Blog Posts by Sean Lucas

Hope-full Presbyterianism

Article by   April 2010
For some, my title is a bit of an oxymoron. I like to say that I'm so pleased with the cover of my book, On Being Presbyterian, because the people actually look happy being Presbyterian; that always gets a big... continue

"The Calvary Contender"

Article by   April 2010
Most folks, I think, know that I am a graduate of Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC. When I was a student, I used to spend a great deal of time in the University Library reading periodicals. One of the... continue

On Converting to Rome

Article by   March 2010
Thanks, Rick. It was interesting in reading Fr Steel's "testimony" how prominent the issue of authority was. I found the following the most interesting piece of what he said:With all that is going on around the Anglican Communion presently, and... continue

Running to Bethlehem

Article by   March 2010
Okay, I'll take the bait. Carl just wrote, "If the game is simply to get from Text A to Bethlehem, what do you do with a book like Judges? Preach 200 sermons which essentially say, 'This judge failed, but surprise,... continue

George Robertson in the Blogosphere

Article by   January 2010
Thankful that my friend, Dr. George Robertson, senior minister at The First Presbyterian Church, Augusta, Georgia, is in the blogosphere. And very thankful that he posted this great story from Hudson Amerding, late president of Wheaton College.... continue

Christmas Books

Article by   December 2009
Since I inevitably blog about books I'm reading, many of you already know the books about which I think highly. You can read my thoughts about Introverts in the Church; Counsel from the Cross; and Counterfeit Gods. I also recently... continue

Introverts in the church

Article by   November 2009
As a confirmed INTJ (that's Myers-Briggs personality speak for introvert, intuitive, thinking, judgment), I've struggled at time with my personality. For example, my wife loves to entertain large groups of people at our home; I prefer to have one other... continue

Ray Ortlund at Gospel Coalition

Article by   November 2009
Glad to see my friend, Ray Ortlund, senior pastor at Immanuel Church in Nashville, Tennessee, is now blogging at the Gospel Coalition. Thankful for his passion for Christ and his Gospel and for revival in this generation.... continue

Counsel from the Cross

Article by   November 2009
As I've transitioned from teaching back to congregational ministry, I find myself reading widely in the "practical theology" field--whether pastoral theology, preaching, worship, or counseling. One of the better books that I've read recently is Elyse Fitzpatrick and Dennis... continue

Counterfeit Gods

Article by   November 2009
As I've grown in my knowledge of the Reformed faith, I've come increasingly to appreciate the Heidelberg Catechism. In its exposition of the Ten Commandments, the Catechism wisely notes that the first commandment requires shunning "all idolatry" (Q94). When... continue
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