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Archive of entries posted on November 2008

Introducing Your Church to Psalm Singing

I mentioned a few weeks ago here an upcoming project on the Psalms and worship. One of the key inspirations to me in this realm is my friend and fellow pastor James Grant. James has thought much about this topic and has successfully brought Psalm singing into his church. He has just posted some of […]

Word Within the Word

Last month I mentioned that Dr. Don Carson will be our plenary speaker at the Ryan Center conference this coming April. The conference web page is now up and online registration is open. The conference theme is “Word Within the Word: The New Testament Use of the Old Testament.” Dr. Carson will develop this theme […]

Martin Luther: A Man Who Changed the World

Martin Luther: A Man Who Changed The World, Paul L. Maier Illustrated by Greg Copeland (Concordia, 2004), hb., 32 pp. Ages 4+ I have seen this book and heard good things about it, so this year I decided to buy it for Reformation Day. I am glad I did! This is an excellent brief overview […]

Reformation Roundtable

I was privileged to participate in a roundtable discussion of the 5 sola’s of the Reformation and their contemporary relevance at Union on Monday of this week. The participants and topics were as follows: Kevin Chairot (pastor, Covenant Presbyterian Church)- Sola Scriptura Daryl Charles (Union University)- Sola Gratia Brad Green (Union University)- Sola Fide Sean […]

"Education with Force"

In one of our Wednesday night classes we are reading and discussing Thabiti Anyabwile’s What is a Healthy Church Member? (which I have commented on here previously). Last night we came to this quote which Anyabwile cited from Jay Adams: “When we are baptized into the church, we thereby matriculate into Christ’s school. Then, for […]