Clint Humfrey is a former professor of New Testament Greek at Toronto Baptist Seminary and currently serves as pastor of Calvary Grace Church in Calgary, Alberta. He has written an interesting November 12 article entitled The Reformed Renewal on his Cowboyology Blog. I thought this blog's readers might find it interesting as well. Here is … Continue reading The Reformed Renewal Among Baptists
This picture reminded me of how we can all sometimes feel. We can all feel as though we are weighed down with a heavy burden, and, try as we might, we just can't seem to get anywhere. I have found at times like these I am generally feeling this way because I have begun to … Continue reading Are You Feeling Weighed Down?
On October 3, 1789, in his first year in office, George Washington signed the first proclamation of thanksgiving by a U.S. President. If you click on the image at the left, you can read the original text as it was published in the The Massachusetts Centinel on Wednesday, October 14, 1789.In case this old newspaper … Continue reading George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation
Many of you have wondered where my website went over the past few weeks. Well, I was in the process of transferring to a new host provider and building an entirely new site - which is still in process - but I am happy to announce that the domain transfer finally went through and I … Continue reading PastorThroop.com Back Online With Finalweb
It is the fourth month running this poll, and there continues to be well over half of those responding (61%) who do not think strict adherence to the Baptist Confession of 1689 is necessary to being a Reformed Baptist. Here is the breakdown thus far (found at the bottom of the page):19% thought that one … Continue reading Monthly "What is a Reformed Baptist?" Poll Update
Recently I received a notice from my Republican Congressman, Tim Johnson, reminding me that it is time to again sign up with the National Do Not Call Registry. Here is the message I received from Congressman Johnson:An Important Message form Congressman Johnson..Remember those annoying telemarketing calls? It never failed. Just as we were sitting down … Continue reading National Do Not Call List Registration Renewal
CBS News has reported today that Charles Grassley, the ranking Republican member of the Senate Finance Committee, has asked for financial statements and records from six high-profile televangelists in order to investigate them for possible illegalities. Here is a section from the CBS report entitled "Senate Panel Probes 6 Top Televangelists":CBS News has learned Sen. … Continue reading Six Televangelists Subjects of Senate Probe