Un-forgetting the Forgotten: The Legacy of Jan Huss

Just read an interesting story on the legacy of Jan Huss, the great proto-Reformer of the present-day Czech Republic. If you’ve never heard of Huss or haven’t thought much about him, this Baptist Press piece is well worth your time. Here’s a bit: He became a priest not for noble or spiritual reasons but simply [Read More...]

Rap You Must Listen To: “Through Hymn” on Church History

[bandcamp album=3968476305  bgcol=FFFFFF linkcol=4285BB size=venti] Steve Forst, one of my students at Boyce College, just clued me in to a rapper I had never heard of: Through Hymn.  He specializes in hip-hop on church history.  You never know what to expect with under-the-radar rappers.  It took me one listen, though, to know that Through Hymn [Read More...]

Credo Magazine Interviews Bruce Ware on the New Perspective

This from Credo magazine: Last fall I (Matthew Barrett) had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Bruce Ware, Professor of Christian Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, to talk about evangelicalism–past, present, and future. Ware is a former president of the Evangelical Theological Society and he provides much insight on the current state of evangelicalism. In [Read More...]

How Coffee Caused the Enlightenment

I am taking a break from my new role as Jeremy Lin’s unpaid PR assistant (can you believe last night’s victory?!) to blog on two topics I enjoy: the Enlightenment and coffee.  That’s right.  Steven Berlin Johnson, a popular scientist and author of The Invention of Air (Riverhead, 2008), suggested a few years back that [Read More...]

First Issue of Credo Magazine: John Frame, Bruce Ware, Tim Challies on Scripture

A few months back I made mention of a new magazine, Credo, which is reformed, credobaptistic, and focused on theology and history.  The first issue was published yesterday and it is a humdinger. Click here to go to the main page of the magazine.  Credo is an online production, and you can read it either [Read More...]

Kevin DeYoung Speaks Wisely About Celebrity Pastors

Kevin DeYoung has just posted a manifestly helpful piece on the hot-potato topic of “celebrity pastors.”  I commend it to you; it’s full of wisdom and good theological thinking. Here’s a snatch: Give glory to God for his gifts wherever you find them.This entails three things: 1) We must always remember—and not just give lip [Read More...]


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