Author Spotlight

St Benedict the Reformer

Posted by Mark Tubbs
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Tagged St Benedict, Paul David Tripp
January 08, 2011 @ 9:48 PM

St BenedictRecently I have been studying the Rule of St Benedict and have been astounded at the Reformed resonances in his writing. The title of this post, of course, is an anachronism since he lived many hundreds of years before the first major church schism, but it's good form to capitalize nouns in the title of a blog entry. "St Benedict the reformer" may be more a propos as he was indeed trying to purify the Christian life along much the same lines as the Puritans.

Challies [and Chester on Mouw] on Bunyan

Posted by Mark Tubbs
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Tagged Pilgrim's Progress
August 02, 2010 @ 8:31 PM

About ten days ago blogger Tim Challies asked on Facebook, "Can I be a true Christian and still admit that I really dislike Pilgrim's Progress?" To date, 55 of his Facebook friends have answered, all in good humour, that he is assuredly a Christian even though Bunyan's classic fails to resonate with him.

Sunday Sermon Prep: Good News, Bad News

Posted by Mark Tubbs
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Tagged Kent Hughes
June 10, 2010 @ 8:51 PM

First, thePreach the Word good news about my sermon preparation on Isaiah 38 this Sunday. Thanks to Paul House, who contributed an excellent chapter on preaching Old Testament narratives in a 2007 festschrift to R. Kent Hughes from Crossway Books, I will avoid the cardinal homiletical sin of attempting to justify the Old Testament as Christian scripture in Sunday's sermon.

Introducing Ben House, His Blog, and His Book

Posted by Mark Tubbs
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Tagged Ben House
April 14, 2010 @ 9:17 PM

Ben House bookI have always known that I am somewhat irrelevant, but I have had this recently confirmed by another self-proclaimed irrelevant individual, teacher and author Ben House. It did help that I am also a teacher like him, and at least a blog author, not to mention our similar Reformed theological convictions. In an age of pragmatism, irrelevancy is not an appreciated quality. But both Ben House and I believe it is that - a quality.

Author Spotlight: Iain Murray

Posted by Tim Challies
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May 23, 2007 @ 8:14 AM

Iain Murray is an author and Editorial Director of The Banner of Truth Trust. A graduate of the University of Durham, he entered pastoral ministry in 1955. He served as an assistant to Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones at Westminster Chapel (1956-59) and subsequently at Grove Chapel, London (1961-69) and St. Giles Presbyterian Church, Sydney, Australia, (1981-84). In 1957 he co-founded The Banner of Truth Trust, the company that has since published all of his books.

Author Spotlight: Steven Lawson

Posted by Tim Challies
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May 16, 2007 @ 8:02 AM

Dr. Steven J. Lawson is the Senior Pastor of Christ Fellowship Baptist Church in Mobile, Alabama. He previously served as a pastor in both Arkansas and Alabama. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University (B.B.A.), Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M.), and Reformed Theological Seminary (D. Min.). Widely regarded as one of this generation's foremost expositors, Dr. Lawson is a powerful speaker and prolific author.

Lawson has authored the following books: