Category Archives: Covenant Theology

The Grass Is Not Always Greener (But It Is Still Pretty Nice)

The Presbyterian Church in America, of which the church my family attends and serves is a part, is an interesting denomination. Confessionally and historically its roots are in the old Southern Presbyterian tradition, which in turn derives from English and … Continue reading

Posted in Calvinism, Confessionalism, Covenant Theology, Doctrine, Practical Christianity, Predestination, Presbyterianism, Salvation, Theology

Why I am a Presbyterian, Part Two

Several weeks ago I posted my first article on the topic “Why I am a Presbyterian;” today’s post is a continuation and conclusion of those thoughts. Before beginning there I provided a few caveats, which will apply to this piece, … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Calvinism, Confessionalism, Covenant Theology, Doctrine, Doctrine of Vocation, Evangelism, Practical Christianity, The Future, Theology, Worship

Why I am a Presbyterian, Part One

Several months ago, in one of the earliest posts on this blog, I wrote a short piece on why I believe the “Calvinistic” understanding of salvation is the understanding that is most true to the Scripture’s teaching on that matter. … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Calvinism, Confessionalism, Covenant Theology, Doctrine, Practical Christianity, Predestination, Presbyterianism, Providence, Redemption, Salvation, Theology, Worship

Remembering, with Thankfulness, Providence Reformed Bible Church

This January marks the second anniversary of a major change for Jennifer and me. Having attended Baptist churches for the entirety of our married lives (and, for me, my entire life), and after weeks and months of prayer and deliberation, we … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Calvinism, Confessionalism, Covenant Theology, Doctrine, Theology, Worship

Thoughts for My Son’s Birthday

This week’s post originally appeared as a Facebook “Note” on November 23, 2011. It has been edited and slightly expanded for use here. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, Covenant Theology, Parenting, Theology