Today we would like to highlight two free resources that are just “must haves” for every Christian. First, J. I. Packer’s famous book, Knowing God, has been made available as an audio, free to download during the month of January. Second, biblicaltraining.org has now made available the audios to Timothy’s George’s lectures on Reformation Theology.…

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By Matthew Barrett – I have a beautiful three years old daughter. I cannot imagine life without her. She is a precious girl who has been made in the image of God. However, when I am reminded that millions and millions of girls just like her have been aborted in the womb, it is almost…

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This January’s issue of Credo Magazine, “In Christ Alone,” argues for the exclusivity of the gospel, especially in light of the movement known as inclusivism. This issue seeks to answer questions like: Can those who have never heard the gospel of Christ be saved? Will everyone be saved in the end or will some spend…

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By Matthew Barrett – Luke Stamps wrote a helpful post earlier this week called “Who Reads Must Choose: Developing a Personal Canon of Theologians.” In that post he highlighted the importance of reading the most important theologians in church history and developing a “personal canon” to follow throughout the year. Today I would like to…

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Today we would like to highlight two recent lectures by Michael A.G. Haykin. The first is Haykin’s Reformation Day Lecture (MP3) at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (January 20, 2011 Chapel Service). The second is Haykin’s message “The Word Did Everything” (MP3), given November 9, 2008 (presented at a Reformation Festival Service). Michael A. G. Haykin…

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One of the things that we believe sets Credo Magazine apart is not only its evangelical and reformation emphasis but its baptistic perspective. Therefore, from time to time we seek to write on theological matters and publish reviews from a Baptist perspective. We also try to take a look at the past, particularly with reference…

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By Fred G. Zaspel –    Most boys of my generation did it. It was frowned upon then too, even if not as much as today. But, I confess, we did it. Anymore, dogs are confined to the yard. But when we were young the dogs ran the neighborhoods of suburban Peoria, IL. We knew…

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This past Monday marked Martin Luther King Jr. day and America was reminded once more of its long history of racial tension and racial reconciliation. One new book that seeks to address racial reconciliation from a gospel-perspective is One New Man: The Cross and Racial Reconciliation in Pauline Theology, by Jarvis Williams. In his review,…

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By Jeff Robinson – What does the theology of John Hick and John Calvin have in common? Much, if some voices within popular evangelicalism are to be believed. Hick, of course, is a well-known inclusivist and Calvin is one of the heroes of the Reformation. Theologically, the two seem to be polar opposites, but it…

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By Trevin Wax – “Jesus is the only way to God.” “One must place faith in Christ in order to be saved.” Most evangelicals affirm both of these statements as representative of biblical teaching. However, a number of evangelical leaders teach that Jesus is the only way to God (affirming statement 1), but that hearing…

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With the release of “In Christ Alone,” the January issue of Credo Magazine, last week there were a host of reviews to read. Here is the list: Read these reviews as well as other articles in the magazine here! Open publication – Free publishing The January issue argues for the exclusivity of the gospel, especially…

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Interview by Matthew Barrett –   I am pleased to have Dr. J. Todd Billings join me to discuss his new book, Union with Christ: Reframing Theology and Ministry for the Church (Baker Academic, 2011).  Dr. J. Todd Billings is Associate Professor of Reformed Theology at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, MI. An ordained minister…

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