You’ve heard about the “old” Reformers such as Luther, Calvin, and Zwingli. Their recovery of core biblical doctrines paved the way for what we call Protestantism. 1,117 more words
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It has been a while since I invested in one of the “dead guys”. When I saw Keeping the Heart: How to Maintain Your Love for God… 839 more words
We have been brought to the point where we both can and must get our life’s priorities straight. From current Christian publications you might think that the most vital issue for any real or would-be Christian in the world today is church union, or social witness, or dialogue with other Christians and other faiths, or refuting this or that -ism, or developing a Christian philosophy and culture, or what have you. 85 more words
Adapted from “Interview with J.I. Packer,” Modern Reformation July/Aug 1993.
I see evangelical strength in America needing desperately to be undergirded by Reformation convictions, otherwise, the numeric growth of evangelicals, which has been such a striking thing in our time, is likely never to become a real power, morally and spiritually, in the community that it ought to be. 288 more words
Over the past few years there has arisen anew the debate over the total-truthfulness or inerrancy of Scripture. At the core of this debate is whether or not self-professed evangelicals will remain faithful to the historic doctrine of Scripture handed down from the early Church, through the Reformation, and maintained by Confessional Evangelicalism. 56 more words