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Archive for April, 2009

Preaching is the First Mark of the True Church: Why Faithful Pastors Matter So Much

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

John Calvin, in his Commentary on 1 Timothy, expresses the foundational importance of pastors to the church. They are the ones who propagate, defend and spread the truth.

An Excellent Scholar, A Good Critic and Mighty in the Scriptures

Monday, April 20th, 2009

The Act of Uniformity stripped the English Church of many of its best and brightest. George Hammond’s life is a testimony to the intellectual talent of which the Church was deprived.

Sherwood’s Remarkable Courage

Friday, April 17th, 2009

The punishments placed on the ejected Puritan ministers were often severe. Often dependent on the whims of the local magistrates, their courage was tried and tested.

A Firm Foundation

Monday, April 13th, 2009

William Greenhill, Westminster divine and Independent pastor wrote these words:

Who was W.H. Whitsitt?

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

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.

Opposites Attract

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

Antipodes (n.), A word to describe two opposite points on earth. Do you remember when you were a child and you thought that if you dug a deep enough hole in your back yard you would come out in China?

Sound Doctrine for Reformed Baptists

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

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, […]