Resources by Ian Conrey

Ian Conrey is the Student Pastor at Covenant Community of Ellijay and teaches high school history and biblical/Christian thought courses at North Georgia Christian Academy. He holds a B.S. in Christian Ministries from Point University and has been attending Reformed Theological Seminary in the pursuit of earning a M.A. in Biblical Studies. Ian has been married for ten years; he and his wife have two children.

Oct 25, 2017

Youth Pastor, Preach God’s Word by Ian Conrey

A shallow understanding of the gospel produces a shallow Christian.

Jun 29, 2016

When Sorrows Like Sea Billows Roll by Ian Conrey

One day, we will be with God in his Kingdom, along with the rest of the broken who turned to Christ.

Apr 18, 2019

The Lamentation of a Sinner

Confessions of Henry VIII's Sixth Wife

Though a relatively short work, Queen Katherine Parr's The Lamentation of a Sinner is a deeply personal and overwhelmingly theological confession of her unworthiness for the grace of God.

Oct 21, 2016

The Joy of Seeing Christ in the Old Testament by Ian Conrey

When we see the Old Testament in light of Jesus, we don't destroy its essence, we enrich it. 

Oct 4, 2017

The Christian, the World, and the Authority of Christ in Our Lives by Ian Conrey

Are we embracing sins because we have established ourselves as having supreme authority over all?

Aug 9, 2017

Seeing and Preaching the Gospel of Jesus in Jonah by Ian Conrey

The primary point of Jonah is not about how Jonah should have obeyed, it's about how God continued his redemptive plan despite Jonah's disobedience.

Apr 12, 2017

Provided We Suffer With Him by Ian Conrey

Suffering does and should cause us to ask deeper questions about life and the nature of God.

Dec 21, 2018

On-Screen Sexual Nudity Should Make Us Weep by Ian Conrey

Art is a gift from God, and God hates sin. To mingle sin with this gift, or to even approve of it, is a mockery to God’s demand for our pursuit and love for holiness.

May 11, 2017

Hugh Latimer and the Heart of Reformation by Ian Conrey

As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we should be reminded that the Gospel is not something we merely study or talk about.

Mar 25, 2016

Good Shepherds Always Point Their Flocks to the Great Shepherd by Ian Conrey

Odd as it may sound, our aim is not to look primarily toward Christ-like character. Our aim is to look toward Christ.

Jan 24, 2019

Fellow Protestants, Don’t Forget Margaret Clitherow by Ian Conrey

When I look at the history of the Church, I am reminded that God often works wonders through deeply broken people, and through some of the darkest atrocities imaginable. My faith is not in Christians, but in Christ — a holy, good, and just God.​

Jun 28, 2017

Complete Not in Ourselves, But in Christ by Ian Conrey

God allows us to continue to struggle with our sins so that we are complete not in ourselves, but in Christ.

Sep 23, 2016

A Lesson from Martin Luther to Modern Day Reformers by Ian Conrey

For those of us who see this need, it is wise to pause and make sure we aren't doing the right thing in the wrong way.