Global Christianity and Cultural Engagement

It’s exciting to announce that the Henry Center is partnering with the Lausanne movement, begun three decades ago by Billy Graham and John Stott, to publicize both the cause and the 2010 conference. In conjunction with Lausanne 2010, the Center will host a conversation on conversation on global Christianity and cultural engagement on March 17, [Read More...]

New Essay by William Lane Craig: Arguments for God

The Henry Center sponsors a really cool and helpful program called the Christ on Campus Initiative, which produces articles and essays.  The series is designed to provide college students and thinking Christians with apologetic resources necessary to meet the intellectual challenges of the day.  The editorial team for the series is chaired by D. A. [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...]

Free Live Webcast of 9-23-09 Zacharias Lecture on Postmodernism and Mission

My employer, the Henry Center of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Deerfield, IL) is pleased to announce that on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 1pm, it will offer a free live webcast of the Scripture & Ministry lecture by legendary apologist Dr. Ravi Zacharias entitled “Toward an Evangelical Understanding of Postmodernism and Mission.” Tune in here [Read More...]

Ministry Is About Faithfulness, Not Numbers: Gospel Growth 2009

But don’t take my word for it–let the Gospel Growth=People Growth conference to be held October 14-16, 2009 at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Deerfield, IL) convince you.  I highly recommend that you go if you’re in the area–you’ll benefit from talks by Don Carson, Mark Dever, Philip Jensen, and more.  It’s kind of a mini-Gospel Coalition. [Read More...]

Important Event: CBMW Panel on the Trinity

I’ve just heard from CBMW’s John Starke about a discussion at Southern Seminary in a few weeks that continues the Ware/Grudem vs. McCall/Yandell debate begun on the campus of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in October 2008 (here’s the coverage of the event by Christianity Today).  Without taking a position on this matter, I want to [Read More...]

Ravi Zacharias, Stephen Williams, Josh Moody: Henry Center 2009-10

The Carl F. H. Henry Center for Theological Understanding at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Deerfield, IL) has a powerhouse lineup of speakers and events in 2009-10.  This is my employer, and I am personally excited about the year to come.  All events are free and open to the public (except for the Gospel Growth conference). [Read More...]

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...]

Upcoming: John Piper and Don Carson on Pastors and Scholars

In just two weeks, on Thursday, April 23, 2009, at Park Community Church in Chicago, IL, the Carl F. H. Henry Center for Theological Understanding of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School will host an evening of free lectures and discussion with Dr. John Piper of Bethlehem Baptist Church and Dr. D. A. Carson of Trinity Evangelical [Read More...]

The Link: January 30, 2009

1. If you are a young or aspiring pastor and/or elder, you need to get pastor Brian Croft’s Visit the Sick: Ministering God’s Grace in Times of Illness (Day One, 2008).  I first heard about this book from my friend Adam Embry, and recently read through it.  It is highly valuable as a practical resource [Read More...]


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