Blog Posts by Derek Thomas

No, Paul Levy does exist in his own right

Article by   September 2010
This week, we welcome four new regular contributors to the Ref21 blog: Paul Levy, Liam Goligher, Gabriel Furher and Carlton Wynne. I should make it clear that none of these names are aliases for Carl Trueman. Paul and Liam are both gospel-centered,... continue

Philistia and the angels

Article by   September 2010
It's always fun watching Philistia get down and personal with the likes of Hawking. In a robust style, The Economist took Hawking's atheistic stance to task and all we could do was watch and smile. See here. And on the... continue

Planting churches in England

Article by   September 2010
You might be interested in a BBC interview with Kevin Bidwell (church planting in Sheffield, England) as he tries to explain to a secular audience the subtle nuances of "presbyterianism" -- here. It's a lesson in counter-cultural apologetics. [Kevin's interview... continue

Not Book burning but book buying...

Article by   September 2010
Our friends over at Cumberland Valley Bible Book Service (here) are having their annual "Customer Appreciation Sale" on Thursday with savings up to 40%. Among other publishers, they carry Crossway, EP, RHB, Baker, Shepherd Press, Christian Focus, Hendricksen, Day One,... continue

Bono for President?

Article by   September 2010
For all those politco-obsessives who have been devouring Tony Blair's naval-gazing memoirs, there's at least one shocker: Bono could have been a Prime Minister or President! See, here.... continue

BBC: "God did not create the universe"

Article by   September 2010
Further evidence of the erosion of a Christian worldview as the BBC and The Times recently announced "God did not create the Universe" -- aka Rupert Murdoch and Stephen Hawking (see here). In response, our friend David Robertson of the Dundee/Centre... continue

Should Preachers ever say, "I don't Know!"

Article by   August 2010
Sunday evening, at one of our infrequent sessions with the interns (supper and Q and A), Ligon and myself were asked an interesting question, one which has remained with me: what does a preacher do when confronted by differing opinions... continue

Remembering Marx... or not

Article by   August 2010
In our Friday morning staff meeting (at First Presbyterian Church, Jackson that is), Ligon invariably asks me to lead in a devotional. This morning I reflected for a moment or two on the fact that on August 26, 1824, Karl... continue

Late Summer Reading

Article by   August 2010
Not wishing to disturb Trueman (who seems to be on a roll), I have a couple of books to bring to your attention. Both of these are by former colleagues of mine (and therefore I'm totally biased). The first is... continue

On the lighter side...

Article by   August 2010
Our friends at bringthebooks.org have just posted this. Can you name the three?  Think: a Scotsman, a Dutchman and and a Welshman...   http://www.bringthebooks.org/2010/08/three-reformed-amigos.html... continue
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