Be Excellent as Christ Is Excellent

Be Grounded in God’s Own Glory and Excellence As Daniel Harrington and James Keenan contend, “From an ethical viewpoint, the end is the quintessential point of departure, since strong ethical systems always start with the end. The goal always defines the agenda being...

The Necessity of the Atonement

We’ve been looking at the atonement in our study of Great Doctrines of the Bible by Martyn Lloyd-Jones. First, we looked at a few theories of the atonement that don’t do justice to the teaching of Scripture. Then, we looked at the biblical teaching of the...

Husband of One Wife and Fighting Sexual Sin

On today’s Warriors of Grace episode, Dave talks about what it means to be a husband of one wife, along with providing strategies to learn to fight sexual sin with Scripture, joy in the Lord, and other practical guidance. What you’ll hear in this episode What it means...

John Knox: The Founder of the Presbyterian Church

When we consider the Reformers, we may picture strong men and women with booming voices that echoed around the gathered crowd. We picture them as fearless, rebuking whoever contradicted the true teachings of Scripture, calling out heresy for what it was. But this...

Christ-Centered Teaching: How His Kingdom Comes

Introduction What is the message we have to preach, but this? “The kingdom of heaven is at hand.” Recently I preached this core Christian message. It was recorded, and subsequently broadcast on several sites that ended up on the Internet. I often receive replies to...

Tim Chester- Truth We Can Touch: How Baptism and Communion Shape Our Lives

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Tim Chester talk about the purpose and nature of baptism and the Lord’s Supper, how Christian’s shared stories give them identity and shape the way they live, along with his new book, Truth We Can Touch: How Baptism and...

Biographies

Herman Bavinck: Pastor, Churchman, Statesman, and Theologian (Ron Gleason)

Theologians of the English-speaking world are aware of household names such as Abraham Kuyper and B.B. Warfield, two of the greatest Calvinist scholars of the last century. Both of these men died within 12 months of each other, yet there is a third man who joined...

Augustine on the Christian Life: Transformed by the Power of God (Gerald Bray)

Every volume in the Theologians on the Christian Life series produced by Crossway continues to help readers make progress in their understanding of church history and the key figures that brought us to where we are. The thing I love about this series is that each...

Andrew Fuller: Holy Faith, Worthy Gospel, World Mission by John Piper

Andrew Fuller: Holy Faith, Worthy Gospel, World Mission is a great primer for further study into the life and ministry of the British pastor Andrew Fuller. Fuller was the pastor of Kettering Particular Baptist Church for 33 years and served as the first secretary of...
The Hiding Place (Young Reader’s Edition)

The Hiding Place (Young Reader’s Edition)

The story of Corrie Ten Boom as related in her classic book The Hiding Place is one of those must-read books. I was excited to receive an updated version of this book that is geared towards the young reader. Having a 13-year-old daughter in our home, I am quite...

Bitesize Biographies: Samuel Rutherford

Bitesize Biographies: Samuel Rutherford

I would venture to say that most believers today have little to no idea who Samuel Rutherford is or his importance, especially within the Scottish Church in the 1600s. Part of the issue with that unfortunate lack of knowledge is the lack of focus on matters of church...

The Trinitarian Devotion of John Owen

The Trinitarian Devotion of John Owen

John Owen is rightly considered one of the preeminent theologians in church history. His influence looms large especially over those who hold to Reformed and historical Protestant evangelical theology. From his books on sanctification, to the Holy Spirit, his...

The Poetic Wonder of Isaac Watts (Long Line of Godly Men Profiles)

The Poetic Wonder of Isaac Watts (Long Line of Godly Men Profiles)

One of my favorite type of Christian literature is biographies. I love reading about the work God did through men and women of God throughout church history. This love was developed in my early teens as I consumed biography after biography and devoured church history....