By Matthew Barrett — In the March issue of Credo Magazine, “Make Disciples of All Nations,” we sought to ignite a passion for missions. And what better timing as this year marks the 200th anniversary of Adoniram and Ann Judson setting sail aboard the Caravan with to take the gospel to Burma. In weeks past…

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By Steve Weaver —  William Kiffin (c. 1616-1701) is widely regarded as one of the founding fathers of English Particular Baptists. His remarkable life nearly spanned almost the entirety of the formative seventeenth century and he was the only man to sign both the First London Confession of Faith of 1644 and the Second London…

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By Matthew Claridge– [Satan views the ascent to heaven, John Martin] I finally finished John Milton’s Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained. I’ve started and stopped it several times over the years. Obviously, it’s a difficult read and there’s always more “urgent” reading to be done. Though difficult to plow through in some respects, in other…

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Chandler, Matt and Jared Wilson. The Explicit Gospel. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2012. $17.99. Reviewed by Dave Jenkins The past few years have seen an influx of books from writers thinking through what the gospel is and what it demands. Some of these books significantly advance the conversation on the gospel, while others do not. The…

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By Fred Zaspel– [photo source] In Psalm 90:16-17 Moses prays, “May your deeds be shown to your servants, your splendor to their children. May the favor of the Lord our God rest upon us; establish the work of our hands for us – yes, establish the work of our hands.” Faithfulness in the service of…

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By Matthew Barrett —   One of the most difficult questions biblical interpreters of Genesis face is this: Is the covenant God makes with Abraham in Genesis 15 conditional or unconditional? Good question. But in order to answer such a question we need to take a step back. In Genesis 12 the Lord calls Abram…

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Complementarianism Speakers: Greg Gilbert, John Piper, Ligon Duncan, Russell Moore Preaching Speakers: Al Mohler, C.J. Mahaney, Ligon Duncan, Mark Dever Gay Marriage Speakers: Al Mohler, Mark Dever Contextualization Speakers: Al Mohler, Kevin DeYoung, Mark Dever, Matt Chandler, Thabiti Anyabwile Inerrancy Speakers: Al Mohler, John Piper, Ligon Duncan, Mark Dever, Peter Williams, Simon Gathercole Celebrity Pastors…

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By Timothy Raymond – As I mentioned in my opening post, in this series seminary education has been maligned as a spiritual wasteland for decades.  In recent days, however, the critiques have taken on a new, more sophisticated form.  Many seem to assume that seminary will be inevitably detrimental to a man’s walk with God…

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By Matthew Barrett– If you are a regular Credo blog reader you might remember that a while ago we encouraged our readers to attend the Clarus 2012 conference (a regional conference of TGC) at Desert Springs Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The theme was the Cross Shaped Christian Life and the speakers were D. A.…

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[This review is from the March issue of Credo Magazine, “Make Disciples of All Nations.”] W. Andrew Hoffecker. Charles Hodge: The Pride of Princeton. Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing, 2011. 460 pp. Review by Jeff Straub No figure was more important to 19th century American Presbyterianism than the erudite and venerable Charles Hodge. Yet until recently, the…

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Michael A.G. Haykin, Professor of Church History and Biblical Spirituality at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, recently delivered a series of messages on “Prayer and Revival” at Immanuel Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky., during their first ever Immanuel Network Conference. Links to the talks are included here: Eighteenth-Century English Baptists Sweet Sensibility: Andrew Fuller’s Defense of Religious Affections…

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