Rescued from Obscurity

Some years ago, I was able to obtain a copy of a book I have been seeking for years. Published in 1934 and authored by A.C. Matthews, it is titled Calamy Revised. It is a scholarly updating of [...]

The Benefits of Having a Church Intern

Written in 2010, but just as true today:  The Benefits of Having a Church Intern by Pastor Dave Johnston, Bible Fellowship Church, Greentown, PA We tried to come up with all the downsides to [...]

The Quiet Sin

In 1859, a book titled Sketches and Lessons From Daily Life was published under the pen name ‘Felix Friendly.’ It is an interesting little work, devotional in nature, and thought [...]

Frequently Asked Symbolics Questions: Divorce

The careful reader will notice that 2LCF chapter 25 differs from WCF 24 (remembering that after chapter 20 the numbers differ between the two confessions) in that it does not contain the [...]

How Much Does Your Church Give?

How much does your church give? James M. Renihan The churches of our Association are very generous in their support for Gospel work. Whether it is foreign missions, special projects, or the [...]

Is Your Church a Friendly Church?

Is Your Church a Friendly Church? Submitted by Prof. Renihan A few years ago weather delays forced me to miss a flight connection and thus to spend an unscheduled weekend at a hotel near the [...]

True Godliness at the Door of Old Age

From Benjamin Keach’s allegory The Travels of True Godliness. This is a warning to all! Godliness being rejected both by Riches, Poverty, and Youth, resolved to see whether he might not be [...]

Obscurity in Preaching? Unusual Advice from Richard Baxter

In 2002, a series of essays entitled The Rise of the Laity in Evangelical Protestantism ed. Deryck Lovegrove (London: Routledge, 2002) was published. The lead article, was written by Carl Trueman [...]

Theology and the Theological Seminary

Theology and the Theological Seminary James M. Renihan In Jude’s brief epistle we find two thought provoking statements: “contend for the faith once for all delivered to the saints” (verse 3); [...]

An Early Baptist on Love and the Law

If Christ would have his people love him at all times; If he give no allowance for men to be liars; If he will inhabit in his people, and they in him, at all times, if he will have men taught; If [...]

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