Blog Posts by Derek Thomas

Teach Them the Faith

Article by   August 2011
Further to my blog (below) about the Vitco's CD on the Children's Shorter Catechism, I have now been given a URL to a site where the CD will cost around $7 less. Sorry to those who have already purchased one.... continue

Teach Them the Faith

Article by   August 2011
Teach Them the Faith CDby Dan and Karen VitcoDan and Karen Vitco of Matthews, North Carolina, have produced this wonderful CD for young children based on the Shorter Catechism. With music that complements the text and some memorable melodies,... continue

Trinity...

Article by   August 2011
Del informs me that Trotter has been "rapping" again. This time, on the Trinity. He's teamed up with Colin Buchanan, the Australian musician and lover of Reformed doctrine on a CD called "God Rock". Rumor has it that the two... continue

Obituary for John Stott in The Daily Telegraph

Article by   July 2011
A lengthy obituary of John Stott has appeared in the British newspaper, The Daily Telegraph. See here.... continue

John Stott: a few more personal reflections

Article by   July 2011
"Any theology which cannot be communicated as gospel is of minimal value." So wrote John Stott (Culture and the Bible [IVP, 1981], 38). And as I now think about the massive contribution he made to twentieth century evangelicalism, it is... continue

On the Passing of a Christian Gentleman -- John Stott

Article by   July 2011
I have just learned of the death of John Stott. He was ninety years old. I will reflect on this tomorrow, but the fact that I have been walking with Christ for the past forty years is entirely due (from... continue

PC Bible

Article by   July 2011
It's summer madness.  No, Not the umpteen requests to join Google+ (please, what is this?). It's a record burning bits of the Bible. I blame it on the heat, except this is North Wales and one Rector Geraint ap Iorwerth... continue

Trueman Study Bible

Article by   July 2011
I guess it was always coming: a Bible with Carl Trueman's name on it. After all, what else would you expect from someone who has systematically trashed all claims to fame and notoriety? The ultimate in self-effacing, Jesus-like kenosis... here.... continue

Hold that Tweet

Article by   July 2011
Just as my ego is in the ascendancy, I come across John Calvin's comment on Psalm 84:10, "I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness": 'He would rather be cast... continue

Living in Shadowlands

Article by   July 2011
Trotter, sleuth of News International, is under investigation for hacking into my Twitter account only to discover my non-celebrity status at an all time low. What? I have no followers, not even one?  Not even my wife? Or Jake (my... continue
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