Reforming the Culture a Temporary Thing

“What is crooked cannot be straightened; what is receding cannot be ordered.” (Ecclesiastes 1:15) When my wife and I first got married, our first house was what people call a “fixer-upper.” It was a home originally built in 1905 and while being structurally sound, it needed a lot of repairs and renovations. And, in many… Read More

Camels, Water, and Revival

“And he caused the camels to kneel outside of the city near the well of water; the time was evening, the time when those come out who are drawing water. And he said, ‘Yahweh, the God of my lord Abraham, please ordain success for me in my presence this day and demonstrate covenant faithfulness to… Read More

John Calvin: Apologist for the Reformation

(This took me a while to transcribe, but what follows is the content of my lecture at the International Calvin 500 Conference, held in Moscow, Russia, this past September)   I would like to begin simply by thanking you for the opportunity to speak this day.  As I stand here and listen to some of… Read More