What We Can Learn from the Reformation 500 Years Later

September 20, 2017Audio

What was the Reformation all about? What was the material and formal principles of the Reformation? Is the Reformation still relevant today? In this Crossway interview Stephen Nichols, President of Reformation Bible College, answers these questions and others. Nichols is the chief academic officer of Ligonier Ministries and is an editor of the Theologians on … Read More

Does the Bible teach that we are saved by Christ alone?

September 19, 2017Audio

What did the Reformers mean by solus Christus, Christ alone? In this Crossway interview Stephen Nichols, President of Reformation Bible College, answers this question and others. Nichols is the chief academic officer of Ligonier Ministries and is an editor of the Theologians on the Christian Life series (Crossway) and also hosts the weekly podcast 5 … Read More

What did the Reformers think of the church fathers?

September 18, 2017Audio

Did the Reformers invent a new teaching? Or were they retrieving old doctrines from the Fathers? In this Crossway interview Stephen Nichols, President of Reformation Bible College, answers these questions and others, introducing us to the way the Reformers drew from the fathers. Nichols is the chief academic officer of Ligonier Ministries and is an … Read More

Reluctant Pastor: John Calvin

September 15, 2017Audio

Who was John Calvin? How did he become a Reformer? What led him to pastor in Geneva? In this Crossway interview Stephen Nichols, President of Reformation Bible College, answers these questions and others, introducing us to the life of John Calvin. Nichols is the chief academic officer of Ligonier Ministries and is an editor of … Read More

From humanist to reformer: Ulrich Zwingli

September 14, 2017Audio

Who was Ulrich Zwingli? What kind of reformer was he? What was his contribution to the 16th century Reformation? In this Crossway interview Stephen Nichols, President of Reformation Bible College, answers these questions and others, introducing us to the life of Zwingli. Nichols is the chief academic officer of Ligonier Ministries and is an editor … Read More

God’s outlaw: William Tyndale

September 13, 2017Audio

Who was William Tyndale? Why was he hunted down for translating the Bible into English? Why was Tyndale willing to be martyred to translate the Bible into the vernacular. In this Crossway interview Stephen Nichols, President of Reformation Bible College, answers these questions and others, introducing us to the life of Tyndale. Nichols is the … Read More

Lectures by Erwin Lutzer on the Reformation

September 12, 2017Audio

At Credo Magazine we like to highlight, at least once a week, lectures and messages that can benefit you as a Christian. Given that it is the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we are highlighting a number of lectures on Huss, Luther, Calvin, and Zwingli. Today we draw your attention to Erwin Lutzer’s lecture on … Read More

Video interview with Stephen Wellum on Christ Alone

September 8, 2017Audio

Yesterday we highlighted a summary of Stephen Wellum’s new book, Christ Alone: The Uniqueness of Jesus as Savior. This book is part of The Five Solas Series, edited by Matthew Barrett. Stephen Wellum is professor of Christian Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, and editor of The Southern Baptist Journal of … Read More

Christ Alone: The Uniqueness of Jesus as Savior

September 7, 2017Reformation

Steve West at Books at a Glance has summarized Stephen Wellum’s new book, Christ Alone: The Uniqueness of Jesus as Savior. This book is part of The Five Solas Series, edited by Matthew Barrett. Stephen Wellum is professor of Christian Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, and editor of The Southern … Read More

Augustine the Pilgrim (part 2)

September 6, 2017Paul Helm

Editor’s note: Read part 1 of Augustine the Pilgrim. When in the City of God  Augustine compares the two cities and their inhabitants in some way, the theme of pilgrimage becomes prominent. As in chapter 17 of Book 19, ‘The grounds of the concord and discord between the cities of on earth as being engaged … Read More

Augustine the pilgrim (part 1)

September 5, 2017Paul Helm

The City of God was completed three years before Augustine died. The Barbarians overcame this Roman province of Africa later in the century. They reached Hippo in 430, the year of Augustine’s death. Christianity was wiped out. In this case at least Tertullian’s saying that the blood of martyrs is the seed of the church … Read More

