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"When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. But he laid his right hand on me, saying, 'Fear not, I am the first and the last, and the living one. I died, and behold I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of Death and Hades” (Rev. 1:17, 18) Today the Alliance, in conjunction with our...
Philip Ryken shares why this year's Philadelphia Conference on Reformed Theology should not be missed! For the first time ever, the PCRT will focus on a single book of the Bible: the apocalypse of John the apostle, also known as Revelation. Perhaps no book in all of Scripture so exalts the...
"What is it about Calvin that so inspires me? This: his disciplined style, his determination never to speculate, his utter submission to Bible words as God's words, his submission to Christ's Lordship, his sense of the holy, his concern to be as practical as possible; the fact that godly living was...
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Alliance Director of Broadcasting Mark Daniels gives an update on the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals. Member prayer and support makes this work possible—thank you! Links AllianceNet.org ReasonfortheSeason.org reformation21.org AllianceNet.org/Friends AllianceNet.org/Donate For more news on the...
This month, the Alliance is pleased to offer a free MP3 download of Discipleship from the Alliance Teaching Series. Curated from years of biblical teaching, Discipleship presents listeners with thirteen encouraging messages on sanctification, the Church, and the Christian life. Download your copy...
The Alliance has a unique opportunity to multiply your financial support this month. On November 18, for 24-hours only, we will once again be participating in the Lancaster Foundation ExtraOrdinary Give. Donations made to the Alliance through our ExtraOrdinary Give web page on that day will receive...
Reformation21 contributor Rob Ventura was recently interviewed on the podcast Calvinist Batman. He was joined by Brian Borgman, his co-author on the book Spiritual Warfare: A Biblical and Balanced Perspective . Listen as they discuss Ephesians 6 and what spiritual warfare really is. The podcast is...
How should Christians act and speak in the midst of this loud and divisive political season? While websites devoted to politics and news give you the latest buzz, polls, and minute-by-minute analysis, you will find Place for Truth slightly different, dare I say refreshingly different. Place for...
When storms come (and they will), where are you anchored? Do you toss to and fro by the waves, or does your anchor hold? Salvation is anchored in grace, rooted in God's favor toward us in his Son, the Lord Christ. reformation21 contributor Jeremy Walker's new book, Anchored in Grace: Fixed Points...
Do you ever feel like life doesn't get any easier? The world is throwing you punches and all you can do is duck and dodge? Do you feel like just living day-to-day is like a climb uphill?
 Your spiritual life should be a battle! The writer of Hebrews tells us to "hold fast to the confession of our...
Alliance members like you advance God's Word across the world through the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals publishing. Decades ago the Cambridge Declaration pointed to the decline of the evangelical church. That decline continues today and, many would argue, has only gotten worse. Secularism and...
Thoughtful Christians like you are standing up and demanding Biblical doctrine in its most clear fashion, straight-forward tone, with no compromise to the world. If you've ever been to the Texas Hill Country Bible Conference , you have received it in all its God glorifying ways! Thank you so much...
The Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals has a long history. Much of its recent history has been on the Internet. The first AllianceNet was built in 1997, reformation21.org in 2005 and PlaceforTruth.org , ChristwardCollective.org , and MortificationofSpin.org just last year. Go now to visit...
Thank you for partnering with the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals . Resourcing the Church would not be possible without Alliance Members help. You see both the need in today's culture centric church and the value of Alliance resources. Your support keeps us sharing the Gospel! As partners in...
Contributor and Pastor Rob Ventura, Grace Community Baptist Church and several area churches will be hosting another year of the Southern New England Reformation Conference in North Providence Rhode Island. This year's topic is The Gospel. I had the chance to speak with Rob and we explored both the...
The Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals is serious about proclaiming Biblical doctrine in order to foster a Reformed awakening in the Church today. We go about that in very deliberate and (usually) very careful ways. We are always serious about how we handle those great truths of scripture! But...
