Carl Henry’s Greatest Failure and Success

Found this in a poignant Christianity Today tribute to Henry written by his old friend Kenneth Kantzer.  Henry’s “greatest failure” according to Kantzer, former dean of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, involved a failed plan for a “great Christian university”: “From his student days, Carl dreamed of a great Christian university modeled after sixteenth-century Wittenberg or [Read More...]

Making Men Moral: Seen and Heard Around the Conference

I want to give you a quick snapshot of the goings-on of this conference, held at Union University in Jackson, TN from February 25-27, 2009.  I don’t merely want to report what’s been said, but to give you a bit of a feel for this event.  That, it seems to me, is a huge part [Read More...]

“The City” and the 9Marks Journal Are Must-Reads

If you have not heard of Houston Baptist University’s new journal called The City, you should have.  I have read a few issues now and find it uncommonly interesting, broad, and, well, fun.  Seriously.  I’m in a PhD program, surrounded by all kinds of journals and books and very sober publications, and it’s not often [Read More...]

The Gospel for the City: Tim Keller’s “Dwell” Remarks in The City

The first print edition of The City, a journal from Houston Baptist University, is out.  Robert Sloan, the former president of Baylor University and a courageous and visionary Christian leader, heads up HBU and shares a few words about the journal.  The first issue is quite promising and will be of interest to pastors, laypeople, [Read More...]


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