Response to Open Letter

A fellow TE in the PCA has posted a very generous and accurate response to an “open letter” (written by a non-disclosed party) that is circulating in the PCA. Check it out here: https://www.reformation21.org/blog/honest-thoughts-on-the-open-letter

Canon Videos

In doing research for ordination (I’ll be ordained in the PCA, Lord-willing), I’ve come across a few good videos about the development of the biblical canon.  Kruger is a thoughtful, tempered, godly voice in a world of scholarly speculation.      

Book Review: Transforming Homosexuality

Transforming Homosexuality: What the Bible Says about Sexual Orientation and Change by Denny Burk My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a good, short look at a neglected topic in the discussion about homosexuality and Christianity: orientation. The authors have a helpful critique of secular explanations about orientation, and advance a more biblical explanation…

Book Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondō My rating: 3 of 5 stars The natural and insightful side of this book is unfortunately (pun-intended) obscured by the rather Shinto-Buddhist-New-Age elements. But, if you remove the unnecessary elements of the book, it really does have some insightful…

Book Review: The Marrow of Modern Divinity

The Marrow of Modern Divinity by Edward Fisher My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book, besides the Bible itself, may be my favorite book. It is a wonderful explanation of the gospel, the free offer of that gospel, and of the issues of legalism and antinomianism. This edition also contains an explanation of the…

Book Review: In Defense of the Descent

In Defense Of The Descent by Daniel R. Hyde My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a decent and interesting overview of the clause, “He descended into hell.” Whether or not you agree with his conclusion (which I do), this will prove to be a quick and enlightening read on a rather confusing subject.…

Book Review: Philosophy of Revelation

Philosophy of Revelation by Herman Bavinck My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a thoroughly enjoyable read, and surprisingly applicable. While it is aimed at answering many of the demands of modern critical philosophy, it even applies to postmodern critical philosophy. View all my reviews