Blog Posts by Ligon Duncan

Derek, I'll take boring over this any day

Article by   June 2006
The new presiding bishop of the ECUSA, Katharine Jefferts Schori, in her sermon to the General Convention yesterday, said:"That sweaty, bloody, tearstained labor of a cross bears new life. Our mother Jesus gives birth to a new creation and you... continue

News from the PCA GA

Article by   June 2006
The Opening Worship Service of Presbyterian Church in America General Assembly was held in Atlanta last night, and began with a quote, just before the Call to Worship, from Mark Dever's The Deliberate Church. The PCA elected a new moderator, Dominic... continue

ECUSA, PCUSA and PCA GA

Article by   June 2006
Well, I've been reveling in the rich biblical teaching of Sinclair Ferguson and Doug Kelly this afternoon at the PCA GA pre-conference on "The Westminster Confession for Today" (sponsored by RTS and a host of others). Sinclair addressed the issue of... continue

The Baptist-Calvinist Youth Movement

Article by   June 2006
Read all about it.  HT: Mark Dever... continue

Guy Waters on the Federal Vision

Article by   June 2006
Guy Waters' helpful book on the Federal Vision is now in print. Here's the cover and a portion of David Calhoun's endorsement (many ref21 readers will immediately recognize Dr. Calhoun as a beloved and revered professor of Church History at Covenant Theological... continue

Almost!!!

Article by   June 2006
Mark Dever came tantalizingly close to being elected First Vice-President of the Southern Baptist Convention in Greensboro tonight. Andy Davis's nomination speech for Mark was superb, and Mark (to the surprise of many) led the voting in the first round... continue

Update on the Dever Nomination for SBC 1st VP

Article by   June 2006
Here's the latest from Baptist Press:"Jimmy Jackson, pastor of Whitesburg Baptist Church in Huntsville, Ala., and Mark Dever, pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., advanced to a runoff for first vice-president this evening at the Southern Baptist... continue

Newsflash!!! Mark Dever Nominated as First VP of the SBC

Article by   June 2006
Just moments ago, Alliance Council member Mark Dever was nominated to serve as the First Vice President of the Southern Baptist Convention. The vote is going on now. We'll know something soon. Watch this space.... continue

More on Mohler, Patterson and Calvinism

Article by   June 2006
Baptist Press (BP) has produced a nice piece on the Al Mohler-Paige Patterson dialogue on Calvinism and evangelism/missions. You can read it here. As the title suggests, BP reports a desire that this issue not unnecessarily divide Baptists. That is actually... continue

Al Mohler, Paige Patterson, Calvinism and the SBC

Article by   June 2006
This morning at the Pastors' Conference prior to the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention [SBC] (the annual cooperative gathering of the largest Protestant family of churches in the English-speaking world) in Greensboro, North Carolina, Alliance Council member Al... continue
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