Book Review – Selderhuis, John Calvin: A Pilgrim’s Life

Intro: OK, I don’t need to deny that Calvin (not Cranmer, although I am an Anglican) is still my favorite church theologian. It will most likely remain this way (now an Anglican may consider this a thorn in his/her flesh, but hey, it’s a great thorn). So reading yet another bio from Calvin doesn’t feel […]

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Why I am Presbyterian (And Why You Should be, Too) Pt. 1: Experience

Why I am Presbyterian (and Why You Should Be, Too). by Charles Williams. This represents the first in a series of guest posts by Charles Williams, Ordained Elder at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, Ambler (OPC). The series contain four parts: An Argument from Experience, Reason, Scripture, and the Benefits of Presbyterianism.   “The LORD says to […]

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12 Features of the ‘New’ Calvinism from John Piper – Some Reflections

I had the privilege to witness Dr. John Piper, former pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, deliver the 7th annual Gaffin lecture today in Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, entitled: “The New Calvinism and the New Community: The Doctrines of Grace and the Meaning of Race.” In the introduction of his lecture, he offered to us 12 features […]

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Faith

What is Faith? Ask a random person on the street and she will probably answer that the things of faith are those that are outside the realm of the knowable. Science determines knowledge, while faith rests on blind ignorance. Others will say that faith is a private, internal, or supplementary aspect of one’s cognitive life […]

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