Archive for September, 2017

The Adventurous Life of John Knox

September 27, 2017
Many times, we think of church history figures as living rather boring lives. They were academics or authors of big books and they sat in their libraries and studies and they pondered ideas. That may be true for a lot of figures in church history, but it’s not at

Useful for These Times

September 20, 2017
Useful for These Times—it’s the subtitle of a book by Thomas Watson. We’ve talked about Watson before. He was a Puritan, was educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and served for a long time at St. Stephen’s, Walbrook. He was born in 1620 and died in 1686. During his life, King

The Reformation in Spain

September 13, 2017
As you know, this is an incredibly important year—2017. This is the year we celebrate the five-hundredth anniversary of the Reformation. So, we’ll be spending a lot of time with the Reformation, especially as we get into October. Why not, right? So, let’s talk about a place where the

29 Years of Age (Part 2)

September 6, 2017
Robert Murray M’Cheyne lived only twenty-nine years, but those twenty-nine years were filled with all sorts of interesting things. So we’re returning to this young minister from Dundee, Scotland. As we saw before, M’Cheyne wrote a letter to his church in December 1842 regarding his intention to create a Bible