Is it possible to be totally free from lust? Jeremy Pierre answers this question in the following video. Pierre is Associate Professor of Biblical Counseling; Chair, Department of Biblical Counseling and Family Ministry; and Dean of Students. He is also the author of The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human Experience (New … Read More
Over the years the Lord has allowed me to discover several incredible books that I do not believe have received the attention they deserve. These are books that are potentially mind-blowing, life-transforming, and ministry-shaping, but for whatever reason have been figuratively (or literally) collecting dust in the shadows for years. To help remedy this, I … Read More
The new issue of Credo Magazine, “Luther at 500,” is here! And it has a new look to it as well. One of our aims here at Credo Magazine is to make theology as accessible as we can for those in the church. That said, we have adopted a new format that will allow you … Read More
The Shack, written by William Paul Young, came out several years ago and instantly become somewhat of a phenomenon selling millions of copies. In fact, it is one of the best-selling paperback books of all time, with readers who are enthusiastic for the message it communicates. I never had any desire to read it at … Read More
Michael Haykin, Professor of Church History at SBTS, has delivered four new messages on the Reformation at the Southern Baptist Founders Conference Midwest. The videos below feature his messages on William Tyndale, Thomas Cranmer, and Jane Grey.
The Westminster Bookstore is selling the ESV Study Bible at 70% off! Here is a video about the ESV Study Bible.
How did John MacArthur first become interested in doctrine? In this video he tells his story. He has edited a new systematic theology of the Christian faith with Crossway called Biblical Doctrine: A Systematic Summary of the Christian Faith. John MacArthur is the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church, as well as an author, conference speaker, … Read More
Laura Ingalls Wilder is known for making the observation that “home” is the nicest word there is. Indeed, there is an inherent beauty and sweetness to the idea of home that can almost be felt in the sound of the word itself. Surely this is because that lovely place of shelter, comfort, belonging, and becoming … Read More
This tribute was first published in Crossway, the magazine of the Church Society, in January 2014 to mark Gerald Bray’s three decades as editor of Churchman. In light of Gerald Bray’s ongoing contribution, we would like to highlight this tribute by Andrew Atherstone, Latimer research fellow at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, with his permission. Three decades … Read More
After much waiting and anticipation, I am very pleased to say that at the end of this month my new book Reformation Theology: A Systematic Summary (Crossway) will release. I will have much more to say about the book later on, but in this volume I have brought together some of the best theologians and … Read More
Jerry Bridges died a little over a year ago. As one who persevered to the end, here is an interview on the topic with David Mathis from desiringGod.org.
This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation! To celebrate we will be devoting each issue of Credo Magazine this year to this theme. The first issue to release will be “Luther at 500.” Stay tuned for this new issue to release in the week ahead.
What is your responsibility, as a Christian, to the church? John MacArthur answered this questionn in a series of five sermons this past January. John MacArthur is the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church, as well as an author, conference speaker, president of The Master’s College and Seminary, and featured teacher with the Grace to You … Read More
Have you considered the implications of church polity on the health of your church? It’s a subject often met with indifference by pastors and their congregations, and in many cases is left up to individual wisdom and preference as though Scripture has little to say on the matter. This culture of polity-agnosticism is exactly why … Read More
Is suicide unforgivable? Thomas Schreiner is James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation and Professor of Biblical Theology (1997), and Associate Dean of the School of Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Schreiner, a Pauline scholar, is the author or editor of several books including, Romans, in the Baker Exegetical Commentary Series on … Read More
The Christian Life series has given the life and theology of significant theologians the opportunity to shine, with top scholars working on each book of the accessible series. Theologians like Luther and Calvin, whom have long been heard by the Christian world, are displayed in the series, but one of the most significant of late … Read More
In the recent issue of Credo Magazine, “Sola Scriptura,” Justin Holcomb has written an article called, “No Creed but the Bible?” Justin is the author of several books, including Know the Heretics and Know the Creeds and Councils. Justin is an Episcopal priest (serving as the Canon for Vocations in the Diocese of Central Florida) … Read More
If you are planning on attending the Shepherds’ Conference next week there will be some exciting books for sale at some very good prices. Zondervan will be selling Matthew Barrett’s God’s Word Alone: The Authority of Scripture at 50% off, as well as Heath Lambert’s A Theology of Biblical Counseling and Tim Challies’ Visual Theology.
The Reformed Confessions of the 16th and 17th Centuries, a 4 volume set edited by James Dennison, is now available for nearly 50% off at Westminster Bookstore. Publisher’s Description James T. Dennison’s Reformed Confessions project compiles numerous English translations of Reformed confessions of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. For many of these texts, this is … Read More
Today we would like to highlight a message by Michael Horton called, “Ascension and Ecclesia: Promise-driven ministry in a purpose-driven age.” Horton is J. Gresham Machen Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics at Westminster Seminary California. Dr. Horton has taught apologetics and theology at Westminster Seminary California since 1998. In addition to his work at … Read More
Recently, God gave me grace to preach my 500th sermon as the pastor of my church. In light of this, I thought I might briefly point you to seven books on preaching I heartily recommend. Listed in order of ascending commendation, here’s the countdown along with a brief word about each: Expositional Preaching: How We … Read More
Recently I was cleaning out an old box full of articles when I stumbled across a dated cassette and workbook packet that was designed for church groups. The cassette tapes (published by Gospel Films) were recordings of Francis Schaeffer’s teaching series, “How Shall I Then Live? The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture.” … Read More
Can I trust the Bible? Robert Plummer is Professor of New Testament Interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Plummer is a biblical scholar with a missionary heart. He has served in missionary assignments of varying length in China, Israel, Trinidad, Ghana, Malaysia, and Turkey. Plummer has written 40 Questions About Interpreting the Bible(Kregel, 2010). … Read More
When is it ok to leave a church? Thomas Schreiner answers that hard question in this new video interview. Schreiner is the James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation and Professor of Biblical Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Schreiner joined the Southern faculty in 1997 after serving 11 years on the faculty … Read More
Books at a Glance has published a book summary of Thomas Schreiner’s Faith Alone: The Doctrine of Justification by Faith, which is part of The 5 Solas Series. Here is the start of the review: No theological synthesis or formulary from the Reformation stands out quite as memorably as the “Five Solas,” and of these … Read More