Luther & the Lightning Bolt

September 4, 2017Audio

As we continue to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this year, today we’d like to highlight a classic lecture by R.C. Sproul called “Luther and the Lightning Bolt.” Protestants around the world today celebrate their distinction from the Roman Catholic Church proudly and regularly. Yet, how many actually know the history behind their … Read More

John Woodbridge’s lecture on theologian Carl F.H. Henry

August 31, 2017Audio

Yesterday we highlighted an interview with TEDS historian John Woodbridge. Today we’d like to draw your attention to a lecture Dr. Woodbridge gave on the 20th century theologian Carl F.H. Henry. This lecture was given back in 2013 at the Carl F. H. Henry Centennial Celebration at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Interview with John Woodbridge on the History of Biblical Authority

August 30, 2017Audio

The Forum of Christian Leaders recently interviewed John Woodbridge, Professor of Church History at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, about the nature of biblical authority and its history. Woodbridge is one of the leading historians of our day and his book, Biblical Authority: Infallibility and Inerrancy in the Christian Tradition, is one of the best books … Read More

The Fruit of the Reformation

August 29, 2017Audio

Recently a series of messages were given at The Forum of Christian Leaders on the Reformation and its theology. Speakers included Mike Reeves, Lindsay Brown, Hans Bayer, and Leonardo De Chirico. Come back tomorrow for an interview TFCL did with John Woodbridge.

The Luther Treasure Trove (Matthew Barrett)

August 25, 2017Martin Luther, Matthew Barrett

Theological and historical dictionaries can be, ironically, terribly unhelpful. Too often they are kept on the shelf in that rare chance that they might be consulted. When they are consulted, the reader is left with such a basic introduction to the topic investigated that there are far more questions than answers. And so they collect … Read More

Getting the Gospel Plough Going: The Case of Hugh Latimer

August 24, 2017Magazine-The English Reformation

In the new issue of Credo Magazine, “The English Reformation,” Sam Fornecker contributed an article titled, “Getting the Gospel Plough Going: The Case of Hugh Latimer, Bishop of Worcester.” Samuel Fornecker (M.Div, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) is an assistant minister at All Saints Little Shelford, and a PhD candidate in historical theology at the University of … Read More

The holiness without which no one will see the Lord

August 21, 2017Magazine-The English Reformation

In the recent issue of Credo Magazine, “The English Reformation,” Michael Nelson has reviewed Sinclair Ferguson’s new book, Devoted to God: Blueprints for Sanctification (Banner of Truth, 2016). Michael Nelson is the pastor of First Baptist Church in Grandview, MO. Nelson begins his review: Sanctification can be a confusing concept to many believers.  With the … Read More

Who was the Father of the English Bible?

August 17, 2017Magazine-The English Reformation

Who was the Father of the English Bible? In the recent issue of Credo Magazine, “The English Reformation,” Joseph Carmichael answers this question, introducing us to William Tyndale. Joseph V. Carmichael is Pastor of New Covenant Presbyterian Church in Selma, AL and faculty member of Birmingham Seminary’s Montgomery, AL campus and Eastwood Christian School. Here is the start of … Read More

Wrestling with Incurable Cancer

August 15, 2017Audio

Over at Faith Radio, Todd Billings was interviewed about his new book, Rejoicing in Lament: Wrestling with Incurable Cancer and Life in Christ. In the interview Billings reflects on what it was like to be diagnosed with terminal cancer and why the lament psalms became so important in his life. You can listen to the … Read More

Michael Reeves interviews John Piper on ‘A Peculiar Glory’

August 10, 2017Uncategorized

John Piper was recently interviewed by Michael Reeves about his new book, A Peculiar Glory: How the Christian Scriptures Reveal Their Complete Truthfulness. Piper makes a robust argument for the self-evidencing nature of the Bible. John Piper is the founder of Desiring God Ministries, and was for many years Pastor for Preaching at Bethlehem Baptist Church … Read More