What The Church Can Learn From The Food Network

What The Church Can Learn From The Food Network

The other day I stumbled upon an article by Farsch Askari lamenting what has happened to the Food Network.  The article is well-worth reading. In the article, Askari describes how the Food Network provided him a soothing release where he could escape from the stresses...
Some Practical Consequences Of Reformed Covenant Theology (3)

Some Practical Consequences Of Reformed Covenant Theology (3)

In this series we have considered briefly the importance of the church as the Christ-confessing covenant community and the importance of Abraham in the Bible’s own account of the covenant of grace. In this installment we are to consider some of the ways that the...
Revelation 3:20

Revelation 3:20

Years ago, I was sitting on my front porch reading when a voice rang out, “Sir, we would like to talk to you about whether you have invited Jesus in your heart.” These were not cultists at my door but evangelical Christians concerned with the state of my heart,...
Some Practical Consequences Of Reformed Covenant Theology (2)

Some Practical Consequences Of Reformed Covenant Theology (2)

So far we have looked at one  aspect of Reformed covenant theology (as distinct from other kinds of covenant theology), which distinguishes it from those varieties of popular evangelical theology, piety, and practice. Many are excited about the “doctrines of grace”...
Some Practical Consequences Of Reformed Covenant Theology (1)

Some Practical Consequences Of Reformed Covenant Theology (1)

It is exciting to discover what are sometimes called “the doctrines of grace,” i.e., the teaching that even though by nature we are dead in sins and trespasses, we came to faith because God loved us in Christ from all eternity and the Holy Spirit...
Comfort In The Midst Of Corruption, Death, And Sorrow

Comfort In The Midst Of Corruption, Death, And Sorrow

The Presenting Problem For most Americans this past week has been very sad. For those in directly affected in El Paso and Dayton, it has been a horrible week that has changed their lives permanently. Loved ones and friends have been murdered senselessly by deranged...