Welcome to the forty-sixth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Dr. Carl Trueman Luther on the Christian Life: Cross and Freedom (Crossway, 2015).
What you’ll hear in this episode:
- Dr. Trueman’s life, ministry, marriage, and his current ministry projects.
- Why Luther’s thought continues to be so influential today.
- A few lessons Pastors and ministry leaders can learn from Luther’s ministry.
- Four of the greatest theological contributions Luther made to the study of theology.
- The legacy of Martin Luther.
- His upcoming writing projects.
- His advice to Bible college and seminary students looking to get into ministry.
- Why Christians should study church history.
- Recommended resources for learning more about Luther.
About the Author:
Carl R. Trueman (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is the Paul Woolley Professor of Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary and pastor of Cornerstone Presbyterian Church (OPC) in Ambler, Pennsylvania. He was editor of Themelios for nine years, has authored or edited more than a dozen books, and has contributed to multiple publications including the Dictionary of Historical Theology and The Cambridge Companion to Reformation Theology.
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to Sarah Jenkins. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, the Host and Producer of Equipping You in Grace Podcast, and is a contributor to and producer of Contending for the Word. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021) and The Word Matters: Defending Biblical Authority Against the Spirit of the Age (G3 Press, 2022). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.