Fundamentalism blinds us to healthy catholicity and theological error due to pride in a sterile, tightly-packaged belief system.
My life, thinking, and ministry would be much poorer if it were not for the influence of the Presbyterian ministers, teachers, and writers that I have encountered, whether in person or through their writings.
Here are nine lessons a Baptist learned from his friends within the Church of England.
Carson’s book is an indispensable resource for the task of exegesis that stands the test of time.
If the Reformers could collectively speak to churches today about gathered worship, these lessons would be their core message.
What is a church? How might we answer that question? Where should we start?
Those who wish to have access to Gaffin’s decades of experience teaching Paul and Acts now do in a mere 400-page book.
There are reasons to be confident when returning to the same text multiple times.
If you don’t get your doctrine of the church right, you’re going to get your doctrine of the government and the nation wrong.
Leithart’s view of the church’s mission roots in postmillennialism, which yields not just an optimism about the future, but risks placing an eschatological and redemptive burden on Christians’ work in the world.
Confessional Baptist theology disputes theonomy in three areas.
Baptists who care about the integrity of their own tradition would do well to leave theonomy to the side and embrace the thinking of theologians like Gill whose thought well-represented the best of both Reformed and Baptist theology.
Theonomy risks conflating the identity of the church and civil society as a matter of law and polity.
A Presbyterian Perspective: The Intellectual and Sociological Origins of the Christian Reconstructionist MovementBy Ligon Duncan | 9Marks Journal: A New Christian Authoritarianism? | 04.28.2023
It is not our primary purpose here to provide analysis, but to describe and define, and to supply a preliminary sketch of the theoretical and environmental origins of the Christian Reconstructionist movement.