Notes and Quotes

Notes and Quotes

August 7, 2020

Megan Hill was interviewed over at Mortification of Spin on her new book A Place to Belong: Learning to Love the Local Church (Crossway). Nick Batzig writes about The Self-Concealment and Self-Revelation of the Son of Man. What differentiates Christianity from Islam, Jehovah’s Witnesses and any other world religion?  Many things, but one thing stands out and that is that Christians believe that Jesus is the eternal Son of God; second person of the Trinity.  Andy Banister talks about it…

August 6, 2020

The Truth Is on Your Side: Systematic Theology and Pastoral Ministry, by Andy Wilson. Drs. Lane Tipton and  Jordon Cooper discuss (8/4/20) “Classical Theism and Theistic Mutualism in the Reformed Tradition” here. “Sincerity borrows its value from truth.” – J. Warner Wallace Do you want to know how to pray when you are depressed? David Murray has some thoughts on it in this blog post. The latest edition of E-Origins on online: Volume 2, Issue 1 (2020). Click here for…

August 5, 2020

“Right thinking about God is the foundation for a right relationship with God.” – Greg Koukl Listen to John Lennox on the Threat of A.I. Geoff Gleason addresses the issue of “Why the Church Must Meet. Paul Price writes, Responding to liberal scholarship on Behemoth. L. Michael Morales new book Exodus Old and New: A Biblical Theology of Redemption is due out this month. A new one volume edition of Geerhardus J. Vos’s Reformed Dogmatics is due out in October.…

August 1, 2020

Robert Plummer introduces us to a new Greek Grammar in this video. There are many other free resource that go along with the book at https://www./beginninggreek.com. Make sure you check out this excellent discussion on the Call to Worship and the Benediction with Camden Bucey and Glen Clary. John Cooper of the band Skillet was on James White’s The Dividing Line. Listen in or watch. Does church membership matter? P.J. Tibaya says it does here. Frank Turek discusses The Mike…

July 29, 2020

Two new books, one on the Westminster Confession and one on the Westminster Shorter Catechism is available: Bible Truth Explored: Searching the Scriptures with the Shorter Catechism, by Murdo A.N. Macleod. Here is a sample. And Our Faith: Understanding Scripture with the Westminster Confession, by Matthew Vogan and Catherine Hyde. Here is a sample. Introducing the new Creation Theology Society. What Does God Say to Those Who Struggle with Addiction? Listen to Mark Shaw discuss this topic. Pro-Choicer Thinks Jesus’…

July 28, 2020

Is it wrong to think you are right? Greg Koukl doesn’t think so. Click here to find out why? This statement was posted back in June. It’s a joint statement between Westminster Seminary and Dr. K. Scott Oliphint. Polemics is a strong verbal attack on someone or something.  Should pastors be involved in polemics? This is the question that Jonathan Master and James  Dolezal discuss in the July 27, 2020 A Place for Truth podcast. Here is an interview that…

July 27, 2020

Is sincerity all that God requires? J. Warner Wallace answers the question here. Building a Biblical Vision for Your Child’s Education is a 4 day class that Brett and Erin Kunkle is holding, July 27-30. The class is only through Zoom and is $49. Click here to sign up. Gary DeMar has a new book coming out by September 2020 titled Restoring the Foundation of Civilization: God’s Government or Chaos. You can read the Introduction by Clicking here. Tony Costa…

July 24, 2020

On July 22 Christian Focus hosted Christianity in the Crosshairs on YouTube. James Anderson, Greg Welty, Timothy Paul Jones, Ben Skaug and Bill Edgar as they answer some of the big questions that get thrown at Christianity. Link to the video is located here. Sign up here and take free courses from Jim Cassidy on the Westminster Shorter Catechism, Camden Bucey on Covenant Theology and Lane Tipton on An Introduction to the Theology and Apologetics of Cornelius Van Til. The…

July 23, 2020

A memorial service for Dr. J.I. Packer will be held today. Details are located here. Pastor Bill Shishko was interviewed on Irons Sharpens Iron on the topic of “What to Do When You Are Abused By Your Husband: A Biblical Perspective” You can listen by clicking here A dialogue on apologetic methodologies was held on July 17. The participants were: Dr. James White, Dr. Jonathan McLatchie, Dr. Randal Rauser & Dr. Richard Howe. This dialogue is online here. This post…

December 27, 2018

“If we ourselves recovered a robust doctrine of God’s involvement in daily caring for his world in detail, we would find ourselves in a much better position to dialogue with atheists who rely on that same care.” – Vern Poythress in Redeeming Mathematics: A God-Centered Approach (Crossway, 2015), 27. “Can There Be Good Without God?: A Philosophical Discussion” between Drs. Richard Howe and Michael Ruse from Dec. 13, 2018. Here is a good article on the on the Transgender issues…

December 21, 2018

Pastor Jason Robinson and James White offer competing (and conflicting!) interpretations of Romans 8:28-34. Click here to listen. Spiritual Counterfeits Project Journal, Vol. 42:1 – 42:2, 2018: “Facing Civil War” by Tal Brooke “A.I. – Artificial Intelligence Arrival of a Digital god?” by D.G. Spillman “Creating a Religion of Success” by Mark Harris “Occult Philosophy and Mystical Experience” by Brooks Alexander Pastor Uri Brito recent spoke to Andrew Sandlin on the Legacy of Greg Bahnsen Dr. Lane G. Tipton, Professor…

December 19, 2018

A group of us will be gathering together starting Jan. 5 each 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month to work through Greg Koukl’s book, Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions. We’ll have breakfast at 9am and the book study will begin at 9:30am. This study is open to anyone interested. The church is located at 4883 Southard Lane, Mechanicsville VA 23116. Here are questions that will guide our discussion on the introduction and first chapter.