Blog Posts by Ligon Duncan

Back from the PCA GA

Article by   June 2008
Don't want to be too PCA-centric, but Sean, Rick, Phil, Derek, Jeremy and I spent some time in Dallas at the PCA General Assembly this last week (June 10-13), and the week was quite encouraging in a number of ways. Derek... continue

What's missing in most churches

Article by   June 2008
Avery Willis, who was one of six candidates for the presidency of the Southern Baptist Convention (Johnny Hunt won, more on that later), told Associated Baptist Press . . . "The thing I see missing most in the churches I... continue

An Emphasis on Preaching

Article by   May 2008
My friend, Stewart Edwards, President of a wonderful organization called French Camp, recently wrote this in a newsletter:  Robert Lowry (1826-1899) had it right. A Baptist minister who penned over 500 hymns, many of which are still sung in... continue

R.C. Sproul and Van Halen

Article by   May 2008
We'll be praying for you Steve. You can take solace in the fact that I have already missed more deadlines and driven more editors to drink than you ever will (not because I'm more prolific, but because you are more... continue

Study. Live. Preach.

Article by   May 2008
Ezra 7:10 "For Ezra had set his heart to study the Law of the LORD, and to do it and to teach his statutes and rules in Israel." (ESV) I was struck as I listened last night to yet another... continue

The Postmodern Mafia

Article by   May 2008
Well Chris Larson of Ligonier sent me a joke I couldn't refuse to pass along.   What do you get when you cross a mafia 'Don' with a postmodernist?                     ... continue

Donald Macleod to receive DD from WTS

Article by   April 2008
The Free Church of Scotland reports it here. It has been my privilege to know Principal Macleod for over twenty years now. He is Principal and Professor of Systematic Theology at the Free Church of Scotland College in Edinburgh, Scotland.... continue

And speaking of Newman . . . (David F. Wells on us)

Article by   April 2008
"It takes no courage to sign up as a Protestant. To live by the truths of historic Protestantism, however, is an entirely different matter. That takes courage in today's context." Why? Wells answers: "The truths of historic Protestantism are sometimes... continue

Books on the Atonement (1)

Article by   April 2008
The cross of Christ is at the very center of Gospel proclamation, and thus a thorough, biblical grasp of this central truth is necessary for every Gospel minister. Yet our day has seen (like ages before us) much confusion on... continue

Wales Win!

Article by   March 2008
A grand slam of the Six Nations belongs to Wales. Read all about it. Here.Derek, lead us in a round of "Mae Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau," won't you?... continue
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