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Three Things I Liked This Week

I liked Brevard Childs’s (1923–2007) reflections on John Calvin’s view of biblical doctrine: I think it is fair to say that there are few elements of Calvin’s biblical exegesis more alien to the heirs of the Enlightenment and the postmodern era than...

Three Things I Liked This Week

I liked Carl Trueman’s article “Why Pro-Abortion Activists Desecrate Churches.” I liked, and have enjoyed reading, Michael Allen Gillespie’s book The Theological Origins of Modernity. According to Gillespie, to understand modernity we must...

Are You Open to God’s Will for Your Life?

One of the books I routinely recommend to people is the collected letters of Jack Miller. Last week reminded me why. In one letter, Jack offers some advice to his daughter and son-in-law, who are seeking to discern whether they should serve as missionaries to Ireland....

Embracing the Gift of Limits

If you’ve been at Crossroads in recent years, you have heard the name Peter Scazzero. His books The Emotionally Healthy Church, The Emotionally Healthy Leader, and Emotionally Healthy Spirituality have helped the elders, Pastor Vinnie, and me think about the kind of...

Three Things I Liked This Week

Since Carl Trueman is one of my favorite writers, it’s no surprise that I like his article over at World Opinions, titled, “The Third Great Awakening?”   2. I liked the following section of Charles Spurgeon’s sermon, “Israel’s...