Monthly Archives: October 2014

Persevere to the End

Over the last few years of reading about the Reformation era, the manner in which Christians died has stood out to me. I’m referring to those who died in their older age or in prolonged sickness with their family and … Continue reading

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No Ivory Towers

This morning during the sermon I made some unplanned remarks about several figures from the reformation and puritan periods. My point was to show that they were well acquainted with suffering and were by no means ivory tower theologians. These … Continue reading

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John Knox

On Sunday, I will do a biographical sketch on John Knox before our worship service. I wanted to share the resources I have consulted as well as make some recommendations for those interested in doing some further reading. For those … Continue reading

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A Candle and Supper

On this day in 1555, Bishops (Church of England) Hugh Latimer and Nicholas Ridley were burned at the stake under the reign of Mary I. The Unquenchable Flame is one of my favorite little books on the Reformation written by … Continue reading

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Marriage

“A giant milestone in the moral revolution passed today when the U.S. Supreme Court turned down every single appeal from several states on the issue of same-sex marriage,” wrote Albert Mohler in an article on Monday of this week. He later … Continue reading

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Christ Our All

Michael Reeves is quickly becoming one of my favorite contemporary authors. I have recommended his books on the Reformation and the Trinity in the past. Today I finished his most recent book, Christ Our Life. Yep, you guessed it, I heartily … Continue reading

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