Lemuel Haynes: The Most Important American Figure That You’ve Never Heard Of
He was a great minister of grace, worthy of great emulation.
In many ways, Haynes could be considered a kind of American Spurgeon—a faithful preacher and pastor, beloved for decades by his church and his family, and concerned to see the implications of the gospel fleshed out in homes and in society. An Unquestionable Legacy Lemuel Haynes is perhaps the single most important American figure... Continue Reading
Francis Turretin and His Love for Biblical Truth
"The most precise theologian in the Calvinistic tradition.”
Much of Turretin’s work was aimed at protecting the church from what he considered the greatest doctrinal threats—Roman Catholicism, Arminianism, and Amyrauldianism—and encouraging Christians to stay faithful to Scriptures. Francis, the third of the seven children of Benedetto and Louise Turretin, was born on October 17, 1623 and named after his paternal grandfather. Recognizing... Continue Reading
PCA Minister, Richard P. Kaufmann, Called Home to Glory
On February 18, 2023, Reverend Dr. Richard P. Kaufmann aka Poppie went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Called then into his Heavenly Father’s business, he began preparing to lead and disciple in ministry. Dick and Liz attended Westminster Seminary in Philadelphia and finished their degrees at Westminster Seminary in Escondido, California where they moved along with their three children to establish and pastor New Life Presbyterian church. On February 18, 2023,... Continue Reading
William Borden, “The Millionaire Missionary”
Borden’s tremendous wealth did not deflect him in the least from his whole-hearted consecration to Jesus.
Borden did more than financially support the National Bible Institute and serve on its Board of Directors. He played an active role in the NBI’s summer street preaching meetings that reached thousands. During his senior year at Princeton he taught a weeknight course on the Epistle to the Galatians in the NBI’s School for Christian... Continue Reading
Christian Teacher Fired for Refusing to Hide “Gender Transitions” from Parents
Students who opposed her views on gender ideology launched a coordinated campaign and began monitoring her online statements.
Not only do public school administrators demand that educators keep key, life-changing information about children from their parents—they’ll fire teachers who refuse to lie. (LifeSiteNews—Over the past several months, we’ve published several stories in this space on the common public-school practice of hiding information about children going through gender transition from parents. This practice... Continue Reading
Machen vs. Women – A War He Never Fought
Ordained female deacons in the Northern church resulted largely from the receiving into the PCUSA in 1905-1906 of the greater part of the old born-in-revival Cumberland Presbyterian Church, which already had female deacons.
Whether the ordination of women to the offices of deacon, then ruling elder was inevitable and just a symptom of the slide or whether it actually made the slope all the more slippery…well, that’s a subject of debate. Women pastors in the PCUSA did not gain approval until 1956, two decades after Machen’s untimely death.... Continue Reading
A Tribute to Raquel Welch’s Life and Testimony
She was a wonderful lady and a fine Christian.
She fully embraced the Reformed and Presbyterian faith as described in the Westminster standards. She would never burden others that they must because she did – but that she did isn’t really a question. She was of the old, rugged faith. She never felt the need to pressure anyone in regard to matters of faith... Continue Reading
I Didn’t Marry The Woman Of My Dreams
My dream isn’t inerrant, inspired, infallible, and authoritative—the Bible is.
This is what charismatic Christians fail to consider: every revelation from God is just as authoritative as the Bible. Every prophecy and every vision or supernatural dream from God is just as inerrant, inspired, infallible, and authoritative as the Bible. All revelation from God is equally authoritative, and God cannot contradict himself. Therefore every revelation from... Continue Reading
Pieces of a Puzzle
A testimony of God’s drawing grace.
One guy, who played football for Miami High, was a bad guy. Well, one day, Jack the bad guy, walked up the main entrance to West End Park with a Bible in his hand. We couldn’t figure out what Jack was doing with a Bible much less bringing it to the park. We quickly found... Continue Reading
Machen’s doctrine of salvation—that is, the deliverance from divine wrath into a state of blessedness and favor.
The social gospellers taught that we may and must “save” ourselves “through love.” For Machen, however, such a doctrine was just “semi-Pelagianism.” For the social gospellers, the hope of the world is to “apply the principles of Jesus” to it, as though He were a mere teacher or prophet. For Machen, however, the “redeeming work... Continue Reading
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