The Holiness of God, is taking place today, March 19th through the 21st. This conference draws high-quality reformed preachers/teachers, and the lineup this yea ... discuss

Back in November of 2006, I began writing a series examining Arminianism vs Calvinism (Reformed) theology. At the time, I had already become convinced that the Calvinistic position was the more bibli ... discuss

I've been hard at work editing the old introductory article to my "Arminian vs Reformed theology" series and getting ready to re-post the series. In the meantime, here's some things I've stumbled acr ... discuss

UPDATE: I'm still working on re-posting the articles from my series on Arminianism vs Reformed theology, but I have decided to edit them as I proceed, so the process of reposting will likely take long ... discuss

Those who visit this blog regularly probably have noticed that I have become a staunch advocate of reformed theology here on Jordan's View. The transition was gradual-- I went from being charismatica ... discuss

In a recent post titled Evil as Entertainment, Reformed blogger Tim Challies takes certain watchblogs to task for harping on evil so much that they neglect to point out what is good and true. He feel ... discuss

Yesterday it was my birthday. I hung one more year on the line... Paul SimonSo maybe on my birthday I ought to have been out celebrating, or doing something a little special, but instead I stayed hom ... discuss

Now that I am back to blogging, by God's grace, I would like to try to post something "new" every day. Here on Jordan's View my preference has been to offer fresh, original content, but I need to be ... discuss

Well I didn't blog yesterday so I've already messed up a nice 4 day streak of consecutive blogging. I was going along so well... I was like, this is easy, this daily blogging thing. OK, so I guess I ... discuss

One writer and theologian I have turned to consistently for his reliable counsel concerning biblical spirituality is Pastor Bob DeWaay. Pastor DeWaay has been alerting readers for some time now about ... discuss

I could try to write my own piece on why "ObamaCare" does not offer the short and long-term reform of health care this country really needs. But I'm certainly no expert on this very complex topic. Y ... discuss

Greetings to everyone in 2010!I've not been posting here on Jordan's View lately and I'm quite frustrated about that. But I can say that one of the reasons behind my lack of posting is very good news ... discuss

It's been a long time since I've posted on my blog. My wife was in the hospital twice last year and it has been a difficult ever since. She's dealing with severe physical and emotional symptoms. To ... discuss

Isn't the whole point of religion to teach us morals and to love and care for each other no matter what age, gender, sexual preference, religion or race we are?The question was one among many comments ... discuss

ReformingChristianity.comWell, I have not been blogging here at Jordan's View for a long time-- as you may have noticed.  I now blog at a new blog called ReformingChristianity.com.  Seminary ... discuss

When Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi told Tom Brokaw on "Meet the Press" that the Catholic Church has not been able to determine when human life begins, she set off a firestorm of debate about the C ... discuss

Last semester, I had the great privilege of teaching our high school students some of the reasons reformed folk do what they do during worship.  For this, I used the Great Commission Publication ... discuss

Contrary to some caricature of reformed theology, we reformed guys do take evangelism and Jesus’ command to ‘go and make disciples’ seriously. And so recently I’ve been thinkin ... discuss

Past articles have mentioned or referenced Sen. Mike Lee's Plan to reform Congress. The days of the 113th Congress are almost completed and the 114th Congress (January 3, 2015 to January 3, 2017) will ... discuss

The civil rights movement of the 21st century is called Personhood. Long after abortion becomes a settled issue and a thing of a past dark age, we will be dealing with end of life issues, cloning, ... discuss

I was excited to hear recently that Northland International University (formerly Northland Baptist Bible College) was formally accepted by The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and will become Boy ... discuss

When I first encountered the following quote on a popular pro-life blog, I had to do a double take and reread it in full context. Remember that these abortionists are misguided. They are sinners ... discuss

These misguided souls [abortion industry workers] are our brothers and sisters in Christ, whether you like it or not. You can call someone a “baby killer” all day long. Not one of them lef ... discuss

Ephesians 6 12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces o ... discuss

Believe me when I tell you that attempting to reply to Justin Edwards' hit pieces about abolitionism has been a trying affair, but we nevertheless find ourselves at the end, as today we will answer ... discuss

No accounting for tasteDe gustibus non est disputandum has been loosely translated as, “There’s no accounting for taste.” But when we say it like that, we imply flippantly that someone has chose ... discuss

[For the next four days, I will be reprinting in its full length a Facebook post from a Dominican novice, Anthony J. J. Mathison. I’ve done some minor detail work — replacing straight quotation ma ... discuss

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Cologne, Germany, Jul 15, 2014 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki has been appointed Archbishop of Cologne, the Vatican announced July 11. The Cologne archdiocese has some 2 mi ... discuss

