Tag Archives: Carl Trueman

Favorite Books Read in 2015

Over the past several years I’ve done a favorite book list. Each year I aim for specific criteria in giving the list. First, the book must be generally edifying for any Christian. In other words, not a specialized work with … Continue reading

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What is the Church?

On Sunday we began a new sermon series on the Church. You may be asking, why? Why would we have a series of sermons on the church? Carl Trueman’s statements in the forward to the new edition of James Bannerman’s … Continue reading

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The Definition of Chalcedon

Over the past month or so I have mentioned the Definition of Chalcedon several times in sermons, Sunday School and various conversations. I wanted to post it in full for those who want to read it but don’t know where … Continue reading

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Studying The Apostles’ Creed

My friend, Kevin Sanders, is the Associate Pastor at NewBranch Community Church. He is about to launch a teaching series taking the Students in their church through The Apostles’ Creed. He has graciously extended to me an invitation to teach … Continue reading

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Top Ten Books of 2012

Below I have given a top ten list of my favorite books read during 2012 (this is not necessarily a list of books published in 2012). My purpose in doing this is to share books that have been impactful on … Continue reading

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Why Creeds

On occasion in our weekly worship service we will read a portion, or in entirety, an ancient Creed, such as the Apostles Creed or the Nicene Creed. During the Christmas season we have been doing responsive readings on the Doctrine … Continue reading

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Truly Miraculous

The Christmas season is upon us! I recently read the following sentence that quickly reminded me of what we truly celebrate at Christmas. It also recalled me to the act of frequent contemplation upon the Christmas miracle. Carl Trueman wrote; … Continue reading

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A Notable Shift

I have been reading Carl Trueman’s book, Reformation: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. Trueman notes a shift in societal thought that I believe deserves some attention. Why? This thinking has also infiltrated the church! Trueman wrote: …expectations from life have shifted … Continue reading

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Trivial or Crucial, Temporal or Eternal

Although the excerpt below from Carl Trueman is addressing a broader conversation on Christian Education, I believe he makes an important point we should heed. Addressing the importance of technique in teaching God’s Word, Trueman addresses a more crucial issue; … Continue reading

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