Tempted and Tried: Temptation and the Triumph of Christ

February 16, 2012

Moore, Russell D. Tempted and Tried: Temptation and the Triumph of Christ. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2011. 208 pp. $14.99 [most online Chrisitan books stores have it for less]. This book review by Terry Delaney appears on his website, Christian Book Notes (January 11, 2012). Used by permission. Introduction Dr. Russell Moore is the dean of the School of Theology […]

Josiah’s Reformation

January 19, 2012

This book review by Terry Delaney appears on his website, Christian Book Notes (December 5, 2011). Used by permission.  Sibbes, Richard. Josiah’s Reformation. Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust, 2011. 176 pp. $10.00. Purchase at Westminster Bookstore or Mongerism Books for less. Introduction Josiah’s Reformation is the latest in the Puritan Paperbacks Series published by the Banner of Truth Trust. This […]

Give Them Grace

December 29, 2011

This book review by Terry Delaney appears on his website, Christian Book Notes (December 23, 2011). Used by permission.  Fitzpatrick, Elyse and Jessica Thompson. Give Them Grace: Dazzling Your Kids with the Love of Jesus. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2011, 208 pp. $14.99. Introduction Elyse Fitzpatrick is an excellent writer and editor. I have reviewed two of her previous works, both published […]

Christian Biographies Worth Your Time

August 19, 2011

“Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.” (Heb. 13:7) And as one preacher said, “you can’t imitate what you don’t know.” So when was the last time your read a good Christian biography? Plenty of Christians have an […]

The Cross of Christ

April 21, 2011

by J. C. Ryle(1816-1900) What do you think about the cross of Christ? The question may be one that you consider of little importance: but it deeply concerns the everlasting welfare of your soul. Eighteen hundred years ago there was a man who said that he “gloried” in the cross of Christ. He was one […]

Getting to Know Owen

March 18, 2011

by Ryan Kelly Posted on The Gospel Coalition (www.thegospelcoalition.org), March 2, 2011Copyright © 2011 The Gospel Coalition, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission. In many ways, the great Puritan theologian John Owen (1616-1683) was not unique for his day. This is not simply playing the contrarian. It is important to emphasize that he was […]

Dr. David Martyn Lloyd-Jones

December 17, 2010

Pastor Rich will continue his series on “Some Choruses, a Pep-talk, and an Offering” after Christmas. David Martyn Lloyd-Jones (December 20, 1899 – March 1, 1981) was a Welsh pastor who was for almost 30 years the minister of Westminster Chapel in London and was well known for his expository preaching (sermons can be found […]

7 Wonders Creation Museum

October 6, 2010

On September 18, many from the church enjoyed a trip to the Mount St. Helens 7 Wonders Creation Museum. We were treated to a 45 minute presentation on the events of May 18, 1980, when beautiful Mount St. Helens erupted. This event has provided wonderful support for creation science and the biblical record of the […]

Historical Highlights 1600AD-1700AD

July 17, 2010

1600: Confessional “box” becomes common in Roman churches 1605: Christmas trees are first mentioned (Strasburg) 1607: John Smith founds first English colony at Jamestown, Virginia 1609: Anglican preacher turned Separatist, John Smyth baptizes the first “Baptists,” they were influenced by the Anabaptist movement 1611: Publication of the King James Bible (Authorized Version), prepared by 54 […]

Historical Highlights 1700AD-1800AD

1700: By this time, Latin is used only in academic settings and in Roman Catholic documents and liturgy; Reformed churches use vernacular liturgy 1701: Yale is founded by conservative Congregationalists (Cotton Mather) 1703: John Wesley and Jonathan Edwards are born 1707: Charles Wesley born; Isaac Watts publishes Hymns and Spiritual Songs, included in it are […]