Issue ArchiveRead select articles from the archive (currently back to 2007).
This issue of Tabletalk interacts with classical literature, exploring various biblical themes littered throughout great pieces such as Moby Dick and The Lord of the Rings. From Victor Hugo’s portrayal of law and grace in Les Mis to the remarkable choice of Faust in Christopher Marlowe’s play The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus, we will investigate a variety of biblical themes found in each classic work.
Theological Reflections on Classic LiteratureAug, 2011
This issue of Tabletalk examines the need for fostering fraternity and real friendship within the community and the church. We will analyze the New Testament’s clear call for men to experience solidarity with men and women to enjoy closeness with women.
Fraternity: The Bonds of BrotherhoodJul, 2011
How should Christians view and observe the Sabbath? This issue of Tabletalk will look at four prominent views of the Sabbath and how it is applied to the Christian: seventh-day sabbatarian, Sunday sabbatarian, Baptist, and Lutheran.
Four Views of the SabbathJun, 2011
Continuing our ongoing series on the history of the church, we will focus on the eleventh century looking at the great schism between the churches in the East and West, the investiture controversy, the crusades, and Anselm of Canterbury.
The 11th Century: Conflict, Crusades, and the New ChristendomMay, 2011
This issue of Tabletalk will look at how a humiliated and exalted Messiah is revealed in the Old Testament, as well as how Jesus of Nazareth fulfilled those expectations.
Christ in the Old TestamentApr, 2011
This issue of Tabletalk will explore the hard questions revolving around God’s law in the lives of Christians today.
Three Uses of the LawMar, 2011
In the vein of C.S. Lewis’ Screwtape Letters, this issue of Tabletalk features twenty letters written from a senior demon to a tempter-in-training on a wide array of topics. This issue aims to give a glimpse into the perverted world of spiritual wickedness in order to better understand the crafty and twisted ways in which it works against the people of God.
Letters from the AbyssFeb, 2011
The Heart of the GospelJan, 2011
The January 2011 issue of Tabletalk strives to give an overview of the New Testament epistles, with an eye on how they encourage and exhort the church
The New Testament EpistlesJan, 2011
This issue of Tabletalk focuses on the mission the church has to the world, specifically in the area of mercy and compassion. We hope to provoke people away from the widespread apathy that has characterized the church in recent years and exhort them to what James calls “pure and undefiled religion.”
Overcoming Apathy: Mercy Ministry in Word and DeedDec, 2010
This issue of Tabletalk looks at the common challenges that students face when leaving home for college. We seek to exhort parents and college students to consider thoughtfully the stakes involved and to be equipped as they prepare and engage in these challenging years.
College and the ChristianNov, 2010
The October 2010 issue of Tabletalk looks at the marks that distinguish followers of Christ from followers of the world and the practices that define who and what a Christian is.
The Marks of a ChristianOct, 2010