10 Questions with Bruce Ware

October 6, 2011Magazine Article-The Living Word-Oct 2011

Interview by Oren Martin Professor and author Bruce Ware discusses family, theology, and challenges we’ll be facing in the next 20 years   How did you become a Christian? My parents and grandparents (who lived nearby) were committed Christians.  I learned at a young age of my sin and the reality of divine judgment, and … Read More

The First Issue of Credo Magazine is Now Here!

October 4, 2011Uncategorized

The Living Word – October 2011 [issuu width=420 height=231 backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=111004125903-7a9245a15ca1450ba2e83e5f97a58fd5 name=the_living_word-oct_2011 username=credomagazine tag=evangelicals unit=px id=a9f431c1-edfa-8fbd-5a02-49600bf61ac9 v=2] To view the publication click here The October issue, “The Living Word,” is now available! Is Scripture inspired by God or is it merely the work of man? Peter writes, “For no prophecy was ever produced by the … Read More

What is Revival? Two Options

October 4, 2011Nathan Finn, Revival

By Nathan A. Finn Most evangelical Christians are in favor of revival. This is in part because of the many ways evangelicals in the English-speaking world have been shaped (for better and worse) by the history and theology of spiritual awakenings. Nevertheless, despite a generally pro-revival posture, it seems to me that evangelicals don’t agree … Read More

This Week’s Book Package Giveaway: B&H Academic

October 3, 2011Uncategorized

The first issue of Credo Magazine, “The Living Word,” will release sometime this week, featuring articles and interviews with theologians like Timothy George, John Frame, Bruce Ware, Gregg Allison, Robert Saucy, Owen Strachan, Fred Zaspel, Tim Challies, Matthew Barrett, Tony Merida, Michael A.G. Haykin, Thomas Schreiner, and many others. View the Table of Contents here.  … Read More

Gospel Wakefulness -Reviewed by Trevin Wax

October 3, 2011Gospel, Reviews

On Credo’s “Reviews and Interviews” page, author and blogger Trevin Wax has written an insightful review of Jared Wilson’s new book Gospel Wakefulness. Jared Wilson’s new book Gospel Wakefulness made me think. In a good way. In the “thinking that leads to worship” kind of way. That’s why, despite a couple of concerns, I endorsed Gospel Wakefulness and I … Read More

“The Books of the Platonists”

October 3, 2011Attributes of God, Augustine, Paul Helm, Philosophy

By Paul Helm Book VII of the Confessions recounts how Augustine was leant certain books of the platonists i.e. of the Neoplatonists (such as Plotinus), and the impact they had on his search for the way to think of the immutability of God. What the books of the Platonists were to provide Augustine with, among other things, … Read More

We have yet another winner!

September 30, 2011Giveaways

We have yet another winner! Chris Jackson, you are this week’s winner for Crossway’s book package giveaway. You have won: The Pastor as Scholar and the Scholar as Pastor: Reflections on Life and Ministry. By John Piper and D. A. Carson. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2010. The Deity of Christ. Edited by Chris Morgan and Robert … Read More

Last Day for Crossway Book Package Giveaway!

September 30, 2011Giveaways

Today is the last day for this week’s book package giveaway! You must enter to win by 3pm EST. The countdown continues to the release of the first issue of Credo Magazine this October. This October’s issue, The Living Word, will feature articles and interviews with theologians like Timothy George, John Frame, Gregg Allison, Robert … Read More

Global Missions at Home

September 29, 2011Missions, Todd Miles

Series: The Local Church and Missions (Part IV): Acts 2:1-13 By Todd Miles The second chapter of Acts begins with the disciples gathered in Jerusalem according to the instructions of Jesus, awaiting the Feast of Pentecost. They had heard Jesus’ announcement that he would send the Holy Spirit and make them into his witnesses from … Read More

Only 3 More Days!

