Calvin and Baptism: Baptismal Regeneration or the Duplex Loquendi Modus?

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"What is the relation between baptism and salvation in the thought of John Calvin?" This is a timely question, given that there has been much discussion over this very subject of late. continue

Kierkegaard (of all people?) on Authority and Eloquence in Preaching

Søren Kierkegaard is surely one of the most influential and misunderstood influences on modern Western thought and especially contemporary theology. This is a bit surprising for someone who wrote in Danish and styled himself neither a philosopher nor a...
Posted August 31, 2016 @ 11:00 AM by Bruce Baugus

J. Alec Motyer: A Personal Remembrance

I left for England from Los Angeles in September 1977 because of one man and one book: J. I. Packer and Knowing God. Looking back, it was quite naïve of me to undertake such a journey knowing so little...
Posted August 30, 2016 @ 2:58 PM by Terry L. Johnson
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Reformation Worship Conference

Worship and the House of PrayerJoin us in Powder Springs, GA from October 20th to the 23rd for the 2016 Reformation Worship Conference. The speakers will include Carl Trueman, editor of Mortification of Spin; Jason Helopoulos, contributor for The...
Posted August 30, 2016 @ 9:32 AM by Editors

Two Words for Seminarians

Seventeen years ago this fall I began my studies at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi. It feels like just yesterday, though the bare skin on my head and the gray in my beard would tell otherwise. Classes begin again...
Posted August 29, 2016 @ 9:53 AM by Caleb Cangelosi

What's in a Name?

Names have always been important. There's a reason why "Judas" never tops the list of most popular baby names in any given year. When my wife and I were trying to pick out names for our children, we always had...
Posted August 24, 2016 @ 2:15 PM by Nick Kennicott

Ministry is Discouragement

I oftentimes tell people that ministry is discouragement. My point, in saying this, is not to suggest that ministry is only and always discouraging. There are, to be sure, times of great encouragement and blessing in ministry. Praise God...
Posted August 23, 2016 @ 1:46 PM by Guy Richard

The Eternal Subordination of the Son: The Need for Trinitarian Clarity (Part 2)

In the previous post in this series, we began to consider some of the theological concerns that surface in the teaching of those who hold to a form of the ERAS/ESS position. In this post, we wish to consider these...
Posted August 22, 2016 @ 4:15 PM by Alastair Roberts

Matthew Henry's Method for Prayer

We know that we are called to pray. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 instructs us to "pray without ceasing". Then why do we find it so difficult? Perhaps we feel that our prayers are not sufficiently eloquent or compelling. There can...
Posted August 18, 2016 @ 7:01 PM by Robert Brady
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