Blog Posts by Paul Levy

What's so special about preaching?

Article by   January 2012
Following on from Dr Lucas' post regarding preaching and lecturing, David Jackman has a great address from 2006 on 'What's so special about preaching?' He writes... ''I wonder if we have so over-reacted to the mystical and the subjective-emotional in... continue

Miracle Max and Semipelagianism

Article by   January 2012
There are few things worse than Christians over-analysing films and seeing ''the gospel'' and ''redemption'' all over the place when the actual director and writers had no intention of illustrating them. With that as a caveat, I venture to say that watching The Princess... continue

The Shorter Catechism's time is still here

Article by   January 2012
I've been bombarded with materials to help in learning the Shorter Catechism since my last post here It turns out there is a whole cottage industry for singing the CatechismSongs for Saplings - you can get them in the UK by going... continue

The Doctor for Dummies

Article by   January 2012
There have been a few reviews written of Engaging with Lloyd Jones (here, here and here) and we await Trueman's piece, but, in December, Evangelical Press brought out a lovely little biography of Lloyd Jones written by Eryl Davies which has gone... continue

Conferences in January - the Eccentrics and Bob Letham

Article by   January 2012
In the coming weeks there are two events I'm involved with. If you're around feel free to come along.The first is the Eccentrics conference organised by my FIEC loving brother. The conference has moved from Hebron Hall to the greatest... continue

The wisdom of Met Tab bookshop

Article by   January 2012
An astute reader has also noticed that there are no Carl Trueman books stocked at the Met Tab bookshop, however they do have the titles written by the wife of the Westminster librarian.... continue

What should you pray for at prayer meeting?

Article by   January 2012
Joel Beeke in his excellent little book 'The Family at Church' tells us ''People should pray for things great and small. They should pray for the glory of God, the growth of His people, the conversion of sinners and worldwide... continue

Where can you get good books in the UK?

Article by   January 2012
I've been asked by email where I'd recommend buying books from. It's not that easy in the UK as most Christian bookshops now specialise in cards and dodgy Christian music. In London, incredible though it is to think it, there... continue

Good on Norway

Article by   January 2012
The Guardian reports that the Bible becomes 2011 bestseller in Norway''There were people sleeping outside the day before the launch because it was embargoed - it's a bit ironic seeing that the content has been available for quite some time... continue

Good on the Queen

Article by   January 2012
If you missed the Queen's speech on Christmas Day, it really is worth watching, I never thought I'd write that.... ''God sent into the world a unique person neither a philosopher nor a general important though they are, but a... continue
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