TOAM – Live Blogging Together on a Mission – The Prelude

Well, it was always going to be done, but I think I am the first to use the abbreviation TOAM - after all, we had T4G for Together for the Gospel, so this is almost as cool.Here I am . . . all packed and ready and just about to leave for the conference. Some Christians are a bit dismissive of conferences and wonder what all the fuss is about. I say a conference is the closest thing to heaven we are likely to experience on earth!The gathering from the nations. Old friends, brothers and sisters … [Read more...]

MLJ Monday – Speaking the Truth in Love, Part 2

This post is part of an attempt to bring Doctor Martyn Lloyd-Jones along for the ride, blogging through the Together for the Gospel statement. So far I have posted from the Doctor's writings on The Introduction and Articles 1 , 2 and 3. I have also posted material from John Piper on articles 1 and 2 and have written myself on the Introduction as well as a combined post on Articles 1 and 2. If you haven't already done so, I would encourage you to read the statement in full - it is available as a … [Read more...]

Piper Friday – Truth and Pragmatism (T4G Article III)

This post is part of an attempt to bring John Piper along for the ride, blogging through the Together for the Gospel statement. I have already posted a quote from him on Building our Lives on the Bible, the subject of the first two articles. Today we will bring you Piper on "Truth and Pragmatism" - the subject of the third article of the T4G statement. I have also posted from Doctor Martyn Lloyd-Jones writings on The Introduction and Articles 1, 2, and 3. I have also posted myself on the … [Read more...]

MLJ Monday – Speaking the Truth in Love (T4G Article III )

This post is part of an attempt to bring Doctor Martyn Lloyd-Jones along for the ride, blogging through the Together for the Gospel statement. So far I have posted from the Doctor's writings on The Introduction and Articles 1 and 2 . I have also posted myself on the Introduction as well as a combined post on Articles I and II. If you haven't already done so, I would encourage you to read the statement in full - it is available as a pdf or Google's HTML version.This post is part of an ongoing … [Read more...]

Links for June 18, 2006

"Driscoll says nonbelievers don't come to the church for the same reason that people don't gravitate to homes that are guarded by a couple of pit bulls..there are ways of guarding a house that are more discreet and that can give the house an inviting air."(tags: jollyblogger missional) Mathew Sims on the Atonement - T4G Article 6(tags: atonement T4GB)"I'd have to give Adrian's Blog a "D-" in salvation preparedness. There I was, in their midst for a whole week, and nobody tried to save me."Daily … [Read more...]

Links for June 17, 2006

Dave Warnock Gets to T4G Article 2Not surprisingly, he finds things with which to disagree . . .(tags: T4GB bible)"The Atonement is truly part of the hope of the Gospel: each of us was lost and condemned in our sins, but God provided a perfect sacrifice for us...He was full of wrath because we stole His glory and ignored His beauty. His wrath had to be appeased.""This is not a case of cosmic child abuse, but love on a grand scale," says Mathew Sims.(tags: atonement)Defending my Father's Wrath - … [Read more...]

Links for June 13, 2006

Fide-O on Expository PreachingDave Carlson is accused of exegetical errors over his posts on the T4G statement. Fide-O seems to be saying that if Dave would allow the text to speak rather than reading into it his own ideas, his opinions might change . . .(tags: preaching T4GB) … [Read more...]

Links for June 10, 2006

"C.S. Lewis once wrote, 'Everyone who believes in God at all believes that He knows what you and I are going to do tomorrow.' But this is precisely what open theists deny."Mathew Sims has reached Article IV of the T4G statement - he's streets ahead of the rest of us!(tags: T4GB neoliberal postmodernism) … [Read more...]

Scripture Cannot Be Broken – T4G Statement

The Authority and Inerrancy of the Bible T4G Statement, Articles I and IIArticle IWe affirm that the sole authority for the Church is the Bible, verbally inspired, inerrant, infallible, and totally sufficient and trustworthy.We deny that the Bible is a mere witness to the divine revelation, or that any portion of Scripture is marked by error or the effects of human sinfulness.Article IIWe affirm that the authority and sufficiency of Scripture extends to the entire Bible, and therefore that the … [Read more...]

Martyn Lloyd-Jones Monday – Is the Bible Totally Trustworthy?

T4G Article II"We affirm that the authority and sufficiency of Scripture extends to the entire Bible, and therefore that the Bible is our final authority for all doctrine and practice.We deny that any portion of the Bible is to be used in an effort to deny the truthfulness or trustworthiness of any other portion. We further deny any effort to identify a canon within the canon or, for example, to set the words of Jesus against the writings of Paul."_____________________________Today I want to … [Read more...]


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