At the outset of the Anglican baptismal liturgy, an eighteenth-century rector would say "Dearly beloved, for as much as all men are conceived and born in sin. . .I beseech you to call upon God." Ask God, he urged, to show the infant mercy, and to make him part of the divine kingdom. Here the...
21st Century Challenges Not Allowing Ourselves to be Defined by Sexuality By Mark Johnston from Place for Truth It may seem more than a little strange to include this issue as one of the major challenges facing the church in the 21st Century, but the sad reality is that it is. The glaring evidence...
Again, my mailbox had another letter from what I am sure is a faithful and committed Christian urging me to not wish you or anyone else a merry Christmas. I can't count the number of copies of this letter from many hands I have received over the years. And I have to admit, it causes me to feel bad...
The Alliance was pleased to partner once again with the Princeton regional Conference on Reformed Theology . Ian Hamilton and Alistair Begg brought the doctrine of Providence to us in a clear and compelling way. You can download or order copies of the audio recordings from Reformed Resources. Cairn...
On November 21st, you can support the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals with the Extraordinary Give program. Any donation made online at ExtraGive will be stretched by up to $250,000 from the Lancaster County Community Foundation and their presenting sponsors. Plus, there are $50,000 in prizes we...
Alliance friend and speaker Fred Zaspel of Books at a Glance interviews Rob Ventura & Brian Borgman, authors of Spiritual Warfare: A Biblical & Balanced Perspective . Pastors Brian Borgman (Grace Community Church in Minden, NV) and Rob Ventura (Grace Community Baptist Church in North...
We're very grateful for the feedback we've already received about Theology on the Go podcast at Place for Truth . And as an update, I'm pleased to report that you can listen and subscribe to the podcast via itunes or just go to iTunes and search for "Theology on the Go." For those of you who haven'...
The Mortification of Spin podcast has been airing for a year and a half, attracting tens of thousands of listeners each week. And while there are some issues and certain episodes that we are asked to avoid, remove, or apologize for - we've not succumbed to any of that. BTW - the one thing we hear...
Thank you! I don't think anyone has ever thanked you for visiting and using the resources of reformation21 and Mortification of Spin. So thank you. Thanks to you, and those you have shared with, continue to drive our mission across North America (United States and Canada). the United Kingdom (I am...
As a follow up to Todd's post on resources on depression , I wanted to share a few items that the Alliance keeps around on the topic. These and more can be found at ReformedResources.org . And as a reminder, if you are a Friend of the Alliance , your shipping is free; if you are part of our...
If you are a pastor or elder in the greater Philadelphia area, you may be interested in the upcoming Cairn Church Leaders' Conference, on Thursday, April 11 from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM . The conference is designed to encourage, support, and connect those ministering in local churches in the region, and...
The Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals delivers sound, biblical teaching to hundreds of thousands of people. The very same teaching you enjoy on reformation21.org. As we enter a New Year - with challenges and opportunities to serve our Lord - I ask that you prayerfully consider sharing the gifts...
This lecture by Carl Trueman is given on the Great Ejection of the Nonconformists of England during the English Reformation. This is a seminary-level account of a nearly-forgotten event that changed the course of modern history. Listen for the stories of two characters, the more radical of whom...
Check out the following video featuring our own Carl Trueman, as well as James White and Phil Johnson, discussing the danger of compromise on Trinitarianism. They also touch on the prosperity gospel, mega-church ministry, Whitney Houston's funeral, and the reasons going bald might actually be a...
If you do not live near Oscoda, Michigan, now's the time to start a Reformation Society! If you do, well, skip this paragraph and see the event below. Maybe you have never even heard of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals' Reformation Societies, but you are looking for like-minded Reformed...
P&R Editorial VP to Retire Marvin Padgett will retire in August as P&R Publishing's Vice President-Editorial after seven years with the organization. The current president of Great Commission Publications' board of trustees, Padgett has worked in the book-related business since 1982, when...