In the Reformed Pastor, Richard Baxter argues that ministry is "so much more" than preaching and administering the sacraments.
Amazon.com.au Amazon.com Amazon.ca WTS Books Martin Bucer, a significant reformer from Strasbourg (d. 1551), greatly influenced the Church of England, along with the Reformed and Lutheran traditions. Until recently, his book on pastoral ministry has not been available in English. Peter Beale has done us a great favour translating Concerning the True Care of Souls … Continue reading Review of Concerning the True Care of Souls
WTS Books Amazon.ca Amazon.com Reformers.com.au Emotions are notoriously difficult. Many Christians are unsure of what to do with their own emotions and those of others. Many find themselves at the extremes of either accepting the intuitive authority of their emotions or dismissing any meaningful role for emotions in the Christian life. J. Alasdair Groves and … Continue reading Review of Untangling Emotions
I have serious concerns about the Thomistic revival that seems to be sweeping Evangelicalism in recent years, including many Reformed pastors and scholars (see my reviews of Carter, Barrett, and Dolezal). In The Failure of Natural Theology, Jeffery Johnson addresses one significant issue raised by the theology of Thomas Aquinas. I am thankful to have … Continue reading Review of The Failure of Natural Theology
The Plurality Principle is full of wisdom concerning healthy church leadership, though it occasionally overshoots biblical warrant.