Augustine's Theology of Preaching

Article by   November 2018
Augustine's Theology of Preaching is an excellent resource for the student and preacher alike who desire to more fully understand preaching in a historical and theological context. continue

A Merry Luther Christmas

Of all the advent sermons I have read, none are so profound and moving as those preached by the great German Reformer, Martin Luther. Luther was accustomed to preaching in step with the liturgical calendar so as to focus on...
Posted December 19, 2018 @ 6:37 AM by Nick Batzig

The Statement on SJ&G Explained: Article 14, Racism

[Editorial Note: This is the fourteenth post in a series of posts in which we have invited the authors of "The Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel" to expound upon the statement's affirmations and denials. We encourage our readers to...
Posted December 18, 2018 @ 8:11 AM by Darrell B. Harrison

Of Fire Extinguishers and Temptation

In the state of New Jersey, in order for a certificate of occupancy to be issued, a fire extinguisher is required to be placed within 10 feet of the kitchen in every single or two family dwelling. We have...
Posted December 14, 2018 @ 9:18 AM by Donny Friederichsen

A Different Kind of Profanity

What would you do if one of your children walked in your house and spoke a string of four-letter words? What would you do if one of your children walked in your house grumbling? I fear that most of...
Posted December 11, 2018 @ 5:21 AM by David Prince

'Tis the Season

Sinclair Ferguson has recently released his second advent themed book, Love Came Down. Together with his previously published Child in the Manger, this has quickly become one of my favorite sources for advent meditations. That is not at all surprising, as...
Posted December 10, 2018 @ 5:27 AM by Nick Batzig

Virgins Don't Conceive, Unless...!

I love the ease with which C.S. Lewis answered objections to the Scriptural record of the the miraculous conception of the virgin Mary. In Miracles: A Preliminary Study, he wrote:"You will hear people say, 'The early Christians believed that Christ...
Posted December 8, 2018 @ 6:17 AM by Nick Batzig

Keeping the Para- in the Para-Church

I benefit from a number of para-church ministries, and I'm grateful for those who serve as leaders and volunteers of those groups for the sake of Christ and His kingdom. Over the years, however, I have become increasingly aware...
Posted December 7, 2018 @ 10:58 AM by Brian Cosby

Souls Always Need More Curing

David Powlison, in his excellent book Seeing With New Eyes, touches on the reality of indwelling sin--particularly with regard to what we believe and how it impacts our actions. Powlison rightly insists that all believers live in a tension between...
Posted December 6, 2018 @ 6:22 PM by Nick Batzig
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