• What did the Lord do in your life to help you embrace your calling as a battlefield theologian? Question and Answer

    Mainly it was the influence of my studies in seminary as a young man and looking at what God did in the Reformation of the sixteenth century. The magisterial Reformers were world-class academicians, people like Luther and Calvin and so on. But they understood that if you’re going to have reformation you have to take your case to the people. And that’s what I meant by being a battlefield theologian rather than an ivory tower theologian—that you’ve got to make your case before the people and communicate to the people. John Piper said it somewhat like this: Not only must … View Resource