Churchill, by Paul Johnson, A Book Review by Don Sweeting

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  Churchill, by Paul Johnson, A Book Review by Don Sweeting for Books, Culture, Media, Life in the 21st Century (3rd edition), a journal of Colorado Christian University. Of the making of Churchill biographies, there is no end! But the best concise one-volume biography, in my opinion, is Paul Johnson’s Churchill (Penguin, 2009). Why is […]

Singing with the Pilgrims: The “Old Hundredth”

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Singing with the Pilgrims: The “Old Hundredth” Do you ever wonder what songs the American Pilgrims sang? I know one of them. It is probably the only one still printed in some of our hymnbooks. It’s called the “Old Hundredth” and it may have been sung at the first Thanksgiving! Let’s back up. One of […]

John Knox 500: Reformer, Pastor, Critic of Political / Religious Tyranny

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John Knox 500: Reformer, Pastor, Critic of Political/Religious Tyranny 2014 is the 500th anniversary of the birth of Scottish Reformer and Pastor John Knox. Knox was the leader of the Scottish reformation and the founder of the Scottish Presbyterian church. John Knox had a passion for God’s Word and a passion for Scotland. He was […]

Why Observe The International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church?

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Early in November many churches around the country observe the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. Hebrews 13.3 says, “Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you are also in the body.” The verse speaks of early Christians who were in prison […]

President’s Forum Video Podcast: Dr. Ligon Duncan – “Challenges and Opportunities for Christian Ministry and Calling”

American culture is rapidly changing and is very different from the days when RTS was founded. But our calling and message have not changed. Hear Don Sweeting interview our new Chancellor, Ligon Duncan, on the opportunities and challenges of doing ministry in a new cultural setting. Ligon Duncan is the Chancellor/CEO of Reformed Theological Seminary […]