Blog Posts by Derek Thomas

Men's Health and Mortification

Article by   March 2007
Rodders, Del Boy sent me an SMS from the local barber's shop. He's been reading that monthly journal for men called Men's Health (December 2006)-- never seen it myself, you understand. Anyway, he was reading this article on some dude... continue

Meilaender unimpressed by Wright

Article by   March 2007
Gilbert Meilaender, who holds the Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Chair of Christian Ethics at Valparaiso University, scorches N. T. Wright in the current issue of First Things (Februray 2007). For once, it's not his assertions on Paul and the New Perspective that... continue

William Wilberforce

Article by   March 2007
My wife and I went to see the Wilberforce movie last (it had all the feel of a Baptist Prayer Meeting inside the theater with folks wearing suits and ties and the average age, well, my age!). It was hugely enjoyable,... continue

The "Jesus Tomb"

Article by   March 2007
The tiresome story of the "Tomb of Jesus" rolls on, proving once again the eagerness with which unbelief will grasp at anything to believe a lie. Informed responses can be found at the following sites:  Andreas Kostenberger, Ben Witherington, Darrell... continue

Dydd Dewi Sant

Article by   March 2007
I've been "in class" all day, and my English friend obviously needs some education on the significance of St. David, who bravely fought against Pelagianism in the sixth century. He was a superb rugby player, triumphing in the notorious win at... continue

Trueman taking Middle Ground!!!!

Article by   February 2007
The new edition of Ref21 has been up a day or so, and I thought I'd draw your attention to Trueman taking the middle ground! Intrigued? Go here.... continue

An American in Paris

Article by   February 2007
Not quite! Rather, an Englishman in Mississippi.It's been an education having Dr. Trueman in the heart of Mississippi for few days. Despite the obvious deep-seated, Freudian angst that he's not Welsh, he has managed to deconstruct American culture in scintillating... continue

for Carl

Article by   February 2007
My best response to the NEW blog theme, so far, came this morning from my good friend, Iain D. Campbell of the Free Church of Scotland: How should Reformed Christians celebrate Valentine's Day? Answer: With Tulips!... continue

Interesting link on Westminster Assembly

Article by   February 2007
Readers might be interested in following this link to an interview with Chad van Dixhoorn on the Westminster Project. The file can be downloaded and listened to later if needs be. The interview lasts about 20 mins. [Following the interview... continue

Additional items added to Ref21

Article by   February 2007
Thanks Phil! Readers might like to note that two additional items have been added since last week: an extra article on Spurgeon and aiming for conversions in preaching written by Jonathan Watson (General Editor of The Banner of Truth Trust).... continue
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