NOW IN PRINT: “The Grand Old Doc, Articles on the Thought of Gordon H. Clark”

My new book, The Grand Old Doc, Articles on the Thought of Gordon H. Clark has been printed and I’ve received the first box of 40 of them from the publisher, the Trinity Foundation. They will be available there, trinityfoundation.org, sometime after Thanksgiving. UPDATE: NOW AVAILABLE HERE    I’m very thankful for all who assisted […]

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1770s Presbyterianism in Wantage, New Jersey

I’ve been continuing research on what I call “Meeker’s Meeting House,” an overlooked late 18th Presbyterian church in Wantage, New Jersey near the New York border. Recently in this research I found church records (minutes of the Presbytery of New York, and the Presbyterian Church General Assembly) noting preachers being sent to “Wantage” for supply

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Review of The Old Faith in a New Nation

The Old Faith a New Nation: American Protestants and the Christian Past, by Paul J. Gutacker, Oxford University Press, 2023, 247 pp. Paul Gutacker writes against the stereotype (from Phillip Schaff, etc.) of American Protestants as ignorant or uninterested in history. His thesis is that American Protestants – though usually dedicated to the tenant of

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The Quiet Minister

I recently gave a sermon on the virtue of gentleness. And this provided an opportunity to bring up an idea that has been developing in my mind for some time. I call it “The Quiet Minister.” This idea of “The Quiet Minister” came to my mind as the opposite of the brash young ministers and

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Review of “Your Father’s L’Abri” by Gregory Edward Reynolds

Your Father’s L’Abri, Reflections on the Ministry of Francis Schaeffer, by Gregory Edward Reynolds, Manchester, NH: Monadnock Press, 2023, 105 pp. There is some challenge in reviewing a book that is largely a review of other books. (All but the first chapter of Your Father’s L’Abri is the author’s reviews of other volumes on Francis

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