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

In the trenches with the 5 solas

August 8, 2017Audio

Jeremy Wiggins is the host of “In the Trenches” and recently he has interviewed the contributors to The 5 Solas Series, edited by Matthew Barrett. In each of these interviews Jeremy asks the contributors to define each sola, explain its historical context, and pinpoint the relevance of each sola for the church in the 21st … Read More

10 Questions with Ken Berding

August 7, 2017Magazine-The English Reformation

In the recent issue of Credo Magazine, “The English Reformation,” Kenneth Berding talks about his success teaching Greek, his love for the Apostolic Fathers, and his passion to see students learn the Bible. Kenneth Berding (PhD, Westminster Theological Seminary) is professor of New Testament at Biola University andTalbot School of Theology in La Mirada, California. … Read More

Back to School

August 3, 2017Announcement

Westminster Bookstore is having a “Back to School” sale. Whether you are a pastor, a college or seminary student, or a churchgoer, these are books you won’t want to miss. We’ve highlighted a few below to get you started. Thy Word Is Still Truth: Essential Writings on the Doctrine of Scripture from the Reformation to … Read More

The martyr who saved the Reformation

August 1, 2017Magazine-The English Reformation

The new issue of Credo Magazine is now here: The English Reformation. The word “Reformation” immediately brings to mind a young Martin Luther, his 95 theses, and his memorable stand at the Diet of Worms. But did Luther’s writings have any influence in England? And what led certain English reformers to similar, sometimes identical, convictions … Read More

More interviews with contributors to The 5 Solas series

July 31, 2017Reformation

Dave Jenkins, host of the Equipping You in Grace podcast, has been interviewing each of the contributors to The 5 Solas Series (Zondervan), edited by Matthew Barrett. Here are the interviews below with a breakdown of the questions asked. You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast … Read More

Interviews with the contributors to The 5 Solas Series

July 28, 2017Reformation

Dave Jenkins, host of the Equipping You in Grace podcast, has been interviewing each of the contributors to The 5 Solas Series (Zondervan), edited by Matthew Barrett. Here are the interviews below with a breakdown of the questions asked. You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast … Read More