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The Times They Are A-Changin’ – Confessionalism Adrift Amid the Siren Cries for Relevancy – Part 2 What is behind this? What is the big motivation to be relevant? One of the great idols for pastors and churches is numbers.
On September 1, we were delighted to sit under the ministry of Pastor Jeff Oliver who spoke at the 2009-10 Academic Year opening service of the Institute of Reformed Baptist Studies. We hope soon to have a video recording of this address available. In the meantime, here is Rev. Oliver’s lecture revised for posting on [...]
Office Hours is a great new podcast offered by Westminster Seminary California. Why should you come to Westminster Seminary California? Listen here and you will get some interesting information. A student from Alabama explains why WSC is the best choice! He makes an excellent case. And here is a link to the regular devotions presented [...]
My students recently completed the course CH604 Baptist History. As part of their assignments, they wrote papers on topics of interest. One, on Edgar Young Mullins, who was perhaps the most pivotal figure in 20th century Southern Baptist life, deserves notice here.
The Institute of Reformed Baptist Studies expects to offer the course CH/ST535 Baptist Symbolics in a two week format January 11-22, 2010 on the campus of Westminster Seminary California, Escondido.
The end of another school year is upon us. Papers have been written, exams completed and grades filed. We are very thankful to God for his grace, evident in abundant ways. We have witnessed manifold demonstrations of the goodness of God, and we are very thankful.
Recently, a friend pointed me to Michael Haykin’s review of James Slatton’s new biography of William Heth Whitsitt, the 3rd president of Southern Seminary.
The Pattern of Sound Doctrine: Systematic Theology at the Westminster Seminaries: Essays in Honor of Robert B. Strimple, David VanDrunen, ed. (Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 2004). This is a book that Reformed Baptists need to read. It addresses a series of issues relevant to our own struggles and identity over the last fifty years, [...]
Theology and the Theological Seminary James M. Renihan In Jude’s brief epistle we find two thought provoking statements: “contend for the faith once for all delivered to the saints” (verse 3); “build yourselves up in your most holy faith” (verse 20). These two statements serve an important purpose in the letter: they turn our attention [...]
Noticed on an internet advertisement: “Orthodontists spend 2-3 years beyond dental school learning how to straighten teeth.” If men spend so much time and effort preparing for something which is frequently cosmetic, how much time should a man spend preparing for pastoral ministry?« Previous Entries Next Entries »