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Missing the point

I confess to having no clue that Vicar Gatiss was setting out to lampoon my post on Wesley, although I did find the mockery of style confusing. I fear he rather missed the point of my post as much as...
Posted March 4, 2015 @ 5:11 PM by Jeremy Walker
TOPICS: meaning, truth

Wesley and Catholics Together

Oh yes, I almost forgot. Those quotes which I gave last week - I should mention the sources, for I am certain that no-one has guessed their origins. The first three were from Vatican II. The last three from the...
Posted March 4, 2015 @ 4:00 PM by Lee Gatiss

A Hymn for Communion

I've been preaching on Corporate Worship and last week got to the Lord's Supper, after preaching and before the supper we sang this hymn by Alec Motyer, the Old Testament scholar.  I'd never seen it before but it is outstanding...
Posted March 4, 2015 @ 2:27 PM by Paul Levy

Less Levy thinks he's the only one that gets mail...

The Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals is serious about proclaiming Biblical doctrine in order to foster a Reformed awakening in the Church today. We go about that in very deliberate and (usually) very careful ways. We are always serious about how...
Posted March 4, 2015 @ 7:34 AM by Robert Brady

Ministers and their Dogs 2

I'm going to stop after this but here are the last 3Mark JonesTodd Pruit and Aimee ByrdThe latest Ref21 office dog!...
Posted March 4, 2015 @ 5:47 AM by Paul Levy

Ministers and their Dogs

In the midst of this ECT/Ref21 discussion I fear that the Pastor's Dog Appreciation day didn't get the publicity it deserved. However Ref21 readers nearly always rise to the challenge and have sent in pictures of their Pastor's dog.I should...
Posted March 4, 2015 @ 5:34 AM by Paul Levy

ECT and Ref21 (a personal counterpoint)

On this blog, fellow contributor Jeremy Walker has offered a "rapid response" protest of the first installment, by Timothy George, of a three-part series on the twentieth anniversary of the founding of Evangelicals and Catholics Together. In doing so, Walker...
Posted March 3, 2015 @ 2:34 PM by Bruce Baugus

Moralizing our Children?

As I think about Ephesians 6:1-3, a number of questions come to mind concerning the way I treat my children (ages: 4, 4, 7, 9). This post does not in fact aim to raise a challenge to Baptists, but rather to...
Posted March 3, 2015 @ 9:23 AM by Mark Jones

The Alliance's Unwavering Opposition to ECT

In light of the Timothy George article commending ECT that was posted on this website today, it seems necessary to assure our readers that this ministry has not changed its historic stance in opposition to the Evangelicals and Catholics Together...
Posted March 2, 2015 @ 9:29 PM by Rick Phillips

Registering a protest

For what it is worth, and taking account of the fact that the series has yet to run its course, I would like publicly to distance myself from the stance that has been taken in the recent articles on Evangelicals...
Posted March 2, 2015 @ 6:45 PM by Jeremy Walker
TOPICS: reformation

Pastor's Dog Appreciation Day

Ref21 is really proud to sponsor this new campaign. Pastor's Dogs have their own unique set of challenges and pressure that only they can know about. There are normal dogs and even Christian Dogs but none can understand what the...
Posted March 2, 2015 @ 12:49 PM by Paul Levy

Pastor's Wife Appreciation Month: Whaaaat?

As it happens, we are not only in the midst of Lent, but also Pastor's Wife Appreciation Month. Yes, Month. All of this self-sacrifice is too much. Here at Reformation21 we are going to begin a series. Next up: The...
Posted March 2, 2015 @ 11:59 AM by Mark Jones

The evidence of Mortification of Spin at Cairn University

Aimee Byrd, Todd Pruitt, and Carl Trueman, hosts of the Alliance's Mortification of Spin podcast, recently sat down with's Jonathan Master, Dean of Cairn University's School of Divinity, to talk about the podcast. The conversation covered a wide range...
Posted February 27, 2015 @ 11:28 AM by Robert Brady

That reminds me ...

Ah, yes - the answer! Who said this?1. All the blessings which God hath bestowed upon man are of his mere grace, bounty, or favour; his free, undeserved favour; favour altogether undeserved; man having no claim to the least of...
Posted February 27, 2015 @ 10:28 AM by Jeremy Walker

Stirring words from surprising sources?

With respect to my colleague, Mr Walker and his recent provocative post... Preparing to lecture recently, I came across these stirring words in some surprising places:1. Christ is present in his word, since it is he himself who speaks when the holy...
Posted February 27, 2015 @ 9:39 AM by Lee Gatiss

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