The Two Kingdoms is a helpful corrective to history of Two Kingdoms theology but fails to commend the doctrine.
What does it mean to be "present"? If we think about if for a moment, our understanding of presence looks very different from that of someone living even two hundred years ago (though not necessarily two thousand), and the term quickly becomes complicated. Defining the term now may be putting the cart before the horse, … Continue reading On Presence
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