Is suicide unforgivable? Thomas Schreiner is James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation and Professor of Biblical Theology (1997), and Associate Dean of the School of Theology  at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Schreiner, a Pauline scholar, is the author or editor of several books including, Romans, in the Baker Exegetical Commentary Series on…

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If you are planning on attending the Shepherds’ Conference next week there will be some exciting books for sale at some very good prices. Zondervan will be selling Matthew Barrett’s God’s Word Alone: The Authority of Scripture at 50% off, as well as Heath Lambert’s A Theology of Biblical Counseling and Tim Challies’ Visual Theology.

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In the recent issue of Credo Magazine, “Sola Scriptura,” Justin Holcomb has written an article called, “No Creed but the Bible?” Justin is the author of several books, including Know the Heretics and Know the Creeds and Councils. Justin is an Episcopal priest (serving as the Canon for Vocations in the Diocese of Central Florida)…

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The Reformed Confessions of the 16th and 17th Centuries, a 4 volume set edited by James Dennison, is now available for nearly 50% off at Westminster Bookstore. Publisher’s Description James T. Dennison’s Reformed Confessions project compiles numerous English translations of Reformed confessions of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. For many of these texts, this is…

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Today we would like to highlight a message by Michael Horton called, “Ascension and Ecclesia: Promise-driven ministry in a purpose-driven age.” Horton is J. Gresham Machen Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics at Westminster Seminary California. Dr. Horton has taught apologetics and theology at Westminster Seminary California since 1998. In addition to his work at…

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Recently, God gave me grace to preach my 500th sermon as the pastor of my church.  In light of this, I thought I might briefly point you to seven books on preaching I heartily recommend.  Listed in order of ascending commendation, here’s the countdown along with a brief word about each: Expositional Preaching: How We…

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Recently I was cleaning out an old box full of articles when I stumbled across a dated cassette and workbook packet that was designed for church groups. The cassette tapes (published by Gospel Films) were recordings of Francis Schaeffer’s teaching series, “How Shall I Then Live? The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture.”…

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Can I trust the Bible? Robert Plummer is Professor of New Testament Interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Plummer is a biblical scholar with a missionary heart. He has served in missionary assignments of varying length in China, Israel, Trinidad, Ghana, Malaysia, and Turkey. Plummer has written 40 Questions About Interpreting the Bible(Kregel, 2010).…

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When is it ok to leave a church? Thomas Schreiner answers that hard question in this new video interview. Schreiner is the James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation and Professor of Biblical Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Schreiner joined the Southern faculty in 1997 after serving 11 years on the faculty…

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Books at a Glance has published a book summary of Thomas Schreiner’s Faith Alone: The Doctrine of Justification by Faith, which is part of The 5 Solas Series. Here is the start of the review: No theological synthesis or formulary from the Reformation stands out quite as memorably as the “Five Solas,” and of these…

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In the new issue of Credo Magazine, “Sola Scriptura,” Chris Castaldo has written an article called, “Biblical Authority and the Conviction to Preach.” Chris Castaldo (BA, Moody Bible Institute; MDiv, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; PhD, London School of Theology) was raised on Long Island, New York. For the last sixteen years, he has served in the Chicagoland…

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