Category Archives: Orthodox Presbyterian Church

Golden Oldie (part three)

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From Make War No More?: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of J. Gresham Machen’s Warrior Children J. Gresham Machen may not be the gold standard for twentieth-century Reformed orthodoxy but he does stand out not only in every account of American Presbyterianism but in most accounts of religion in United States as arguably the most… Read More→

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Deadline Extended!!

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The OPC Summer Institute is still looking for qualified young men from seminary and college who are considering the vocation of ministry in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church. The new deadline is May 15, 2013. For two days (June 18-20, 2013) in the delightful setting of New Hampshire’s White Mountains, church officers will lead participants in… Read More→

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Called To Communion Hype and Roman Catholic Reality

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Bryan Cross’ response to Nick Batzig on the Reformed view of imputation has kicked up a little dust over at Green Baggins and for good reason, though I plan to go in a direction different from many of the Protestant complaints. Cross contends that Roman Catholics understand justification through the lens of agape while Reformed… Read More→

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If You Need Some Ecclesiology to Go with Your W-W

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The OPC is seeking applications from college students and seminarians for its Summer Institute. This year’s sessions will be conducted again at Shiloh Lodge from June 19 to 21 in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Successful applicants will have their travel and lodging expenses covered. The Summer Institute offers a glimpse of Reformed ministry as understood… Read More→

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Moderate 2K in the OPC: No (April’s) Fooling

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The April issue (online) of Ordained Servant is out and the theme is Natural Law. It features two articles that have 2k fingerprints all over them, David VanDrunen’s on natural law in Reformed theology and David Noe’s on the differences between redemption and culture and the implications of this difference for so-called Christian education. Here… Read More→

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Old Life Leaven

The new issue of Ordained Servant features the addresses that John Muether and I gave at the pre-General Assembly this past June. Here is the conclusion from Muether’s talk about the different interpreters — from Marsden and Noll to Woolley and Dennison — of Orthodox Presbyterian history: THE OPC AS BIG AND SMALL The OPC… Read More→

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