C. J. is always a delight to listen to, and this message is no different. This also might be the most important message of the whole conference, since most of us are right now sitting under the teaching of an “ordinary” pastor. T4G 2010 — Session 9 — C.J. Mahaney from Together for the Gospel [...]
Entries Categorized as 'David's Posts'
April 22, 2010Posted by David N
April 18, 2010Posted by David N
Now there’s a provocative question! But it is certainly a question that needs to be asked. Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox apologists like to tell the story this way: The consensus of the Early Church Fathers agrees completely with later Roman/Eastern theology and disagrees fundamentally with Protestant theology. Unfortunately, most Protestants are totally unfamiliar with [...]
April 16, 2010Posted by David N
T4G 2010 — Session 6 — John Piper from Together for the Gospel (T4G) on Vimeo.
April 14, 2010Posted by David N
T4G 2010 — Session 1 — Mark Dever from Together for the Gospel (T4G) on Vimeo.
March 1, 2010Posted by David N
The Wallstreet Journal has a story about a congregation of Anglicans in D. C. who are moving back to Rome, but retaining some of the “flavor” of their traditional Episcopalian worship. This is made possible by the Roman Catholic church, which recently began to work actively toward providing an official way for Anglican congregations to [...]
January 27, 2010Posted by David N
For the last year and half or so, I’ve been conducting an experiment of sorts. My church uses the NIV for all Scripture reading and preaching. But for the last four years I have used the ESV for all of my personal reading and study. So naturally I bring my ESV with me to church. [...]
January 3, 2010Posted by David N
The full text of Alvin Plantinga’s groundbreaking book, Warrented Christian Belief, is now available for free at Calvin College’s Christian Classics Ethereal Library (you can also purchase a pdf copy for only $2.95). Click here to read the book. Click here to read other online articles in Philosophy and Religion by Alvin Plantinga.
December 7, 2009Posted by David N
Dr. John Mark Reynolds has written this rather interesting blog post over at Scriptorium Daily in which he gives ten reasons that “dour” Calvinists ought to cheep up this Christmas. As a Calvinist who is neither dour nor “cool” nor anything like Katie Couric (just read the blog post and you’ll understand what I’m talking about), I still [...]
November 19, 2009Posted by David N
The earliest Protestant churches (the Reformed ones, not the Lutheran ones) sang only Psalms in their worship services, and they did so a capella (with no instrumental accompaniment). Here is a wonderful quotation from John Calvin on this subject (HT: The Heidelblog): As for public prayers, there are two kinds: the one consists simply of [...]
October 3, 2009Posted by David N
Let us read the Bible then — if we can. But can we? The truth is that many of us have lost the ability to read the Bible. When we open our Bibles, we do so in a frame of mind which forms an insuperable barrier to our ever reading it at all. This may [...]