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There are advantages to being Presbyterian! It's called General Assemblies. True, the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church In America is like no other. More about schmoozing than ecclesiastical politics. Truth is, we're more akin to Congregationalism than we dare admit. There's...
While other godlier bloggers are off at GAs, reflecting on Christology and other serious matters, I spend my time running in the sun (the 90 degree mark separates the men from the boys, I am convinced) and reading Private Eye , in which august journal I notice that the Bonzo Dog Doodah Band are...
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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 assurance, and argued persuasively that Calvin...
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Read all about it. HT: Mark Dever
It must be twenty years since the Bishop of Durham (not N. T. Wright, but his predecessor) called the resurrection a "conjuring trick with bones." Scripps Howard News Service together with Ohio University have published a poll on current belief in the resurrection. Check it out!
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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 Seminary in St. Louis). Federal...
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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 of the election (in which there were four...
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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 Convention annual meeting. "...
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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.
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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 a very positive thing - since it has...