Blog Posts by Derek Thomas

Resurrection -- Empty Tomb Theology

Article by   April 2009
On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. They found the stone rolled away but when they entered, they did not find... continue

Trueman reviews Wells' Courage to be Protestant

Article by   April 2009
Carl Trueman reviews David Wells' The Courage to be Protestant in the latest edition of the The Ordained Servant (denominational magazine of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church) here. We saw it coming, of course: Wells' on "consumerism" and its linkage to... continue

Commenting on Commentaries

Article by   April 2009
Is it just me, or do others find that so many commentaries are not all that helpful? It has been my observation for some time but it returned with avengance in recent weeks. I'm preaching through 1 Samuel and have... continue

Congratulations Sean!

Article by   March 2009
News has filtered out that our own Sean Lucas has received and accepted a call as the Senior Minister of First Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, Mississippi (PCA). Brian Chapell released a formal note offering his congratulations on behalf of Covenant Seminary... continue

David Robertson on British radio

Article by   March 2009
David Robertson sent me this link today of a recent interview he did on Premier Radio in London with the atheist blogger, Adrian Hayter. The program lasts 90 mins or so but what is interesting is the level of ignorance and... continue

Bavinck giveaway

Article by   March 2009
For those who have not yet purchased all things Bavinck in the hope that Christmas may come sooner in 2009, there is good news: our friends at Reformation Heritage Books, Joel Heflin and Feeding on Christ co-sponsoring an event which... continue

Paedo-communion

Article by   March 2009
Cornelis Venema's new book on paedo-communion is now available from Reformation Heritage Books: Children at the Lord's Table: Assessing the Case for Paedocommunion.   "Dr. Venema has done a great service for the Reformed churches in presenting a clear, compelling,... continue

Books...

Article by   March 2009
  Two new books worth noting: the first, Sinclair Ferguson and Mark Dever write fascinating articles on the theme of puritan preaching, drawing from the instruction offered in Westminster Dircetory for Public Worship (1645). Westminster Directory of Public Worship... continue

Listening to Redford and Sproul on CD

Article by   March 2009
Ligonier Ministries have released a fascinating CD called The Alphabet of Revelation which includes several pieces by the renowned contemporary composer J. A. C. Redford, one of which is called The Ancient of Days -- a dramatic musical representation of... continue

Guy Waters: Take 2

Article by   March 2009
Part 2 of Guy Waters' radio interview in which he discusses N. T. Wright's latest book (his response to John Piper) can be heard here.... continue
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