The doctrinal rubber meets the ecclesiastical road today. Pray. Update. No word from Rev Stellman, but a comment on the post says that the majority report, support Pete Leithart was sustained. Update #2. The majority report arguing that Leithart’s views are within . . . Continue reading →
Part 1. For Those Just Tuning In: What Is the Federal Vision? Lane has a follow-up. Jason explains the process and replies to critics who allege bizarrely that well-ordered church discipline is a “witch hunt.” Adam Myer gives a first-hand account of . . . Continue reading →
Paul Manata likes it. The ongoing justification controversy, not to mention the recent vote in the Pacific NW Presbytery (PCA), is sufficient warrant for this book. Now, if only someone will read it and take it to heart. Buy a copy and . . . Continue reading →
Creed or Chaos Explains.
Had a great time with the folks at Springs Reformed Church in Colorado Springs, at the “Recovering the Reformation” conference. Attendance was good and reception of the talks and sermons was positive and enthusiastic. Thanks to everyone at Springs Reformed Church, to . . . Continue reading →
The FV has appealed to no other text as frequently or as misguidedly as they appeal to John 15, as if it were patent evidence of their view of temporary, historical, conditional union with Christ effected by baptism. Todd has a nice . . . Continue reading →
John Brown of Wamphray understood the WCF and he anticipated Tom Wright and co.
At the Confessional Outhouse.
It appears that Mike Bird has offered some criticisms of our May 2004 faculty Statement on Justification. I reply below: Michael, I imagine that you are referring to the statement adopted by the faculty and board of Westminster Seminary California. A bit of . . . Continue reading →
Originally posted 10 Nov 2007 On the White Horse Inn for 3 November (2007) Mike Horton interviewed Roman Catholic apologist Robert Sungenis and historian Mark Noll (Is the Reformation Over?). Just a few comments about the first half of the show.
By Cornel Venema. He has a book forthcoming at RHB. To whet your appetite here’s an interview with the Christ the Center guys.
That’s all Presbyterian code for the Standing Judicial Committee of the Pacific Northwest Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church in America. The news comes from Jason Stellman. The SJC had two reports before them concerning the doctrine taught by Peter Leithart, a minister . . . Continue reading →
UPDATE: Here is the URCNA Report At Synod Calgary (2004) Synod of the United Reformed Churches in North America, in response to a complaint over a sermon preached by a (now former) URCNA minister, adopted Three Points on justification on the basis of . . . Continue reading →
One of our graduates, a Reformed pastor and church planter in the Mediterranean region, pointed me today to a troubling blog. The Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches (CREC) is planting congregations in Europe, exporting the FV to Europe, and attempting to recruit . . . Continue reading →
I’ve been pushing the Office Hours podcast so aggressively lately I’ve forgotten to Heidelflog RRC. The writer of The Writer and the Muse has been reading RRC, however, and hit on something really important. One of the goals of RRC was to . . . Continue reading →
Today, in the Adult Class at OURC I began a series of talks explaining the “Nine Points” of “pastoral advice” adopted by URCNA Synod Schereville in 2007. Here is the first 30 minute talk:
Pt 3: What are the Nine Points?
The persistence of the FV movement within the NAPARC world has been noted before on the HB. Now, according to Brian Carpenter, writing for the Aquila Report, the Siouxlands Presbytery (PCA) has been dealing with a FV case. Charges have been laid in . . . Continue reading →
Darryl gives us an answer.