Historical theology can be done for the church when historical theologians bring out the treasures from the doctrines of history and serve them as the Lord’s Remembrancers.
Historical theology for the church is helpful when it functions as a friend and not a rival to its companion disciplines.
Just as the Sherpa comes alongside his clients and helps organize, direct, assemble, and lead, the theological educator does the same for students.
When you slow-read Edwards, you have time to see the masterpiece take shape–the poetry and the brilliance that is there but seen only after a long gaze.
A few suggestions to help those thinking about a call to vocational gospel ministry, and especially those doing so during the uncertain days of a worldwide pandemic.
The main action of The Lord of the Rings takes place, then, in the mythic space between Christmas, Christ’s birth, and the crucifixion, Christ’s death.
For evangelicals, the enduring relevance of Patrick of Ireland lies in a sacrificial heart motivated by the Great Commission and burdened for the lost.
Though freed from the penalty of sin by the blood of Christ, my struggle with and the remaining presence of even “canceled sin” was bigger and deeper than I knew.
May a new generation continue to follow Packer to make new discoveries like his of their own.
The special value of General Revelation is that it calls the believer simultaneously to praise God and proclaim God.