The difference between a mixture and a solution is that in the former two elements are mixed together but never joined in a complimentary way that produces a new chemical state. For some, the combination of Calvinism and missions can at best only be a mixed up arrangement. But in their recent book To the…

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Each week we will be highlighting important resources. Check back each Friday to see what we have dug up for you. From this week’s cache: 1. Pastors, Prioritize Prayer: By D.A. Carson– Carson says: “Are we confused about our roles? If we remember what we have been called to and devote ourselves to praying for what…

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The audios and videos from the 2015 Desiring God Pastor’s conference are now available. What Is Sin? The Essence and Root of All Sinning (John Piper)   Make War: The Pastor and His People in the Battle Against Sin (John Piper)   O, That Day, When Freed from Sinning (Sam Storms)   In Adam All…

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Each week we will be highlighting important resources. Check back each Friday to see what we have dug up for you. From this week’s cache: 1. 8 Essential Components for Discerning God’s Will: By David Sills– Sills says: “I know that some people maintain that God doesn’t have a will for our lives beyond our sanctification,…

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The narrative of creation and fall in Genesis, depending on with whom you speak, is beloved or hated, mysterious, absolute or debatable, unquestionable, or a mixture thereof. Unfortunately in the fervor of the issues, especially regarding the historicity of the account, the bridal analogy is often overlooked. My purpose in previous articles (such as Bridefall,…

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Craig Bartholomew and Michael Goheen. Christian Philosophy: A Systematic and Narrative Introduction. Baker Academic, 2013.  Review by Luke Stamps Christians have long debated the proper role of philosophy in the theological task. One tendency, represented by the second century theologian Tertullian, has been to diminish philosophy’s significance because of its allegedly anti-Christian assumptions. Another tendency,…

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Credo Magazine contributor, Thomas Schreiner, has weighed in on an important question posed by TGC: In addition to Scripture and sound doctrine, what should young pastors today be studying? Is that any different from what you would’ve recommended 20 years ago, or even 10 years ago? Here is what Schreiner had to say: I don’t…

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Each week we will be highlighting important resources. Check back each Friday to see what we have dug up for you. From this week’s cache: 1. You Can Say No To Porn: By John Piper– Piper says: “Self-control is a fruit of the Spirit. He creates the miracle. We act the miracle. He creates it by…

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