What Is the Good Life? On Trip Lee’s New Book

This looks like a really helpful book: The Good Life by Trip Lee (Moody, 2012).  Moody has a nice website up at which you download the book’s first chapter.  Also, watch the video above to see Trip’s heart for this topic, which he rapped about in his most recent cd of the same name. This [Read More...]

The Essential Edwards Collection, Half Off (!)

Update: links fixed! Some of you out there may remember the Essential Edwards Collection (Moody, 2010).  Doug Sweeney and I wrote it for Moody Books in order to make Jonathan Edwards and his treasure trove of theology and godly living accessible to a wide audience. Nobody wants to read the blog of the guy who [Read More...]

The Jonathan Edwards Center at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Here’s some cool news: the Jonathan Edwards Center at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School now has an online presence: http://jecteds.org. Visitors to the site will find information about the center, details on upcoming lectures, and a regularly updated blog which includes brief book reviews by Center Director Doug Sweeney.  Those interested in Edwards studies will want [Read More...]

Books on Tap: Morley, Wax, Carson, Cole, Beale, and The Essential Edwards Collection

I’ve received some books recently, and have a minute at present to quickly pass on word about them.  I’m no expert on any of the books or subjects covered below, but I do love books, and it’s fun to try to let others know of possibly edifying works. First, Patrick Morley’s Pastoring Men came out [Read More...]

Announcing the Jonathan Edwards Center at Trinity

The Henry Center, my employer, is very pleased to make the following announcement (jointly made at the HCTU blog). From: HCTU Director Doug Sweeney RE: New Jonathan Edwards Center at TEDS Date: 1/12/2010 In conjunction with the Jonathan Edwards Center of Yale University, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School is pleased to announce the formation of a [Read More...]

The Link 8.8.09: Sweeney’s Edwards, Together for Adoption, Getting Crammed On

1. You may remember this from a little while back, but Doug Sweeney’s excellent Jonathan Edwards and the Ministry of the Word is now out as of a week ago.  Terrific overview of Edwards’s life and thought. 2. Have you checked out the Together for Adoption website?  If not, you really should.  It’s working toward [Read More...]

Sweeney’s “Jonathan Edwards”: Must-Buy

The Director of the Henry Center, Doug Sweeney, a friend and mentor, has authored an important text entitled Jonathan Edwards and the Ministry of the Word (InterVarsity, July 2009). The book covers the life and Word-centered ministry of the colonial pastor-theologian, a subject area in which Sweeney has already produced numerous important works, including Volume [Read More...]

Piper-Carson Media Is Up

This just in: the media for the Piper-Carson event is here.  The Desiring God blog has all the goods, and believe me, they are nice, as the event was shot in high-definition video.  If your computer can handle it, I highly recommend that you watch these talks and the Q&A through the video. Here’s the [Read More...]

Handling Theological Mystery, According to Edwards

In an age when many pastors are thoroughly confused about how to handle mystery, and many theologians offer less-than-satisfactory solutions, Jonathan Edwards offers some of the soundest advice around (though he may not always have taken it himself): “Don’t perplex your mind with the secret decrees of God, and particularly about the eternal decrees of [Read More...]

Walking the Sawdust Trail: The Altar-Call and its Use in American Evangelicalism

“The pastor closes his sermon: “The Holy Spirit bids you come. The congregation, praying, hoping, expectant, bids you come. On the first note of the first stanza, come down one of these stairways, down one of these aisles. May angels attend you. May the Holy Spirit of God encourage you. May the presence of Jesus [Read More...]


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