I was recently asked by Christianity Today to write a review of Justo González’s new book, A Brief History of Sunday: From the New Testament to the New Creation. The title of my review is: “Do We Treat Sunday the Way the Earliest Christians Did? Historian Justo González charts how observance of the Lord’s Day…

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Primer, the journal of FIEC, has released a new issue: “A Place to Stand.” In light of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, this issue is devoted to the doctrine of justification. Contributors to this issue of Primer include Paul Gibson, Gregg Allison, David Starling, Steve Timmis, as well as Matthew Barrett, executive editor of…

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In the recent issue of Credo Magazine, “Luther at 500,” four pastors and scholars identified their favorite book by Martin Luther. This week we will be highlighting each. Here is what Anthony Selvaggio had to say… “My favorite book by Martin Luther is his The Bondage of the Will (1525).  Luther was, in general, not…

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In the recent issue of Credo Magazine, “Luther at 500,” four pastors and scholars identified their favorite book by Martin Luther. This week we will be highlighting each. Here is what Daniel Hyde had to say… The Ninety-Five Theses are my favorite Luther “book” because they were the first thing I read by him as…

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In the recent issue of Credo Magazine, “Luther at 500,” four pastors and scholars identified their favorite book by Martin Luther. This week we will be highlighting each. “It is Luther’s great commentary on Galatians, because I read it immediately after my confirmation class (as I was 14-15 years). In fact, twice. Approximately 700 pages…

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This year marks the 500th anniversary of Luther’s 95 theses. Last week I reflected on a recent trip I made to Germany and Switzerland to see the Luther and Calvin sites. I was fairly sympathetic to Luther in particular and to the Reformation in general. One reader, pushing back a bit, wondered if I would…

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At a recent Ligonier Ministries conference, Leonardo De Chirico gave a message called, “Roman Catholicism Today.” Leonardo planted and pastored an Evangelical church in Ferrara (northern Italy) from 1997 to 2009. Since 2009 he has been involved in a church planting project in Rome and is now pastor of the church Breccia di Roma. He…

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What happens to babies when they die? Thomas R. Schreiner, James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation and Professor of Biblical Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, answers this question in the latest from Honest Questions: <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/KaiGy-EJKsE” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

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Today is the last day that The 5 Solas Series (Zondervan), edited by Matthew Barrett, is on sale for 45% off at Westminster Bookstore! The entire series is now available and includes: God’s Word Alone: The Authority of Scripture, by Matthew Barrett Faith Alone: The Doctrine of Justification, by Thomas Schreiner God’s Glory Alone: The…

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