[For the next four days, I will be reprinting in its full length a Facebook post from a seminarian, Anthony J. J. Mathison. I’ve done some minor detail work — replacing straight quotation marks wi ... discuss

The 2009 Ligonier National Conference, The Holiness of God, is taking place today, March 19th through the 21st. This conference draws high-quality reformed preachers/teachers, and the lineup this yea ... discuss

Back in November of 2006, I began writing a series examining Arminianism vs Calvinism (Reformed) theology. At the time, I had already become convinced that the Calvinistic position was the more bibli ... discuss

I've been hard at work editing the old introductory article to my "Arminian vs Reformed theology" series and getting ready to re-post the series. In the meantime, here's some things I've stumbled acr ... discuss

UPDATE: I'm still working on re-posting the articles from my series on Arminianism vs Reformed theology, but I have decided to edit them as I proceed, so the process of reposting will likely take long ... discuss

Those who visit this blog regularly probably have noticed that I have become a staunch advocate of reformed theology here on Jordan's View. The transition was gradual-- I went from being charismatica ... discuss

In a recent post titled Evil as Entertainment, Reformed blogger Tim Challies takes certain watchblogs to task for harping on evil so much that they neglect to point out what is good and true. He feel ... discuss

Yesterday it was my birthday. I hung one more year on the line... Paul SimonSo maybe on my birthday I ought to have been out celebrating, or doing something a little special, but instead I stayed hom ... discuss

Now that I am back to blogging, by God's grace, I would like to try to post something "new" every day. Here on Jordan's View my preference has been to offer fresh, original content, but I need to be ... discuss

Well I didn't blog yesterday so I've already messed up a nice 4 day streak of consecutive blogging. I was going along so well... I was like, this is easy, this daily blogging thing. OK, so I guess I ... discuss

One writer and theologian I have turned to consistently for his reliable counsel concerning biblical spirituality is Pastor Bob DeWaay. Pastor DeWaay has been alerting readers for some time now about ... discuss

I could try to write my own piece on why "ObamaCare" does not offer the short and long-term reform of health care this country really needs. But I'm certainly no expert on this very complex topic. Y ... discuss

Greetings to everyone in 2010!I've not been posting here on Jordan's View lately and I'm quite frustrated about that. But I can say that one of the reasons behind my lack of posting is very good news ... discuss

It's been a long time since I've posted on my blog. My wife was in the hospital twice last year and it has been a difficult ever since. She's dealing with severe physical and emotional symptoms. To ... discuss

Isn't the whole point of religion to teach us morals and to love and care for each other no matter what age, gender, sexual preference, religion or race we are?The question was one among many comments ... discuss

ReformingChristianity.comWell, I have not been blogging here at Jordan's View for a long time-- as you may have noticed.  I now blog at a new blog called ReformingChristianity.com.  Seminary ... discuss

Previously, I began this series with an introduction to the issue, and a look at the differences between the Pre-Tribulational and the Pre-Wrath views of the rapture of the church. “RaptureR ... discuss

On April 27, 2014, University Reformed Church (URC) voted 282-9 in favor of leaving the Reformed Church in America (RCA) and affiliating with the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA).This church is lo ... discuss

Some months I pick a short passage from the Bible to meditate on every morning. Last month I tried to marinate in Colossians 3:5-15. Verse 12 is a beautiful call to a life of love. 12 So, as those who ... discuss

The fateful post-WYD conference. (Photo: CNS)Okay, let’s take it from the top: The Catholic Church exists to preserve and teach the revelation Jesus gave to his disciples during his earthly ministry ... discuss

As most you probably know (since my readership consists of me and my Mom. I LOVE YOU MOM!), I recently ended a three-month sabbatical. I am truly blessed to be part of a church family that respects th ... discuss

1 February AD 1855 German pastor and theologian Klaus Harms was born at Fahrstedt, Schleswig-Holstein on 25 May 1778 and baptized the next day in the neighboring community of Marne. Before entering u ... discuss

Dale, I agree with you that the history of Protestant claims in favor of continuing charismata should not be inadvertently denied, and that Protestant discussions of charismata should not become a sta ... discuss

Please forgive this vanity question, but I have tried googling for an answer and have come up empty. Does anyone know Kay Arthur's beliefs on Reformed Theology or Calvinism? Are her Precepts Upon ... discuss

Over the last twenty years, David Wells has established himself as the insider chronicler-in-chief of how the self-centered trivialization of life in wider Western culture has transformed conservative ... discuss

Through Christian’s Library Press, the Acton Institute has published four tradition-specific primers on faith, work, and economics, including Wesleyan, Pentecostal, Baptist, and Reformed perspective ... discuss

