Worth a Look: Greenway to lead SWBTS; Should Women Preach Sermons?; Complementarian Foundations; Lamenting Jonathan Edwards

Here are a few articles we believe are worth a look. Dr. Adam Greenway is the new president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Importantly, Greenway will take Dr. Randy Stinson from Southern Seminary with him. Stinson will serve as the new provost of SWBTS. Finally, included in the team (though a bit unknown) is Colby…

Pastor, Let’s Think This Year: John Calvin as Model of Thoughtfulness

By all accounts, John Calvin, the great Genevan reformer and systematician of the Reformation age, was an educated man. His early educational endeavors help set a trajectory toward a rigorous pattern of intellectual engagement that will mark his ministry. If pastors would cultivate a robust life of the mind (and they should), then paying attention…

The Expository Genius of John Calvin: Some Notes from Steve Lawson’s Book on Calvin’s Preaching

John Calvin is a heavyweight in the history of Christian thought. When thinking about any particular point of theology, theologians of all stripes are wise to wrestle with his ideas. Love him or hate him, his influence is unquestionably felt across the world. Karl Barth, an intellectual giant in his own right, says, Calvin is…

Thomas Jefferson and a Dead Jesus

Did you know Thomas Jefferson, one of America’s founding fathers, was a deist? One of the things he believed as a deist is that Jesus was not God. Furthermore, Jefferson did not believe Jesus rose from the grave. Rejecting anything he deemed irrational, Jefferson heavily edited the Bible and produced his own version. His version…