The Shorter Catechism in Modern English

Early on in my pastoral ministry I recognized the need for Christian resources in plain, readable English. As a young man, it never really occurred to me that sometimes it was necessary to avoid complex phrases and archaic language in certain ministry settings. However, after doing some evangelistic work, including a church plant, I realized… Continue reading The Shorter Catechism in Modern English

Knowing God and Scripture Apart From the Church? (Augustine)

  In the first section of the first volume of his Systematic Theology, Douglas Kelly makes a great point about how God is known by his Word in the fellowship of believers, in a covenantal context.  He puts it like this: faith is caused by truth, faith is the only appropriate response to truth, and faith arises… Continue reading Knowing God and Scripture Apart From the Church? (Augustine)