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First Presbyterian Church of Montgomery, Alabama (PCA) is providing a great example for other churches with histories of racism. I encourage you to read the story HERE and pray for the continued health of this congregation and their impact on their community. We should also offer thanks for the...
J. Gresham Machen died of pneumonia on January 1, 1937 while on a trip to Bismarck, North Dakota. He was there to teach and preach in an effort to shore of the strength of the congregations in the newly established Orthodox Presbyterian Church. Upon news of Machen’s death tributes poured in...
“You can catch more bees with honey than with vinegar.” It is a good saying. And it is undoubtedly true. Bees seem invariably to prefer honey over vinegar. But what if the purpose is not to attract bees? What if your purpose is to warn bees away from a danger far greater than the bad...
Rachel Miller over at A Daughter of the Reformation (a blog you ought to read) has written an excellent post on anxiety . I encourage you to read it and pass it along. You may also want to check out a sermon I recently preached from Philippians 4:4-7 entitled "Living in Light of the Nearness...
It only took 43 years for the Northern Presbyterian church to move from defrocking Charles Briggs for advancing higher criticism to defrocking J. Gresham Machen. That is a titanic shift in what is essentially only two generations.
Last week I posted a rather strong critique of the Truth’s Table podcast entitled “Gender Apartheid.” Those who have followed this blog know that I subsequently took the post down because of charges of racism that were being leveled against me. Yes, I chickened out. Those charges...
Much to the disappointment of many good friends I have made the decision to remove a critique I posted last week of a troubling podcast. I was naive. Actually I feel quite stupid. When I saw the charges of racism being leveled against me just moments ago I decided immediately I would not subject my...
I am a convert to Presbyterianism. I came running from the vague and confusing world of broad evangelicalism. For several years prior to my taking vows in the PCA I, like so many of you, read quite a bit about the history of Presbyterianism in the United States. One of the things we know from the...
There is still time to register for the Blue Ridge Bible Conference on March 31-April 1, 2017. It promises to be a wonderful time. The theme is God Has Spoken and our speakers are Greg Beale, Johnathan Master, Carl Trueman, and Aimee Byrd. It is being hosted by Covenant Presbyerian Church in the...
When you get a chance watch or listen to the lectures from Carl Trueman delivered at The Master's Seminary during this year's January term. You can access the Youtube channel HERE ...