Dr. Thomas is Editorial Director, Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals. He became Senior Minister at First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, SC on August 11, 2013. He originally joined the staff in 2011, coming from Jackson, MS, where he was Chairman of the Theology Department at Reformed Theological Seminary and Minister of Teaching at First Presbyterian Church. He is from Wales. He is a graduate of the University of Wales (Bc.S), Reformed Theological Seminary (M.Div), and University of Wales/Lampeter (Ph.D.). He was ordained in the Evangelical Church of Ireland, where he served Stranmillis Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Belfast for 17 years before going to Mississippi. He is the Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology at RTS Atlanta and a well published author.
He is married to Rosemary. They have two grown children, one granddaughter, and one grandson
- Four Views on The Role of Works at the Final Judgment
- The Experience of God
- Jacob Arminius, Theologian of Grace
- The Twilight of the American Enlightenment
- Reconsidering Calvin
- Housewife Theologian and Extravagant Grace
- Godly Republicanism
- Antinomianism: Reformed Theology's Unwelcome Guest?
- The Case for the Psalms: Why They are Essential
- God's Presence
Preaching through John's gospel, I have paused to meditate upon the person and work of John the Baptist. Here was one who came as a "witness, to bear witness about the Light" (Jn 1:6). Consistently (1:7, 14, 20) we are told that the Baptist was not the Light but a witness to the Light.
One of the amusing things I have noticed in the last twelve months or so has been a shift in the rhetoric used by members of the older generation (40 plus) surrounding what twenty- and thirty-somethings will believe. Five years...