Monthly Archive: October 2012

Linkathon 10/31-11/1 30

Linkathon 10/31-11/1

Well that’s one way to celebrate Reformation Day (HT) Kathy Keller – Tim Keller’s wife – wrote a critique of Rachel Held Evans’ new book, A Year of Biblical Womanhood. Justin Taylor approved of...

Happy Reformation Day/ Halloween 34

Happy Reformation Day/ Halloween

As if anyone actually celebrates Reformation Day outside a few Reformed and Lutheran churches…most will ignore it tonight in favor of a “Harvest Party” where you pretend it’s not Halloween and dress up in...

Perspectives: Stephanie Drury

Perspectives: Stephanie Drury

I am big into perspective. Big. I have to be, in order to keep myself from becoming so narrow minded that I become an ODM who has condemned everyone to hell. I have gone...

Things I Think 165

Things I Think

1. The great weakness in both the political and theological arenas is that we all think we’re experts in both fields. The reality is that most of us are woefully lacking in our understanding...

TGIF 30

TGIF

Classic theology teaches that God is impassible… as the Westminster Confession says, He is “without body, parts, or passions, immutable”. This has led many to teach that God is emotionless and wholly separate from most of what...

XIII. Of Works before Justification. 72

XIII. Of Works before Justification.

Works done before the grace of Christ, and the Inspiration of his Spirit, are not pleasant to God, forasmuch as they spring not of faith in Jesus Christ; neither do they make men meet...

Linkathon 10/24, part 1 77

Linkathon 10/24, part 1

It’s not easy being Rachel Held Evans these days, what with the Reformed world aiming a bullseye on her back on account of her latest book. (excerpt) 1. 2. Against: Denny Burk, Brad Williams...

Things I Think 165

Things I Think

1. I think the church is more divided today than at any time since the 1920’s when the liberal mainline bodies separated from the fundamentalists. The division today is not theologically based, but political…...