Blog Posts by Derek Thomas

O dear...

Article by   December 2008
I have just come across a blog by "Jeffrey" who describes himself as having been an evangelical Christian until April 2008 until, that is. Christianity "failed the insider test."  Sad as this is, his latest blog lists five books which he... continue

William Grimshaw

Article by   December 2008
William Grimshaw of Haworth in Yorkshire, born 14 September 1708, was regarded by J C Ryle as one of the three greatest men of the eighteenth century Evangelical Revival; the other two being John Wesley and George Whitefield. Evangelical Press... continue

50 Greatest Carols

Article by   December 2008
This month's BBC Music Magazine (Dec 08) contains a fascinating piece on the "50 Greatest Carols." Over fifty choir directors from some of the prestigious cathedrals and music schools in Britain were asked to choose their top five. There are... continue

Ryken on Christ the Center

Article by   December 2008
Phil Ryken was interviewed by our friends over at Christ the Center.  You can listen here.... continue

Silence of the Lambs

Article by   December 2008
It's official: T4G has gone deep and not a peep has been heard from them in months.  Rumors are they have fallen out and are not speaking. It's all revealed here.... continue

Checking the Pulse of Evangelicalism

Article by   December 2008
Ligon Duncan was the guest on Al Mohler's radio show this week. You can listen to it here.... continue

Torrance and the Incarnation

Article by   November 2008
Like Steve, I too have recently acquired T. F. Torrance's The Incarnation: The Person and Life of Christ (IVP, 2008), but the work on Springsteen (why would I want to read something written by a unitarian?). It's far too early for... continue

John Stott and the 50th anniversary of Basic Christianity

Article by   November 2008
This past week, I received a copy of the 50th anniversary edition of John Stott's widely acclaimed best-seller, Basic Christianity. I first read this book in December 1971 as a thoroughly agnostic non-church-going freshman at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.... continue

Nichols again

Article by   November 2008
Further to my entry below, Steve Nichols appears on www.harvest-tv.com talking about his new book on blues music. He appears for about ten minutes or so about 20 minutes into the show. If you want see as well as hear him, this... continue

An exponential improvement in quality...

Article by   November 2008
The guys over at Christ the Center have been interviewing Steve Nichols concerning his new book Getting the Blues. You may want to stick with the interview until 37.06 when Steve and the gang bring my expertise into the... continue
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