Posts from August 2020

Posts from August 2020

August 31, 2020

William lane Craig speaks about his recent dialogue with Cosmic Skeptic in part 1 and part 2. Greg Morse recently wrote, A Plea for Spiritual Fathers (Aug. 23). (video) Science without God is simply wrong, with Calvin Beisner (8/17/20) Seven Questions (and One Strategy) to Build Critical Thinking Skills from November 2019, but still applicable in 2020. David Murray encourages us with Freedom for Addicts (8/23/20). David Briones says that “we live in a theological tension.” Check out his blog…

On the Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit (Theology for the People of God), by Gregg Allison, Andreas J. Köstenberger, et. al. (Broadman & Holeman) The Beauty and Glory of the Holy Spirit, ed. Joel Beeke (Reformation Heritage Books). He Who Gives Life: The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit, by Graham A. Cole (Crossway). The Holy Spirit, by Geoffrey Thomas (Reformation Heritage Books). The Holy Spirit (Contours of Christian Theology), by Sinclair Ferguson (InterVarsity Press).

Watchtower Bible and Tract Society/Jehovah’s Witnesses

Profile, by Jason Barker. Various articles from Watchman Fellowship, a Countercult organization. Jehovah’s Witnesses: Their Claims, Doctrinal Changes, and Prophetic Speculation. What Does the Record Show?, by Edmund C. Gruss (Xulon Press). Reasoning from the Scriptures with the Jehovah’s Witnesses, by Ron Rhodes (updated and expanded) (Harvest House). Robert Bowman, Jr. has put together a research bibliography.

On Slavery & the Bible

Does The Bible Endorse Slavery?, with Paul Viggiano. Click here. Does the Bible Endorse Slavery?, with Paul Copan. Click here. Greg Koukl interviews Paul Copan on Slavery in the Bible. Click here. Gregory of Nyssa – A Lone Voice Against Slavery, by Simonetta Carr.

August 24, 2020

(audio) Frank Turek critiques a recent blog entry by Ron Sider on a recent podcast on Does Abortion Trump Everything Else? (8/22/20) InterVarsity Press has published a new edition of James Sire’s The Universe Next Door (6th ed.), Forward by Jim Hoover. Justin Holcomb writes about Arianism: Its Teaching and Rebuttal (8/20/20). The Faculty of Shepherds’ Seminary Africa has produce a statement on Social Justice and the Woke Church. Click here to read. (audio) Doug Wilson recently interviewed Dr. J.…

On the Deity of Christ

Putting Jesus in His Place: The Case for the Deity of Christ, by Robert Bowman, Jr. and J. Ed Komoszewski (Kregel). Is Jesus Truly God?: How the Bible Teaches the Divinity of Christ, by Gregory R. Lanier (Crossway). The Deity of Christ, eds. Christopher W. Morgan, Robert A. Peterson (Crossway). The God Who Became Human: A Biblical Theology of Incarnation, by Graham Cole (InterVarsity Press). Jesus, Divine Messiah: The New Testament Witness, by Robert Reymond (P&R). How God Became Jesus:…

On Pastoral Ministry

Pastoral Theology, The Man of God: His Calling and Godly Life (Vol. 1), by Albert N. Martin (Trinity Pulpit Press). Volume 2: The Man of God: His Preaching and Teaching Labors, is located here. Audio of Al Martin’s Pastoral Theology class is located here. Some Pastors and Teachers: Reflecting a Biblical Vision of What Every Minister Is Called to Be, by Sinclair Ferguson (Banner of Truth). Pastoral Theology: The Pastor in the Various Duties of His Office, by Thomas Murphy…

On Hermeneutics (Interpretation)

Reading the Word of God in the Presence of God: A Handbook for Biblical Interpretation, by Vern Poythress (Crossway). Here is a course on Hermeneutics by Dr. Poythress. Invitation to Biblical Interpretation: Exploring the Hermeneutical Triad of History, Literature, and Theology, by Andreas Kostenberger and Richard d. Patterson (Kregel). Gospel-Centered Hermeneutics: Foundations and Principles of Evangelical Biblical Interpretation, by Graeme Goldsworthy (InterVarsity Press). Christ-Centered Biblical Theology: Hermeneutical Foundations and Principles, by Graeme Goldsworthy (InterVarsity Press). Principles of Biblical Interpretation, by…

On The Elderly

Finishing Our Course with Joy: Guidance from God for Engaging with Our Aging, by J. I. Packer Honoring the Elderly: A Christian’s Duty to Aging Parents, by Brian DeJong. A Happy Old Age, by Ashton Oxenden (Reformation Heritage). Old But Not Out, by James Taylor (Day One). http://Help for the Caregiver: Facing the Challenges with Understanding and Strength, by Mike Emlet (CCEF). (audio) Loving An Elderly Parent, with Andrew Ray, Mike Emlet and Tim Lane. (audio) Ministering to those suffering…

On Mathematics & Economics

(audio) A Christian View of Economics, with Dr. Shawn Ritenour. (audio) Redeeming Mathematics, with Dr. Vern Poythress. Dr. Poythress book is located here.

On Family Worship & Childrens Literature

(video) Getting Started with Family Worship, with John & Amy Sloan. A Neglected Grace: Family Worship in the Christian Home, by Jason Helopoulos (Christian Focus) Exploring the Bible Together: A 52-Week Family Worship Plan, by David Murray (Crossway). Family Worship Bible Guide (Reformation Heritage Books). Here is an interview with Jason. Meeting with Jesus: A Daily Bible Reading Plan for Kids, by David Murray (Crossway). Thoughts on Family Worship, by James Alexander (Soli Deo Gloria). Family Worship, by Don Whitney…

On Cults & World Religions

Christianity and its Competitors: The new faces of old heresy, by James McGoldrick (Christian Focus) Kingdom of the Cults (6th ed.), by Walter Martin (Bethany House) World Religions and Cults: Counterfeits of Christianity (Vol. 1), eds. Bodie Hodge & Roger Patterson (Master Books). World Religions and Cults: Moralistic, Mythical and Mysticism Religions (Vol. 2), eds. Bodie Hodge & Roger Patterson (Master Books). World Religions and Cults: Atheistic and Humanistic Religions (Vol. 3), eds. Bodie Hodge & Roger Patterson (Master Books).…