If a fellow were going to record a weekly podcast (not saying that he will but if) would a listener rather hear something extemporaneous or scripted? (all things being equal, that is).
You can now have every Heidelcast and other HB audio downloaded automatically to your computer (and thence to your ipod or other mp3 player) via iTunes. Follow the links, click on the iTunes graphic to the left, or just go to the . . . Continue reading →
UPDATE Daniel writes to report that some Seventh-Day Adventists are claiming that I agree with them and they are apparently appealing to this broadcast for support. Let me try to end this foolishness right here. Here’s my response to Daniel and to . . . Continue reading →
Subscribe and catch up with the HC here. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. If you missed the broadcast from 7 March 2010, you might want to listen to it first. I’m just saying.
A good lot of so-called “conservative” (what are they conserving?) Reformed types have told me, “Yes, Wilson has some weird views but he’s different from the other Federal Visionists.” Really? Rhetorically perhaps, but substantially? Lane Keister, who has been sitting in with . . . Continue reading →
Thanks to Timothy Hopper for showing me how to change the iTunes feed for the Heidelcast. You can find it here. Now, when you look at the Heidelcast in iTunes it will show you the last 10 episodes. If you’re already subscribed . . . Continue reading →
Darryl G. Hart is the guest on the next Heidelcast. Don’t miss it. Subscribe in iTunes.
One of the first questions ever sent to the HB was the question, “Why the focus on the Reformed confessions?” and the closely related question, “How do you relate your emphasis on the confessions to sola Scriptura?” Those are fair questions and . . . Continue reading →
Heidelcast episode #3: A Gentle Rebuke to Brother John (pt 2)
Here’s part 1. We live in an uncertain age. At the same time there has been an explosion of modern English-language Bible translations. This development has created some uncertainty about how to think about Bible translation. Some have responded to both by . . . Continue reading →
David writes with a question on worship, which we may paraphrase thus: If we can do something in worship on a Wednesday night Bible study or in personal devotions why can’t we do it in a Sunday morning service? Ken asks whether . . . Continue reading →
The Heidelcast answers mail from Sam about how to pursue the reformation of worship in a congregation and about how much doctrinal agreement is necessary for a marriage.
A correspondent writes to about an Anglican minister who advised the poor, who are starving, who’ve somehow fallen through the extensive British social safety net, among his congregation, to shoplift rather than commit burglary. He asked them not to steal from small . . . Continue reading →
Today’s Heidelcast answers mail on the question of whether it is to the living or to the dead that God gives faith. Dan writes to ask “I believe, at least inferentially, that the Canons of Dort teach that regeneration logically precedes faith. . . . Continue reading →
Steven writes to ask whether the Kingdom of God is synonymous with the visible church or whether it is broader than the visible church? These questions have been particularly a matter of discussion since the rise of the Dutch neo-Calvinist movement in . . . Continue reading →
Concern about dead formalism or ritualism is legitimate but we should not think that because a religious service is emotionally or psychologically satisfying or that because one has a certain kind of ecstasy that one has escaped dead formalism. There is a . . . Continue reading →
Your Creator wants you to take a break. I’m a Chick-Fil-A fan. Love the peach shakes. It’s one of the few places in this area where I can find real sweet tea. There’s another reason to like Chick-Fil-A. They love their employees . . . Continue reading →
The time warp continues as we flash back to 2010 when the Leithart case was first addressed by the PCA’s Standing Judicial Commission (which acts on behalf of the General Assembly). Back then the SJC erred that Leithart’s presbytery erred in not . . . Continue reading →