What 40-Year-Old David Platt Would Say to His 20-Year-Old Self

David Platt, like all of us, has past regrets and future hopes. Here’s what he would say to his 20-year-old self.Listen Now

What Is the Regulative Principle?

Put simply, the regulative principle of worship states that the corporate worship of God is to be founded upon specific directions of Scripture. On the surface, it is difficult to see why anyone who values the authority of Scripture would find such a …

Discounted Books Offer

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A La Carte (June 22)

I’m in San Diego today and looking forward to speaking several times at the IBCD conference on the theme of “Loving Wayward Souls.” I hope to meet some of you here! Then it’s back home Saturday to worship with my church family on Sunday. (Yesterday on the blog: The Lost Spiritual Discipline) The Dangers of Distracted Parenting Parents (like myself) ought to consider this: “A mother telling kids to go out and play, a father saying he needs to concentrate on a …

$5 Friday: John Calvin, Baptism, & Salvation

It’s time for our weekly $5 Friday sale. This week’s resources include such topics as baptism, abortion, hard sayings, John Calvin, salvation, Jonathan Edwards, evangelism, and more.
Sale runs through 12:01 a.m. — 11:59 p.m. Friday ET.
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The One Thing You Must Never Lose

God has given you a foremost responsibility, one thing above all else to carefully steward, upon which everything else in your life depends: keeping your soul.

Where do I get this? From something Moses said in his valedictory address to the peopl…

What 40-Year-Old David Platt Would Say to His 20-Year-Old Self

David Platt, like all of us, has past regrets and future hopes. Here’s what he would say to his 20-year-old self.Listen Now

Recap of “Closing the Gap” Conference in Durham

Words by Justin Allison, Photos by Tavis Bohlinger* On June 18th and 19th, students, staff, and local attendees gathered in Durham for an international conference entitled “Closing the Gap: Best Practices for Integrating Historical and Theological Exegesis.” The aim was to host a conversation on the practice of theological interpretation, as opposed to the more abundant theoretical reflections upon […]

Systemic Ignorance: A Feature, Not a Bug, of Modern Education

“The pervasive ignorance of our students is not a mere accident or unfortunate but correctible outcome. It is the consequence of a civilizational commitment to civilizational suicide.”

Augustine’s ‘Confessions’ as Anti-Autobiography

Autobiography—the attempt to narrate one’s own story—is presumptuous. Which is why Augustine’s Confessions is ultimately an anti-autobiography.