September 2008 Archives

Deaconesses

Article by   September 2008
As some readers may know, the role of women in the mercy ministry of the church is a live issue in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA).  At Philadelphia's Tenth Presbyterian Church, where I serve as senior minister, our practice... continue

Grimshaw of Haworth

Article by   September 2008
Haworth, home of the Bronte sisters, was also home, some seventy years earlier, to one of the great men of the eighteenth century evangelical revival in Britain: William Grimshaw of Haworth. J.C. Ryle regarded him, along with John Wesley and... continue

Turns of Phrase

Article by   September 2008
For my first post since June (so long I could hardly remember how to find the window for posting), I share a couple of apt turns of phrase from my friend and colleague Paul Tripp, who is just finishing a... continue

Our Chief of Men

Article by   September 2008
Britain's Independent has an interesting article on a new book on Oliver Cromwell -- in my view the greatest Englishman who ever lived, and whose portrait, alongside that of Luther and the Protector's son-in-law, Henry Ireton, hang on the Great... continue

R.T. Kendall agrees with Carl

Article by   September 2008
Regarding Todd Bentley and the Lakeland revival, even before the immorality hit the news, R.T. Kendall (who endorsed and endorses the Toronto Blessing) had already emphatically declared that the Lakeland revival "isn't of God." Why is he so sure? Here's what... continue

Pass the sickbag....

Article by   September 2008
I confess that, until I read September's Monthly Record of the Free Church of Scotland, I was blissfully unaware of the antics of Canadian evangelist, Todd Bentley.  This is a delightful chap who's leading a `revival' (sic and, in this... continue

All Souls

Article by   September 2008
I'm in London for a week of lectures at London Theological Seminary.  Of course, London's a wonderful city to visit, not the least of which reason is the chance to visit places everyone talks about.  So on Sunday morning I... continue
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