A Good, Brief Article on Calvin and the Servetus Affair

Jeffrey Stivason, the pastor of Grace Reformed Presbyterian Church in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, has written an excellent article entitled Calvin's Life: The Servetus Affair, in which he counters the common argument accusing Calvin of complicity in the death of Servetus. As he writes in his conclusion: ... how the death of Michael Servetus can be laid … Continue reading A Good, Brief Article on Calvin and the Servetus Affair

Churches, Get a Calvinist Pastor! by Tom Nettles

Earlier today the Founders Ministries blog posted an article by Tom Nettles entitled Churches, Get a Calvinist Pastor! Here are the reasons Tom listed that churches should seek Calvinist pastors: 1. A Calvinist firmly believes in the divine inspiration of Scriptures. 2. A Calvinist firmly believes the biblical doctrine of the Trinity. 3. A Calvinist … Continue reading Churches, Get a Calvinist Pastor! by Tom Nettles

Patrick’s Life and Missionary Labors by Michael Haykin

https://player.vimeo.com/video/159386497 This video is presented at the Reformed Baptist Seminary website. Here is the description: For many St. Patrick’s Day or the Feast of Saint Patrick is mainly about food and alcohol consumption. One would think Ireland’s patron saint was a monk who partied a lot and got drunk. But behind the legend and myth, … Continue reading Patrick’s Life and Missionary Labors by Michael Haykin

Some Books on the History of Reformed Baptists

For interested blog readers, here is a preliminary list of books recounting the history of our Reformed Baptist heritage. I welcome your own suggestions for further reading. Perhaps the best pace to start would be Tom Nettles' excellent book entitled By His Grace and for His Glory: A Historical, Theological, and Practical Study of the Doctrines … Continue reading Some Books on the History of Reformed Baptists

Carl Trueman on Celebrity, Authority, and Authenticity in the Church

I saw this video interview with Dr. Carl Trueman over at the Reformed Baptist Fellowship blog and just had to post it here as well. Dr. Trueman has a lot of very insightful and helpful things to say about the dangers of celebrity in the Church. But the interview is actually a wide-ranging discussion of many issues facing the … Continue reading Carl Trueman on Celebrity, Authority, and Authenticity in the Church