Today’s $5 Friday sale at Ligonier has a whole bunch of great resources on sale, including:
- The Mystery of the Trinity teaching series by R.C. Sproul (audio & video download)
- Willing to Believe teaching series by R.C. Sproul (audio & video download)
- Reformation Profiles teaching series by Stephen Nichols (DVD)
- The Psychology of Atheism teaching series by R.C. Sproul (CD)
- Defending Your Faith by R.C. Sproul (ePub)
Alex Malarkey, the book’s co-author, says “I didn’t die,” and “the Bible is sufficient.” Good on him for doing it, too.
Mark Dever rightly describes Expositional Preaching as “preaching that takes for the point of a sermon the point of a particular passage of Scripture.” However, I have heard many sermons that intend to be expositional, yet fall somewhat short. Below are seven pitfalls that one might try to avoid. Each of these pitfalls either doesn’t correctly make the message of the passage the message of the sermon, or doesn’t make it a message to that congregation at all.
Justin Taylor shares a great excerpt from John Frame’s The Doctrine of the Knowledge of God.
How can you weave theological teaching into their daily lives, without necessarily setting them down for an in-depth family sermon (though there is nothing inherently wrong with that)? How can you impart good theology into the lives of your children, without possessing a theological degree (though hopefully there is nothing inherently wrong with that)?
You don’t need to feel like you’re trying out the latest parenting fad or complicated system. If you are like me, you’ll try it for a month or two and then give up because it didn’t feel natural.
Instead, here are five simple ways to teach your kids theology virtually every day.
Check out this new podcast by my friend Dan Darling. The first episode is good stuff, and features interviews with Karen Swallow Prior and Matt Chandler.
Reformed Christians are famous (some would say “infamous”) for our emphasis upon theology; especially biblical theology, systematic theology, historical theology, and exegetical theology.
Just look at our creaking bookshelves and impressive libraries!
Critics, though, often ask, “Where’s your practical theology?”
And they sometimes have a point. At times we do struggle to translate the knowledge our heads are bursting with into our vocations, our families, our evangelism, our ethics, and other areas of the Christian life.