Category: Education

Book and Bible…Open: A Practical Suggestion

The picture above may not make much sense when you first look at it. It’s not about how you should set up your desk, or about the nifty book stand (get one; they’re worth it!) that is propping up a massive tome. It’s about…

15 Minutes a Day Helps Keep Foolishness Away

Here’s a short excerpt from one of John Piper’s sermons (Get Wisdom). It’s amazing what one can accomplish with just 15 minutes of Bible and/or Theology reading each day. Since wisdom is found in the Word of God, we must apply ourselves in study…

The Profitable Use of Theological Terms

It is not uncommon to hear Christians criticize the use of theological terms by saying, “Well, that word isn’t in the Bible. So, why would we use it?” Words like┬ájustification, common grace, limited atonement, glorification, aseity, omniscience, hypostatic union do not occur in the…

Timothy George on Theological Education

…we evangelicals have not always been at our best. We have often been contrarians and reactionaries. We have found it difficult to hold intellectual rigor and spiritual nurture in equipoise. Cotton Mather once reported that when his famous grandfather, John Cotton, was a student…

The Need for Reform in Theological Education

Dr. John Frame, Professor of Systematic Theology and Philosophy at Reformed Theological Seminary, in his book Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Christian Belief, addresses one of the major problems regarding the way that theology is taught in the academic world. He argues that the…