Richard Phillips
I recently attended a Christian meeting where candidates for ministry were introduced. The introduction involved their testimony as Christians and their sense of calling to the ministry. It was so encouraging to hear them all say that "the gospel" had gripped their lives. They were...Continue reading.
David Wells
In my God in the Whirlwind, I have developed what is the answer to our ailment. The indulgent God has done nothing good for the Church. It is time to return to the biblical God. But this is meaningless unless we start where Scripture starts. That is, we must start with the God who is objective...Continue reading.
David Wells
What the gospel does is to bring men and women who "did not know God" (I Cor. 1:21) into a saving knowledge in which they can declare that now they "have come to know God" (Gal. 4:9). They "know him who is from the beginning" (I. Jn. 2:13). The whole purpose of...Continue reading.
Michael Haykin
It has often been maintained that the sixteenth-century Reformers had a poorly developed missiology, that missions was an area to which they gave little thought. It is considered axiomatic that the Reformers had no concern for overseas missions to non-Christians and that they evidence no...Continue reading.
Richard Phillips
I have been honored to be asked to write a column for the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals' new biblical-theology website, A Place for Truth. In this space I will present articles and shorter posts that seek to bring God's Word to bear on issues pertaining to Christian ministry. ...Continue reading.
Gene Veith
The Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, as founded by James M. Boice, was the successor organization to the International Council on Biblical Inerrancy. The so-called "Battle for the Bible" was followed by the "Battle for the Gospel."...Continue reading.
Richard Phillips
In 1996, leaders from Reformed and Evangelical churches in America gathered in Cambridge, Massachusetts to issue a call to reformation. They published The Cambridge Declaration, expressing concern that "churches today are increasingly dominated by the spirit of this age than by the Spirit of...Continue reading.
David Wells
Today, we are living in the midst of one of the great transformations in Christian faith. What is changing is not, of course, its truth. What is changing is where this faith is living. For much of the last thousand years, it has found a home in Europe. Today, this is no longer the case.Continue reading.
Chad Van Dixhoorn
Confessions are doctrinal summaries of the Bible's teaching. They are written by the Church for the Church and the world. They are written for the world because churches with creeds and confessions are trying to be honest about themselves...Continue reading.
Bill Smith
"What must I do to be saved?" "How may we enter into, remain in, and at last come to the fullness of salvation?" That is the subject addressed in Question 85 of the Shorter Catechism: What does God require of us, that we may escape his wrath and curse, due to us for sin? The...Continue reading.