The [Non-scientific] Focus of the Creation Week (LeFebvre)

 I've been enjoying Michael LeFebvre's book, The Liturgy of Creation.  It's a study of the festivals, feasts, and calendar dates of OT Israel and how those things can help us read and understand the creation week in Genesis 1-3.  I'm not quite finished with it, but so far it has been thought-provoking and insightful. One part… Continue reading The [Non-scientific] Focus of the Creation Week (LeFebvre)

Westminster Seminary California and the Confessions

I've been enjoying this new book which summarizes the history of Westminster Seminary California: A New Old School, edited by W. Robert Godfrey and D. G. Hart.  Since Andrew and I graduated from WSC over five years ago, both of us have a vested interest in this book.  One emphasis of this book is a… Continue reading Westminster Seminary California and the Confessions

Worship and the Emotions

 I appreciate Robert Godfrey's essay called "Worship and the Emotions" in Give Praise to God.  Here are a few parts I underlined in my copy. "We need to be clear about the role of faith not only in justification, but in every aspect of living the Christian life.  The foundation of all Christian living, as well as of… Continue reading Worship and the Emotions

Always Reformed: A Collection of Outstanding Essays

 If you're looking for a book that broadly summarizes the history, theology, and ecclesiology of Reformed churches, you'll want to get Always Reformed, a collection of essays dedicated to Dr. Robert Godfrey, pastor and president of Westminster Seminary California.  This book is a handsome hardcover (around 250 pages) that includes contributions by men like Sinclair Ferguson,… Continue reading Always Reformed: A Collection of Outstanding Essays

Christ and Culture Conference: Friday/Saturday (WSC)

  You're not going to want to miss this: Westminster Seminary (California) is hosting a conference entitled "Christ, Kingdom, and Culture" - discussing these things from a confessional Reformed perspective.  Date: Friday/Saturday - Jan 15/16 at the WSC campus in Escondido, CA.  Go here for more info.  Speakers include Michael Horton, Dennis Johnson, Robert Godfrey, David VanDrunen, and… Continue reading Christ and Culture Conference: Friday/Saturday (WSC)