On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Dustin Benge discuss the contribution the American Puritans made to the American church, what writers can learn from the American Puritans to help them grow as writers, and advice to ministry leaders navigate challenges on social media, along with his book with Nate Pickowicz, The American Puritans (Reformation Hertige, 2020).
What you’ll hear in this episode
- John Eliot and why he’s so important.
- The contribution the American Puritans made to the life of the American church.
- How the American Puritans can help Christians today to navigate challenging times and issues.
- What writers can learn from the American Puritans to help them grow as writers.
- The main differences between the output of the English Puritans and the American Puritans.
- Advice for ministry leaders navigating challenges on social media.
About the Guest
DUSTIN W. BENGE (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is provost of Union School of Theology, Wales, visiting professor of Munster Bible College, Cork, Ireland and a Senior Fellow of The Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies. In addition, Dustin is the author of several books, writes regularly for Reformanda Ministries and Tabletalk, and serves as editor of Expositor magazine. Dustin and his wife Molli live in Porthcawl, Wales.
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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, and is the Host for the Equipping You in Grace Podcast. 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.