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  • Overview of the Seventeenth Century by Nicholas Needham

    The seventeenth century was one of the most intense, vivid, and impactful centuries in Christian history. It was as if all the issues raised by the sixteenth-century Reformation were poured out into the seventeenth century and shaken violently, and the …Read More

  • Praying Together by Megan Hill

    Recently, my husband and I visited the library archives at Williams College in Williamstown, Mass. On our arrival, a cheerful librarian asked us if we were there to see the Jane Austen first edition or the Shakespeare folios. Neither, actually. …Read More

  • Protestant Creeds and Confessions by Ryan Reeves

    The Reformation was a struggle over the essentials of the faith. First with Luther, and then with other Protestant traditions, the Reformers set biblical faith over against that of Roman Catholic teachings and the papal magisterium. Pointing to the Bible …Read More

  • Reformed Piety and Practice by R. Scott Clark

    When Martin Luther (1483–1546) entered the Augustinian convent at Erfurt in 1505, it was a considered decision and the fulfillment of a vow he had made when he cried, “St. Anne, help me! I will become a monk.” So he …Read More

  • The Revolution Demands Unconditional Surrender by Albert Mohler

    Now that the moral revolutionaries are solidly in control, what is to be demanded of Christians who, on the basis of Christian conviction, cannot join the revolution? The demands have now been presented, and they represent unconditional surrender. In a …Read More

  • The Advance of Secularism by Albert Mohler

    The West’s new cultural and moral environment did not emerge from a vacuum. Massive intellectual changes have shaped and reshaped Western culture since the dawn of the Enlightenment. At the heart of this great intellectual shift is secularization. Secular, in …Read More

  • Living under Authority by R.C. Sproul

    As I read the scriptures, particularly the New Testament, there is a theme that recurs again and again regarding the Christian’s willingness to be in submission to various types of authority. Given the rebellious spirit of our age, that frightens …Read More

  • Ministering in the Vatican’s Front Yard: An Interview with Leonardo De Chirico by Leonardo De Chirico

    TT: What led you to plant a church in Rome?
    LD: A combination of factors: a growing sense of calling that my wife and I were experiencing, the encouragement of the association of Reformed Baptist churches we belong to, …Read More

  • Ministry for the Long Haul by Michael Osborne

    The cry of the prophet Elijah in 1 Kings 19:4 is familiar to many people in ministry: I’ve had enough, Lord. Why was Elijah so distraught? Hadn’t he just witnessed astonishing displays of God’s power at Mount Carmel (1 Kings …Read More

  • Opportunity amid Secularism by Collin Hansen

    Could the rise of the nones—those who claim no religion when asked by pollsters—actually be good for some churches? That’s the attitude of many mainline churches whose ranks have been hardest hit by defections. And they might even have a …Read More

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