This year’s faculty conference, our 15th annual, is: In Adam, In Christ. It is next week, on the campus of Westminster Seminary California, in beautiful Escondido. It is sunny today with an expected high temperature of 74F today. The predicted temps for . . . Continue reading →
Originally posted 3 Feb 2013 15:53 UPDATE: New photos added
Just a quick notice to say that I’m looking forward to participating in ordination service for Trey Jasso at 6:00 PM this evening at New Life PCA in La Mesa. Trey is a graduate of WSC and military veteran about to enter into another sort of service. Ordination services are a bit like weddings. It’s hard for the ordinand to focus on everything but I hope that the service is edifying and serves Trey as well as my ordination service has served me over the years.
Pray for Trey as he begins his ministry of Word and sacrament.
Brian Lee reviews Love Wins on the Daily Caller. Brian writes: “Rob Bell is one of the hottest Christian preachers in the nation today, but does he say anything that’s uniquely Christian? In his new book, “Love Wins,” Bell paints a picture . . . Continue reading →
Micah is the son of Marcus and Mandi McArthur. Marcus is a 2003 graduate of Westminster Seminary California, where he earned his MA in Historical Theology. His thesis was “Apocalypse and Broken Chains: Millerism and Abolitionism in Antebellum America, 1830-1844.” Presently he . . . Continue reading →
Every Christian Sabbath is a day of joy. After all, by God’s grace we celebrate Jesus’ resurrection. Yesterday, however, was a particularly joyful Lord’s Day at Grace URC in Torrance, CA since WSC graduate William Godfrey was ordained to the Ministry of . . . Continue reading →
Next to The White Horse Inn, one of my favorite radio programs is This American Life starring Ira Glass. I stumbled across this show several years ago, and for a while I did not understand why I was so attracted to it. . . . Continue reading →
Christ Reformed Church in DC has a unique opportunity. They’re planning a special outreach to incoming members of congress and their staffers. You can help. Pastor Brian Lee explains here.
Austin writes: “I didn’t know what to expect, but I have to say I love this collection of essays. Diverse, stimulating, very readable, reflective, scholarly, page-turning, and a work that I see as advancing Reformed reflection, not regurgitating.” Read More» UPDATE He’s . . . Continue reading →
Few figures have been as important to Reformed Christianity in North America as J. Gresham Machen. He faced many of the same challenges that we face now and he did so in a way that advanced the faith, he did so winsomely, . . . Continue reading →
The latest episode of Office Hours is out via iTunes and RSS. Steve Baugh talks about his research into the rhetoric, composition, and style of Ephesians and what it tells us about its authorship. Check out Steve’s Greek Grammars. This episode is . . . Continue reading →
There aren’t many authors about whom one can say this but here goes: Anything Chuck Hill writes is worth reading. Okay, I’m a friend and a fan but I’m the latter because Chuck is such an outstanding scholar and writer. In an . . . Continue reading →
You may be aware of Dorothy Sayers’ wonderful talk (later turned into an essay), “The Lost Tools of Learning.” In that essay she summarizes the medieval Christian understanding of the stages of childhood development. She argues that, according to the medievals, we . . . Continue reading →
The latest episode of Office Hours is out via iTunes and RSS. David VanDrunen talks about his new book, Living in God’s Two Kingdoms. Here is the episode. This episode is available now on iTunes. We’re taking calls at 760 480 8477. . . . Continue reading →
There is more than a little romanticism among American evangelicals about “Israel.” For Christian tourists, Israel is a vacation spot, a place to try to see where redemption took place. For Reformed Christians in Israel, however, it isn’t a tourist spot but . . . Continue reading →
In the 1960s it was common to hear American civil rights leaders appeal to natural justice and natural law in defense of the extension of civil rights to oppressed peoples, namely African Americans. Those arguments were compelling to Americans because they are . . . Continue reading →
Office Hours talks this week to missionary, NT scholar, and 1999 WSC graduate Dr Lloyd Kim about taking the gospel to SE Asia. Here is the episode. This episode is available right now on iTunes or via RSS. More on Lloyd’s ministry . . . Continue reading →
This week Office Hours talks with Fikret Bocek, graduate of Westminster Seminary California and a Reformed church planter and pastor in Izmir (Smyrna), Turkey. In this interview, recorded last summer, just after the planting of the congregation in May, 2009, Fikret tells . . . Continue reading →
The generous folks at Lynden URC (Lynden, WA) broadcast a daily radio show, Abounding Grace Monday-Fri at 8:30AM, on 55 KARI AM in Blaine, WA share their friday program with us at Westminster Seminary California. We call it Westminster Weekend. Yesterday we . . . Continue reading →