Msgr. Robert Hugh Benson (1871-1914)Some of the most worthwhile literature, both fiction and non-fiction, is that which leads us to other worthwhile literature.  I came upon something interesting ... discuss

We learn about the idea of formal and material principles from F.E. Mayer’s book, The Religious Bodies of America. In this book he shares that a church’s formal principle is the authoritative sour ... discuss

In both Calvinist and Lutheran circles, as the church goes through its liturgical menstrual cycle, various charges of antinomianism flow forth. In some circles this flow continues for 12  years. ... discuss

You might say that Planned Parenthood founder, Margaret Sanger, was the mother of the birth control movement and the grandmother of the abortion industry. She would have embraced the first title and ... discuss

You might say that Planned Parenthood founder, Margaret Sanger, was the mother of the birth control movement and the grandmother of the abortion industry. She would have embraced the first title and ... discuss

Book Details:   • Authors: Joel R. Beeke and William Boekestein   • Category: Devotional   • Book Publisher: Reformation Heritage (2013) ... discuss

f the Way Home: Ezra and Nehemiah as a Call to Conversion, is a recent title from Reformation Heritage Books and written by Gerald M Bilkes. Memoirs provides both a survey of the often overlooked Ol ... discuss

Seven years ago this fall, a young journalist named Collin Hansen wrote a cover story for Christianity Today titled "Young, Restless, Reformed: Calvinism Is Making a Comebac ... discuss

From afar, I have loosely followed the Strange Fire conference. This conference was hosted by John MacArthur and dealt with the charismatic movement. MacArthur is increasingly concerned about the imp ... discuss

foundationlife.netThis is a big story for the legions of the self-deluded in Britain, who believe that a threat from al-Shabab automatically confers on its Muslim critics the mantle of "moderate." The ... discuss

“Real Protestants fight!” The above was a catch-phrase of a friend of mine, Jeff Ziegler, who introduced me to the doctrines of the Protestant Reformation over 20 years ago. Prior to th ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Teresa of Avila (1515-1582), virgin and Doctor of the Church. She helped reform the Carmelite order and founded 17 monasteries.Teresa de Ahumada y Cepeda was born in Avila, C ... discuss

The third child of Don Alonso Sanchez de Cepeda by his second wife, Doña Beatriz Davila y Ahumada, who died when the saint was in her fourteenth year, Teresa was brought up by her saintly father, a l ... discuss

Jordan Hall is the pastor of Fellowship Church in Sidney Montana. He is also a co-founder and executive board member of Reformation Montana, a missions-oriented organization made up of Reformed churc ... discuss

Luther's Small Catechism has been referred to as the "layman's Bible." For those familiar with confessional statements in general but unfamiliar with Luther's Small Catechism, this statement can sound ... discuss

The Saint of the Day for September 24 is Blessed Anton Martin Slomshek. Anton Martin Slomshek who was born November 26, 1800 at Ponikva, Slovenia is the first Slovenian to be beatified. Slomshek is ... discuss

I had the pleasant opportunity to review two children’s books from Christian Focus Publications this week. The first is Rainforest Adventures by Horace Banner and the second, Antarctic Adventure ... discuss

This blog’s Matthew Flannagan has had his paper “Boonin’s Defense of the Sentience Criterion: A Critique” accepted for the 65th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological S ... discuss

I hope you'll indulge me a bit here.     This is one of those "fighting to get out of me" posts but it has little to do with The Bartimaeus Project or our specific work here in The ... discuss

I'm curious to hear if anyone heard a pro-amnesty or pro-immigration-reform message in worship today. Note: this is a Reformed/Evangelical Caucus thread. Meaning if you are anything but a current ... discuss

I have a dream,” declared Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as he addressed a crowd of several hundred thousand gathered on the Mall around the Washington Monument. The date was August 28, 1963, and Amer ... discuss

Here are a few Kindle deals. First, two great ones from Baker: Scripture Alone by James White ($3.99); What Is Reformed Theology? by R.C. Sproul ($3.99). Also, did you know all 11 of R.C. Sp ... discuss

Richard Baxter was born in Rowton, England in 1615, the only son of Beatrice and Richard Baxter, Sr. His father was converted when Baxter was about 10 years old, which he says God used to prepare ... discuss

Contrary to some caricature of reformed theology, we reformed guys do take evangelism and Jesus’ command to ‘go and make disciples’ seriously. And so recently I’ve been thinkin ... discuss

We all too often hear the argument that the Novus Ordo Mass is needed in our world to make the Mass accessible to the common man.  The Novus Ordo is seen as a bridge by some in the Traditional Co ... discuss

ty of God. What do we mean by this expression? We mean the supremacy of God, the kingship of God, the god-hood of God. To say that God is Sovereign is to declare that God is God. To say that God is S ... discuss

