Results tagged “Place for Truth” from Reformation21 Blog

The Psalms in Worship

Article by   August 2016
Too many churches never sing the psalms in public worship. Despite the fact the two direct injunctions that relate to singing in the New Testament place psalms at the head of the list of what Christians ought to sing as... continue

Extraordinary Means of Grace by Mark Johnston

Article by   July 2016
The idea of 'the means of grace' has undergone an encouraging rehabilitation in the life and ministry of many Reformed churches in recent years. This has come as a healthy corrective to pressure from the wider church to embrace ideas... continue

Election Year at Place for Truth

Article by   March 2016
How should Christians act and speak in the midst of this loud and divisive political season?  While websites devoted to politics and news give you the latest buzz, polls, and minute-by-minute analysis, you will find Place for Truth slightly... continue

Visit the New Place for Truth

Article by   December 2015
The Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals is pleased to share with you the new and improved Place for Truth. Be sure to stop by and subscribe. Those already familiar with Place for Truth will immediately notice the improved design. We have... continue

Alliance Member Survey - Bribe included

Article by   April 2015
Thank you for partnering with the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals. Resourcing the Church would not be possible without Alliance Members help. You see both the need in today's culture centric church and the value of Alliance resources. Your support keeps us... continue

Cairn University's Church Leaders' Conference

Article by   March 2015
Place for Truth editor Jonathan Master reminds us that Mark Johnston, also of Place for Truth, will be the keynote speaker at the Church Leader's Conference. This is a one-day conference offering a message of "Maintaining our Sanity in Ministry."It's... continue

George Whitefield, Principled Calvinist 1: Froward From My Mother's Womb by Thomas Kidd

Article by   February 2015
At the outset of the Anglican baptismal liturgy, an eighteenth-century rector would say "Dearly beloved, for as much as all men are conceived and born in sin. . .I beseech you to call upon God." Ask God, he urged, to... continue

21st Century Challenges Not Allowing Ourselves to be Defined by Sexuality

Article by   January 2015
21st Century Challenges Not Allowing Ourselves to be Defined by SexualityBy Mark Johnston from Place for TruthIt may seem more than a little strange to include this issue as one of the major challenges facing the church in the 21st... continue

Alistair Begg in Princeton, on audio and video

Article by   December 2014
The Alliance was pleased to partner once again with the Princeton regional Conference on Reformed Theology. Ian Hamilton and Alistair Begg brought the doctrine of Providence to us in a clear and compelling way. You can download or order copies... continue

Aimee Byrd on Prayer at Credo Magazine

Article by   December 2014
Our own Aimee Byrd, of Mortification of Spin, was interviewed on prayer by David Livernois at Credo Magazine. Credo deserves to be regularly visited (ignoring the early piece here with Sam Storms suggesting one ought pray in tongues). But hearing... continue

Theology on the Go on iTunes

Article by   November 2014
We're very grateful for the feedback we've already received about Theology on the Go podcast at Place for Truth.  And as an update, I'm pleased to report that you can listen and subscribe to the podcast via itunes or just go... continue

Alone But Never Alone by Mark Johnston

Article by   September 2014
Fides sola est quae justificat; fides quae justificat non est sola. Latinisms can have a wonderful way of crystallising issues in theological reflection - so with this one: 'It is faith alone that justifies; but faith that justifies is never alone!'... continue

Jesus Life of Prayer by Jonathan Master

Article by   September 2014
Jesus was a man of prayer.  Regardless of how mysterious this is in light of our understanding of God's Triune nature, it is nonetheless undeniable that Jesus spent much time praying to the Father.  We see this throughout His earthly... continue

Effectual Calling and Trinitarian Balance with Mark Johnston

Article by   August 2014
When the Banner of Truth Trust published the second volume of his Collected Writings in 1977, John Murray's views on effectual calling sparked off animated debate in Reformed circles at that time. He challenged the formulation found in the Westminster... continue

Let Us Draw Near by Jonathan Master

Article by   August 2014
There are many model prayers in the Bible.  The most famous is The Lord's Prayer, recorded for us in Matthew and Luke; but there are others besides.  Recently, Mark Johnston has turned our attention to the prayer of Daniel, or,... continue

A Life of Prayer by Mark Johnston

Article by   August 2014
There are few places in Scripture where we are given deeper insight into the anatomy of a life of prayer than in the book of Daniel. The well-known words of the old children's chorus, 'Daniel was a man of prayer...'... continue

How can one improve Reformation21.org?

Article by   August 2014
I mean, once Trueman refused to give up the black shoes and socks when at the beach of Harvey Cedars NJ, it was clear some things were settled! But there is still hope...Reformation21.org is the flagship of the Alliance of... continue

Calling those outside the camp - Come Back!

Article by   July 2014
Outside the Camp by David B. GarnerCome Back!The recipients of the letter to the Hebrews faced uncompromising pressure to compromise. Ridiculed for abandoning their own religious heritage and for extracting themselves from their very own people, these early followers of... continue

Purity and Peacemaking by David Hall

Article by   July 2014
God's benediction rests on you (you'll have true happiness) if you are pure in heart. This blessing is not bestowed upon the intellectually keen or emotionally pious, but on those pure or clean in heart. Like poor "in spirit" pure... continue

Chinese Chestnuts A Reflection on Sin by Pierce Hibbs

Article by   June 2014
When my wife and I moved into our house in the early spring, the two trees in the back yard were charming, their trunks splitting and winding like strands of hair, their leaves just beginning to bud. From what we... continue

False Worship in the World by Jonathan Master

Article by   June 2014
If you look around the United States today (with apologies to our overseas readers), several things stand out. First, we are a military power. We face threats, but we have confidence in our military might.Then there is our economy -... continue

The Greatest Threat to the Gospel by Pierce Hibbs

Article by   June 2014
The greatest threat to the Gospel in our age is not unbelief. It is not relativism or open hostility to the "narrow" Christian tradition. It is not even the hypocrisy of the church, which holds up the white banner of... continue

Update on the Insider Movement with David Hall

Article by   May 2014
This just in: the Bible answers the question about how converts in hostile countries are to bear witness to Christ: Publicly. That, at least, is what Jesus said in the first Gospel.Underneath all the missiological mumbo-jumbo and artful dodges--often asserted... continue

God and Controversy by Jonathan Master on Place for Truth

Article by   May 2014
The Church seems to be full of controversy.  Much of this is quite necessary, and not unexpected.  After all, as the New Testament continually reminds us, false teachers will continually arise and false teaching always needs to be addressed.  On... continue

Only Jesus Grace Works by David Garner

Article by   May 2014
Theology regularly gets a bad rap. "Don't give me doctrine. I want something practical." "I like sermons that touch my heart, not those that fill my head." Or, "Come on. I'm not interested in all this theology. I just want... continue

An Introduction to Confessional Subscription by David Hall

Article by   May 2014
Richard Webster referred to five widely differing views regarding subscription in the colonial Presbyterian church as: "the Protesters, the excluded, the silent, those who were dissatisfied with both parties, and the absent." The modern church may find itself in a... continue

Sympathy Made Perfect by David Garner

Article by   May 2014
Sympathy Made Perfect by David B. Garner on Place for TruthIn our last column, we surveyed the importance of Jesus' life as signaled in Luke 2:52: "Jesus increased in wisdom and stature and in favor with God and man." More... continue
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