A Concise Theology of Work

Work tends to be something we do absentmindedly. Maybe you are currently working at your dream job and enjoy waking…

Doctrine and Doxology

Good theology leads to worship when we fully realize more truth about God. These days, a lot of my theological…

A Call to Keep the Sabbath

I’m a Calvinist. A “new” Calvinist, I guess you could say. I wasn’t raised a Calvinist – I didn’t know…

O Death, Where is your Victory?

There are some questions that, when you first come across them, seem to put up devastating roadblocks against the Christian…

Our True Hero

Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the…

The Absurdity of Idols

Are you attempting to find satisfaction through sex, spending untold amounts of time surfing the web or swiping right? Or…

When the Rooster Crows

For the past few months, my pastor has been working through the Gospel of Mark in a series entitled The…

Psalm 1: Some Reflections

So, I’ve been using ScriptureTyper.com to memorize passages, and I really cannot recommend it enough. One of the first passages…

The Arsenal Statement

Last week, a prestigious gathering of evangelical pastors, seminary professors, housewives, book writers, women’s studies professors, and recording artists attached…

Augustine of Hippo

Augustine and Divine Processions

This year, as part of my devotional studies, I am working my way through Augustine’s magisterial volume On the Trinity.[1] I…

Jory Loves Ben and Jerry's

Jory Micah – Thesis (2)

Charlatan: Noun – a person who pretends or claims to have more knowledge or skill than he or she possesses;…

Jory Loves Ben and Jerry's

Jory Micah – Education (1)

Charlatan: Noun – a person who pretends or claims to have more knowledge or skill than he or she possesses; quack.…

My Heart Transplant

Most people don’t know this about me, but I was born with a hereditary heart defect that I wasn’t aware…

Calvinist – The Trailer

My good friend Les Lanphere (Co-host of the Reformed Pubcast, founder of the Reformed Pub Facebook group) has been diligently…

The 3rd Commandment and Images of Christ

In the Reformed tradition, both English/Puritan[1] and Continental[2], the second commandment is understood as prohibiting all images of Christ regardless…

Dear Elias Sutton

This post was originally published about a year ago. On the anniversary of little Elias’s death, take some time to…

Reflections on Erasures

As I noted in my article regarding Tullian’s Current Membership Status, I will be offering some reflections. Many would look…

A Response to a Call to Repentance

On Monday, several pastors and other prominent figures— who have been involved in events surrounding Tullian Tchividjian— issued a call…

A Call to Repentance

The following letter was posted to the websites of Pastor Kevin Labby, Pastor Chris Rosebrough, Paul David Tripp, and Elyse Fitzpatrick. Let…

Tullian, Revelations, and Disgust

Recently, the Christian Post remarked on Tullian’s new marriage and return to preaching. The article, titled Tullian Tchividjian Emerges From…

Follow Up on JD Hall

I have had many people ask me if I plan on responding to JD Hall’s coverage of my recent post.…

A Short Word of Encouragement

Recently, I have been thinking through a lot of epistemological and existential questions. How can we have certainty? How can…

Culture of Death

The last enemy to be destroyed is death. – 1 Corinthians 15:26 I have been fascinated by Halloween and the…

Comment Regarding Tullian

I received the following comment on an unrelated post. The commentator, named Stephen, was so intent on communicating it to…

13th: A Movie Review

What is the 13th documentary? It is a Netflix documentary about the creation and fallout of the 13th Amendment to…

Thoughts on Trump

Ok, in general I don’t post political thoughts on this blog, and in many ways this isn’t a political post.…

Text Criticism and Matthew 27:34

I recently had a discussion in an online group with a Textus Receptus (TR) advocate regarding Matthew 27:34. The nature of…

Dr. Ware and the BFM2000

I have recently written about a disturbing turn of events regarding Dr. Bruce Ware. I had some strong words, and…

Reflections on Freedom

I live in the United States of America. In 1776 the British Colonies declared their independence from the crown and…

A Christian’s Homecoming

This is guest post by Dennis Boyer. Dennis lives in the Upper Valley region of New Hampshire, where he is…

The ERAS/EFS Controversy

For those who are involved in the Christian blogging community, there has been a battle raging in the past week…

Common Grace Insights (3)

I have been asked to engage a brief, four-part series on the subject of Common Grace. This concept, which is present in…

Common Grace Institutions (2)

I have been asked to engage a brief, four-part series on the subject of Common Grace. This concept, which is present in…

I See Mark Driscoll Things

As many of you know, in the past I’ve been critical of Mark Driscoll. This started before he resigned from MHC,…