Book Review: Historical Theology for the Church

Does historical theology matter for the church today? Does it serve only as an academic discipline? Or does it contain practical value for Christian living? Sadly, historical theology generally receives little attention in non-liturgical churches (e.g. Baptist churches). Growing up in baptistic churches, I never considered the greater heritage within which my local church existed, …

Continue reading Book Review: Historical Theology for the Church

Book Review: The Confessions

Introduction Apart from the Bible, few books have impacted the church as greatly as The Confessions by Augustine. This book has served the church for over 1600 years as a theological, philosophical, and devotional masterpiece. More than an autobiography, The Confessions shines light into God’s providence during the first thirty-three years of Augustine’s life, as …

Continue reading Book Review: The Confessions

George Whitefield: America’s First Celebrity

Have you ever heard of George Whitefield? Would it surprise you to know that this traveling preacher was more popular than Benjamin Franklin during the middle of the 18thcentury? In fact, you could even call Whitefield the first American celebrity. While many of us today are more familiar with some of Whitefield’s friends, such as …

Continue reading George Whitefield: America’s First Celebrity