September 28, 2011Giveaways

Only 3 more days for this week’s book package giveaway! The countdown continues to the release of the first issue of Credo Magazine this October. This October’s issue, The Living Word, will feature articles and interviews with theologians like Timothy George, John Frame, Gregg Allison, Robert Saucy, Owen Strachan, Fred Zaspel, Tim Challies, Matthew Barrett, … Read More

Reverberation

September 28, 2011Fred Zaspel, Reviews

On our “Reviews and Interviews” page, Fred Zaspel has reviewed Jonathan Leeman’s new book, Reverberation: How God’s Word Brings Light, Freedom, and Action to His People (Chicago: Moody, 2011). Zaspel begins, Surely every Christian acknowledges the power of God’s Word. Well, at least as a creedal statement we all would acknowledge it. But whether our … Read More

Eternal Life, Now and Then

September 28, 2011Fred Zaspel, Salvation

By Fred Zaspel As important as the word “salvation” is in Scripture and dominant as it is in our own vocabulary in describing the benefits we enjoy in Christ, it is surprising to us when we discover how little our Lord used this word himself. We do not find it at all in Matthew or … Read More

When Parents Ask the Wrong Questions

September 27, 2011Family, Gospel

By Marc Cortez “I can’t believe she disappointed us like this. She’s only fifteen! What was she thinking? What are we going to do now?” I may not be the most intuitive person around, but even I could tell that he was angry—body tense, jaw clenched, voice shaking. But, it was a special kind of … Read More

This Week’s Book Package Giveaway!

September 27, 2011Giveaways

Don’t miss this week’s book package giveaway! The countdown continues to the release of the first issue of Credo Magazine this October. This October’s issue, The Living Word, will feature articles and interviews with theologians like Timothy George, John Frame, Gregg Allison, Robert Saucy, Owen Strachan, Fred Zaspel, Tim Challies, Matthew Barrett, Tony Merida, Michael … Read More

Interview with Gerald Bray

September 27, 2011Reformers, Scripture

Interview by Matthew Barrett I had the pleasure of asking Gerald Bray to answer a handful of questions about his new book, Galatians, Ephesians, in the new Reformation Commentary on Scripture Series, edited by Timothy George. Gerald Bray (M.Litt., D.Litt., University of Paris-Sorbonne) taught full-time at Beeson Divinity School in the areas of church history, … Read More

New Website!

September 26, 2011Announcement

This morning we launched the new website for Credo Magazine. I would like to thank Micah Fries for his work on this project. We hope you enjoy the improved site and some of its new features. We have noticed, however, that the website seems to work best in Firefox (if you are using Internet Explorer … Read More

This Week’s Book Giveaways

September 26, 2011Giveaways

The countdown continues to the release of the first issue of Credo Magazine this October. This October’s issue, The Living Word, will feature articles and interviews with theologians like Timothy George, John Frame, Gregg Allison, Robert Saucy, Owen Strachan, Fred Zaspel, Tim Challies, Matthew Barrett, Tony Merida, Michael A.G. Haykin, Thomas Schreiner, and many others. … Read More

Wisdom Christology

September 26, 2011Reviews

On the “Reviews and Interviews” page Luke Stamps reviews Daniel Ebert’s new book, Wisdom Christology: How Jesus Becomes God’s Wisdom for Us.  Luke begins, “Wisdom and Christology belong together” (2). This juxtaposition is one of the primary assumptions of Daniel Ebert’s new book, Wisdom Christology: How Jesus Becomes God’s Wisdom for Us.  Ebert, a former … Read More

Aquinas on Divine Impassibility

September 26, 2011Attributes of God, Medieval Theologians, Paul Helm

By Paul Helm This is the last of three posts on theological connections between medieval and reformed theology. The Reformation was a re-formation, not a revolution, and the Reformed churches regarded themselves as catholic, building on the ecumenical creeds and the patristic and medieval theology, and paying great respect to the great doctors of the … Read More

Interview with Wayne Grudem

September 25, 2011Politics

Wayne Grudem is research professor of theology and biblical studies at Phoenix Seminary in Phoenix, Arizona. Aaron Cline Hanbury has taken the time to ask Grudem some questions about his book, Politics – According to the Bible (Zondervan, 2010). What got you started on this project? The theological reason is that I think God’s Word … Read More

Celebrating Divorce

September 25, 2011Family, Matthew Barrett

By Matthew Barrett “Ever since I was little,” says Hiroki Terai, Tokyo’s pioneering divorce planner, “I wondered, If you have a wedding ceremony, why not have one to mark your divorce?” Described as a “man of good cheer” Terai has created a rave of interest in Tokyo Japan for ceremonies celebrating one’s divorce. Paige Ferrari … Read More