Tag Archive for preaching

Plain Vanilla Presbyterian Church

The 10 marks of a “plain vanilla” Presbyterian church. Some are tongue-in-cheek–kinda! Lectio continua preaching. If you want topical preaching, then preach through the catechism in the evening. Is it a sanctuary or an auditorium? Evangelism is inherent in #1, while personal witnessing is commended and encouraged. Psalms and hymns sung from the Trinity Hymnal […]

Carl Trueman Preaches at SWBTS

Yes, you heard that right. Dr. Carl Trueman was invited to speak in the chapel service at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas yesterday. Seminary President Paige Patterson introduced Dr. Trueman as “my favorite Calvinist” for his activities as a “critic of the culture.” In the video of Dr. Trueman’s chapel sermon, you […]

Commentary Roundup: A Commentary on Judges and Ruth (Kregel Exegetical Library) by Robert B. Chisholm, Jr.

Commentary Roundup posts are a series of short reviews or overviews of Bible commentaries. I’m working my way through a variety of commentaries, new and old, and hope to highlight helpful resources for my readers. Book Details: • Author: Robert B. Chisholm, Jr. • Publisher: Kregel Academic (2013) • Format: hardback • Page Count: 688 • ISBN#: 9780825425561 • List Price: […]

Book Briefs: Captivated: Beholding the Mystery of Jesus’ Death and Resurrection by Thabiti Anyabwile

In the weeks before Easter, I usually try to find a good devotional book to contemplate afresh the significance of Christ’s death and resurrection. A new book from Thabiti Anyabwile is just what I was looking for this year. Captivated: Beholding the Mystery of Jesus’ Death and Resurrection (Reformation Heritage, 2014) takes the reader on [...]