FTC.co asks Jared C. Wilson, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry at Spurgeon College and Author in Residence at MBTS, "How should we think about the sins of our heroes from church history?"
FTC.co asked Geoff Chang, curator of the Spurgeon Library and assistant of Historical Theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, whether Spurgeon would have adhered to the 9Marks of a healthy church.
I made it through that summer by reading the Psalms and dwelling on faith. It wasn’t my perfection or my knowledge that would please God. It wasn’t my works or my contributions that would earn God’s approval. It was only my faith.
To trace the history of the Nicene Creed, which centers on the relationship of Christ’s deity to God the Father’s, we must go back to the period of the ancient church.
While Bavinck taught me who God is, Warfield was instructive in demonstrating how this God is to be studied.
One of the greatest benefits of learning from Christians in past eras is that it changes you as a person.
Through his work, Carl Henry intended to draw attention to the importance of theological accuracy, faithfulness, and beauty for the Christian life.
The story of William Wilberforce is fairly well-known, but his spirituality and his personal walk with Christ are less known and appreciated.
As men and women who follow Christ, our hope in the 21st century is no different from those in the first or third century. May we stand faithfully in Christ alone.
We ask Thomas Kidd, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Church History at MBTS and Distinguished Professor of History at Baylor University, “Who or what were your primary influences related to evangelicalism and the life of the mind?”