Grace And Peace To Aliens And Strangers (1 Peter 1:1–2)

This sermon was originally published in Modern Reformation in the Ex Auditu. section in the January/February 2000 issue and is republished here by permission. § Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to God’s elect, strangers in the world, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, . . . Continue reading →

Beyond Niebuhr on Christ and Culture

Here’s a review of H. Richard Niebuhr’s classic, Christ and Culture by WSC student. C&C is disappointing. It’s ham-fisted. It lacks historical nuance and it’s missing a crucial category. It’s been enormously influential among evangelicals and mainliners, however, so it’s important to know . . . Continue reading →

World and Life View: License to Baptize?

James Bond, Agent 007, had a “license to kill.” There are Reformed folk who also seem to have “license” of some sort or other based on what they call “the Christian world and life view” (hereafter, CWLV). This concept is interesting because . . . Continue reading →

David Strain Interviews Darryl Hart

David is a Glaswegian in exile. He writes at Letters from Mississippi. Part 1 covers Old Side Presbyterianism (if you don’t know what that means, you should read this interview) and evangelism. It’s a nice follow-on to the Dever interview. There’s audio . . . Continue reading →

On Precision and Latitude

Over the last year or so there seems to have been a concerted effort to discredit any sort of “two-kingdoms” (or two-spheres) approach to Reformed ethics and this despite the long-history and pedigree in Reformed theology of distinguishing between the kingdom of . . . Continue reading →