My Review of Peter Enns’ “The Bible Tells Me So” Named One of Year’s Best Resources by @TGC

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Collin Hansen has recently posted his “Editor’s Choice: Best of 2014” list over at The Gospel Coalition, highlighting the 10 best resources of the year.  I was very encouraged to see that he has included my recent review of Peter Enn’s book The Bible Tells Me So (HarperOne, 2014).

That review was one of the longest I have written in some time (almost ten pages in a Word file), and I am grateful that TGC published the full version. Enns’ book has had a wide influence, so a thorough response needed to be widely distributed.

Here is what Collin had to say:

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Where Are They Now? The Complete RTS Charlotte Alumni Series (So Far)

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For the last year, I have been doing a series highlighting various alumni from RTS Charlotte entitled “Where Are They Now?”  In each installment we ask the alumnus a series of questions about their experience in seminary, how it has helped them in their ministry, and what advice they would give to current students. The responses have been very encouraging and enlightening.

There has been no particular order to the series, but we have covered grads from a variety of different eras and who have entered into a variety of different ministries.  And I plan to continue this series in the year to come.

For those who want to track …

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Where Are They Now? RTS Charlotte Alumnus Carlton Wynne

Carlton Wynne

One of the blessings of teaching at a seminary is seeing the various places to which God calls our graduates.  They are called into missions, pulpit ministry, counseling, campus ministry, women’s ministry, chaplaincy, and more.  And some are also called into academic ministry as they head towards a Ph.D. program and ultimately towards becoming a professor themselves.

One of our brightest graduates over the last decade has gone down this latter path.  Carlton Wynne (class of 2007) did his Ph.D. at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia and now is a lecturer there in Systematic Theology.  But, Carlton is not only an academic.  Before heading into Ph.D. work he served as …

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No Holy Spirit, No Scripture

Holy Spirit

There is an abiding perception in the Christian world that Reformed folks do not talk much about the Holy Spirit.  If you want to be in a church where the Holy Spirit plays a key role, so it is argued, then you will need to go in a charismatic or pentecostal direction.

If one is interesting in speaking in tongues or hearing modern-day prophecies, then I suppose this perception may be somewhat accurate.  But, this does not mean that Reformed folks do not talk about the Spirit.  On the contrary, the history of Reformed theology demonstrates a keen interest in the work and ministry of the third person of the …

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