Category Archives: Reformed Theology

Will Snooper Be in Heaven? St. Francis, Eschatology, and a Theology of Creation

What is a Biblical theology of “animals in heaven?” The following essay will appear in © 2009 Small Things, Big Things: Inspiring Stories of God’s Grace (P&R Publishing, to be released November 1, 2009: a preview page and pre orders are … Continue reading

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On Spiritual Gifts in the Church Today (1 Cor. 12)

I heard that the librarian of one of the greatest libraries in the world remarked: “We’re drowning in information and starving for knowledge.” I have come to learn in my life that it is not that I need more information, … Continue reading

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RTS Charlotte and Embers to a Flame Doctor of Ministry

RTS Charlotte is pleased to announce the Doctor of Ministry degree program with an Emphasis in Church Revitalization. I hope you will watch the video here to learn more about this ministry. At RTS Charlotte, we aim to equip pastors … Continue reading

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Moody Appearance

I appreciate prayer for upcoming appearances on “Prime Time America” on Moody Radio Network stations across N. America at the following times: Part 1: Wed, 7/22 @ 4:30 PM CST Part 2: Thu, 7/23 @ 4:30 PM CST Listeners can … Continue reading

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Simple, Not Complex: Remaining Faithful to Our Vision

I shared these thoughts this morning in a letter to our faculty and staff. I share them with you. Dear Friends in Christ at RTS Charlotte and RTS Orlando: I read a great quote in the WSJ today that I … Continue reading

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I Thought I Had Seen It All: A Presidential Vision for RTS Charlotte

Mark 8.22-25 “I thought I had seen it all…”    I used to hear my Aunt Eva say that all of the time. And then she would fill in the remaining part: “I thought I had seen it all..a man … Continue reading

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Embers to a Flame and RTS Charlotte Forging New Partnership

Through a memorandum of agreement with Dr. Harry Reeder, Briarwood Presbyterian Church and Embers to a Flame, Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, NC is introducing a Doctor of Ministry with an Emphasis in Church Revitalization. The first group of pastors … Continue reading

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The Refrain of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving comes into our lives each year like a comfortable old friend. There is refrain to it all. But what are the words to that refrain in your life? In Psalm 136 the refrain is the refrain of God’s grace: … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Thought

One of my favorite preachers is the 19th century Scottish preacher-boy, Robert Murray M’Cheyne, who ministered at St. Peter’s, Dundee. M’Cheyne once wrote: “Unfathomable oceans of grace are in Christ for you. Dive and dive again, you will  never come … Continue reading

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An Election Day Sermon 2008

An Election Day Sermon 2008 There is a tradition in our nation of preaching Election Day Sermons, and this American tradition is one that is based upon the teachings of Christ and should not be abandoned. Yes, we have learned … Continue reading

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