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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 [...]
The apostle exhorts Timothy to take heed to himself. I apprehend, that [he] regards him in his ministerial capacity, as a preacher of the word; and is desirous, that he would take heed to himself, as a minister, and to the ministry which he had received in the Lord, that he fulfill it. It becomes [...]
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?
MP3 recordings from this past weekend’s Westminster Seminary California Faculty Conference are now available from the Westminster Seminary California Bookstore. Here’s the link.
From Spurgeon’s Sermon on Eph. 4:7-12 preached in March 1871 (Thanks to Rob Cosby for these quotations) We have thought that Christ’s gifts were valuable enough for us to treasure up and improve them. Our College has now received and sent forth, in the name of Jesus, more than two hundred ministers of the word. [...]
Some material from my lectures on Chapter 21, ‘Of Christian Liberty’ in the Second London Confession: It may be difficult for us to understand just how important this chapter is, both in terms of the Confession itself, and of the theology expressed in the Confession.
On Friday and Saturday of this week, we will hold the final weekend of our Fayetteville, Georgia extension classes. This will be the third of three weekends, the earlier dates having been in September and October.
Graduation Day is always a special time, when students receive their degrees after three (or more) long years of study. It is a bittersweet day: bitter because it means that the men will be leaving us soon; but it is sweet in that we anticipate the men heading into their ministries.
Unashamedly Confessional:Confessional Subscription and Ministerial Education By Stefan T. Lindblad (WSC/IRBS 2001) The Association of Reformed Baptist Churches of America (ARBCA) is a self-consciously confessional communion of churches. We subscribe fully The London Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689 (LBCF), but not because the Confession supplants the authority of Holy Scripture.
Late last night my wife and I returned from two wonderful weeks in Ireland. We renewed friendships and visited churches in both the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland.« Previous Entries Next Entries »