I wanted to call your attention to a 3 part audio interview of Will Dudding (pictured to the right). The interview centers on his story of leaving the extremes of Fundamentalism. Kevin Thompson is int ... discuss

Rushdoony’s A Christian Manifesto gives us some poignant themes to consider as Christians. What does it mean to live out a consistently biblical worldview? Is it enough to merely assent to bibl ... discuss

Sye Ten Bruggencate left his factory job a few years ago in Dorchester, Ontario to go full time into the ministry of apologetics. He bagan as an evidentiary apologist, but was soon won over to the pr ... discuss

A blogger named Frank Turk recently decided to post a three-part critique of Abolish Human Abortion. We will post a fuller reply in coming days and weeks (God willing), but just for the benefit and ... discuss

Last semester, I had the great privilege of teaching our high school students some of the reasons reformed folk do what they do during worship.  For this, I used the Great Commission Publication ... discuss

Wipf and Stock sent me a review copy of The Self-Donation of God: A Contemporary Lutheran approach to Christ and His Benefits by Dr. Jack Kilcrease. If you are a pastor, seminary student, or educated ... discuss

I just recently finished listening to my Kindle read me the Book of Concord. This is my second time through and my first time since becoming a Lutheran. I would encourage anyone who is interested in L ... discuss

I just finished Terry Virgo’s book “God’s Lavish Grace.” What I like about the book is that it sites many passages from the Bible. Grace is something many Christians battle with, thinking that ... discuss

Rolley Haggard has written four articles about what the churches and Christians should do to end abortion.  The following articles appeared in BreakPoint: Excerpts: We Could End Abortion 'O ... discuss

. . . It Is THE Mission of the Church. Image courtesy of Fletcher's Blog. by Rollie Haggard: Now that I have your attention, permit me to explain. There's an ongoing debate in Reformed and Evange ... discuss

There are all kinds of churches and denominations that teach very different things and yet all claim to have the same source of authority. In some of these groups, I've noticed that although the autho ... discuss

From Reformed Praise; find scores for piano, cello, and flute, along with learner recordings here. O weary saint is a song written particularly for those facing despair at the prospect of their own ... discuss

Things are moving . . . really moving in terms of our relocation to The Philippines.All home repairs have been accomplished and the house is on the market. Tomorrow, we will be listed on the MLS.  ... discuss

The debate over whether or not infants should be baptized tends to happen most frequently among groups that are tied in one way or another to Calvin and/or Zwingli. This is no coincidence. A ... discuss

America is the only nation in the world that is founded on a creed. That creed is set forth with dogmatic and even theological lucidity in the Declaration of Independence; perhaps the only piece o ... discuss

Fr. Dwight Longenecker: priest, husband and dad. Thus the great spoilsman senator, Roscoe P. Conkling: “When [Samuel] Johnson defined patriotism as the last refuge of a scoundrel, he ignored th ... discuss

For this installment of Echo Zoe Radio, I spoke with my friend Isaiah Chua, a Brother in Christ from Singapore. This is an informal, friendly discussion about the culture of Singapore, and the state ... discuss

It is difficult to comprehend that there is only about a week and a half left of Pope Benedict’s memorable and excellent papacy. This is a difficult time for Catholics, including myself. We cannot e ... discuss

Once again William Boekestein has given us a fantastic book for children. The Glory of Grace: the Story of the Canons of Dort is his third book in a series from Reformation Heritage Books. Each book i ... discuss

In 1981 Michael Totten wrote an article on Reformed and Neo-Evangelical Theology in English Translations of the Bible. In the article he examines how various translations have dealt with passages that ... discuss

The following is Part 10 of an open letter to Colonel Vaughn Doner and a critique of his 2012 book, Christian Jihad: Neo-Fundamentalists and the Polarization of America. Throughout the series, I addr ... discuss

The following is Part 8 of an open letter to Colonel Vaughn Doner and a critique of his 2012 book, Christian Jihad: Neo-Fundamentalists and the Polarization of America. Throughout the series, I addre ... discuss

If the knowledge and teachings from the Word of God deconstructs and overrides the established epistemological framework, the person will experience what is called an epistemological transition.   ... discuss

Tim Sweetmanby Tim Sweetman & David Ketter Note from Tim: Dear readers and friends. Do not be alarmed. I hope, in the following few hundred words, to maintain my standing as completely orthodox, as th ... discuss

The following is Part 7 of an open letter to Colonel Vaughn Doner and a critique of his 2012 book, Christian Jihad: Neo-Fundamentalists and the Polarization of America. Throughout the series, I addre ... discuss




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